North Carolina Chapter

Chapter History

The North Carolina Chapter of the American Academy of Optometry (NC-AAO) was founded in 2004 by Dr. Roger Cummings and aided by Dr. Robert Morris both associated with the W.G. “Bill” Hefner VAMC.  The mission of the chapter is to provide high quality CE at the state level, to promote life-long learning to North Carolina OD’s, as well as, to encourage young optometrists to pursue membership into the American Academy of Optometry at the national level. 

Current Officers: 

President: Aaron Tarbett, OD, FAAO
VP/President Elect: Kristine Loo, OD, FAAO
Secretary: Charlene Singh, OD
Treasurer: Matt Levernosh, OD
Member-at-Large: Kristin Richwine, OD, FAAO

NCAAO Past Officers

President:
2016 - 2017: Elizabeth Cody, OD, FAAO
2014 - 2015: Jarett Mazzarella, OD, FAAO
2013 - 2014: Edward Chu, OD, FAAO
2010 - 2012: Phillip Roels, OD, FAAO
2008 - 2010: Diana Mah, OD, FAAO
2006 - 2008: Robert Morris, OD, FAAO
2004 - 2006: Roger Cummings, OD, FAAO

Vice President:
2016 - 2017: Aaron Tarbett, OD, FAAO

Secretary: 
2016 - 2017: Laurie Hoffman, OD, FAAO
2012 - 2015: Elizabeth Cody, OD, FAAO
2008 - 2011: Kate Lanier, OD, FAAO

Treasurer:
2016 - 2017: Kristin Loo, OD, FAAO
2013 - 2015: Dustin Reece, OD, FAAO
2011 - 2012: Elizabeth Cody, OD, FAAO
2008 - 2010: Arun Subramanian, OD, FAAO

Board Member: 
2016 - 2017: Justin Cole, OD, FAAO
2013 - 2015: Diana Mah, OD, FAAO
2011 - 2012: Bruce Baldwin, OD, FAAO
2008 - 2010: Roger Cummings, OD, FAAO