Illinois Chapter

Current Officers

Immediate Past President: Eileen Gable, OD, FAAO 
President: Lauren Ristin, OD, FAAO
President Elect: Heather McLeod, OD, FAAO
Treasurer: Katie Foreman, OD, FAAO
Secretary: Sonal Pandya, OD, FAAO

We would like to congratulate and welcome our new trustees!

Victoria Butcko_IL
Victoria Butcko, OD, FAAO
Helen Gabriel_IL
Helen Gabriel,
Jamie Hogan_IL
Jamie Hogan,
Michelle Lee_IL
Michelle Lee,
Olivia Steinberg
Olivia Steinberg, OD, FAAO

Illinois Chapter Student Travel Fellowships

Congratulations to the 2019 Illinois Chapter Student Travel Fellowship Recipients!

Chelsea Des Rosiers Student Travel Fellowship

Chelsea Des Roisers, Midwestern University Chicago College of Optometry

Michelle Kleman student travel fellowship

Michelle Kleman, Illinois College of Optometry

Congratulations to our 2018 Illinois Chapter Student Travel Fellowship Award Recipients!

Mariana Ferraz, Illinois College of Optometry
Agnieszka Krol, Illinois College of Optometry

IL Chapter 2018 Student Travel Awards



All Fellows, Candidate for Fellowship, and Optometry Residents residing in the State of Illinois are eligible for membership. 

Benefits of Membership

  • Free quality, local continuing education programs (2 events per year)
  • Camaraderie among Illinois Fellows
  • Support student travel fellowships for the annual meeting
  • Promote the Mission of the Academy

Annual Dues

To be able to provide our members with these benefits, the Illinois Chapter collects membership dues. Please visit our PayPal account to pay your annual membership dues ($45). Optometry Residents are afforded free membership.  

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