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.
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)
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.