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2017 Vision Expo East

OWA Board of Directors Meeting VEE 2017

The OWA Board of Directors gathered for their Vision Expo bi-annual meeting to determine progress, revisit policies, and ensure that the OWA is moving in the direction of the shared vision and goals of the organization.

2017 OWA Board of Directors

The 2017 OWA Board at their annual board meeting at Vision Expo East.
(Left to Right) Laura Dorris (Vision West), Robyn Crimmins (VSP Optics Group), Lorinda Fraboni (Walman Optical), Lorie Lippiatt (The Salem Eyecare Center), Maureen Cavanagh (Vision Impact Institute), Janet Johnson (Ocuco), Debbie Myres (Pacific Northern), Tiara Claxton (Safilo USA), Jean Sabre (Uptown Vision), Deb Bulken (Luxottica)

You may click on any photograph to download a high-resolution version. There are two albums below: one for OWA Champagne Breakfast Celebrating Women in Leadership, and a second album for the OWA Star Award Ceremony. All photos provided by the OWA, except where otherwise credited.

Also below is a video from the Star Award Ceremony

OWA Champagne Breakfast Celebrating Women in Leadership

OWA Champagne Breakfast Celebrating Women in Leadership
March 30, 2017

The 3rd annual OWA Champagne Breakfast honoring women in leadership, and coinciding with the OWA's 20th Anniversary, was held on Thursday, March 30th at the trendy Kimpton Hotel Eventi. Inaugural Pinnacle Award honoree Corinne McCormack along with Star Award honorees Lorie Lippiatt and Kate Renwick-Espinosa shared their own personal experiences and achievements throughout their career. The event also featured an intimate, interactive question and answer conversation with Dori Carlson, OD, FAAO, a past president of the American Optometric Association and owner/optometrist at Heartland Eye Care, and OWA President Maureen Cavanagh.

OWA Star Award Ceremony

OWA Star Award Ceremony
April 1, 2017

Platinum Sponsors
Essilor Laboratories Luxottica Marchon Safilo Group VSP Global

Gold Sponsors
Block Business Group Europa Jobson Optical Group Marco Ophthalmic Equipment Mondottica
MyEyeDr National Vision Oliver Peoples PentaVision Vision Source
VisionWeb Vision Expo WestGroupe Zeiss Zyloware

Silver Sponsors
Clear Vision CooperVision Costa Inspecs USA Inspecs USA
L'Amy Group New York Eye Shamir Silhouette
Tura Eyewear Vision Council of America Vision West Walman

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