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CHAIRMAN'S CIRCLE

Optometry Giving Sight recognizes the following individuals for their outstanding support as members of the Chairman's Circle with their contributions of $6,000 or more annually. We are grateful for their dedication to the development of sustainable eye and vision care projects around the world.

If you would like information about joining the Chairman's Circle please contact us. You can also sign up for a recurring monthly donation of $500 or make an annual equivalent gift via our donate page.

RON WALKER

RON WALKER

Member since 2017

Ron Walker is the publisher of AllAboutVision.com, which he co-founded in 2000. Prior to that, Ron launched the first e-newsletter for eye care practitioners -- Contact Lenses Today -- and served in various capacities with professional publications including Contact Lens Spectrum, Eyecare Business and Optometric Management.

ERIC WHITE

ERIC WHITE

Member since 2017

Eric White, O.D. is the owner of Complete Family Vision Care Optometry in San Diego, California. He is a clinical Investigator for several contact lens companies having participated on over 420 clinical studies. Dr. White is a consultant to many advisory boards and numerous professional optometric organizations. He has published several articles on contact lenses and given numerous talks on contact lenses, eye safety, computer vision syndrome and practice management. Dr. White was awarded the 2012 Transitions National Eyecare Practice of the Year, the 2014 Vision Monday Innovator of the Year and the 2015 Transitions Ambassador of the Year.

Michael A. Kling

Michael A. Kling

Member since 2017

Michael A. Kling (Mick) is owner and CEO of Invision Optometry, a private optometric practice located in San Diego, California. He earned his Doctor of Optometry degree, with honors, from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN and went on to complete his residency training in Ocular Disease at Omega Eye Care Center in Jackson, TN. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the California Optometric Association (which named him a “Young OD of the Year” in 2000), and a past president of the San Diego County Optometric Society.

GINNY CONNORS

GINNY CONNORS

Member since 2017

Ginny Connors has honored her husband with her support of the Dr. Victor J. Connors Memorial Scholarship. Vic passed away in June 2016. The scholarship was established as a lasting legacy to Vic for his leadership in the world optometric community. It will be awarded to a student at the School of Optometry in Malawi every five years for their full course of study. Vic was one of the driving forces behind the establishment of Optometry Giving Sight in the USA, serving as both Chair and CEO for many years. He also served on the OGS Global Board from 2006-12. OGS honored Vic with our Outstanding Achievement Award in 2011 and Isthmus Eye Care as Practice of the Year in 2013. He served as President of the American Optometric Association, as well as President of the World Council of Optometry.

DR. GORDON & DENISE PRICE

DR. GORDON & DENISE PRICE

Member since 2017

Dr. Gordon A. Price as been the owner of Vision Source Scituate, an optometric practice, for the past 45 years. Denise, his spouse, has been the practice manager for the past 30 years. During those years Dr. Price has served in many capacities for his national and state affiliated optometric organizations as well as appointments to numerous committees in Scituate; currently he serves as Finance Director for the First Trinitarian Church of Scituate and vice-chair of the Council on Aging. Denise also has been and is currently serving in charitable organizations locally serving the homeless and those suffering from addictions.

We proudly remember and honour our founding Chairman, Professor Brien Holden

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