DIRECTORY


Board of Trustees

Jerome Hunter
Jerome Hunter, EdD
Chair

Retired Faculty, California State University, Fullerton
 
BA, University of California Riverside
MA, Occidental College
EdD, University of Southern California

 
 
Year Appointed: 2006
Board Term: 2013-2016
 
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Carol Najera
Carol Najera, JD
Vice Chair

County of Los Angeles Superior Court Judge
 
BS, University of Southern California
JD, University of Southern California, Gould School of Law

 
 
Year Appointed: 2004
Board Term: 2013-2016
 
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Rodney Tahran
Rodney L. Tahran, OD, FAAO
Secretary/Treasurer

Vice-President, Professional Relations and Clinical Affairs, Essilor of America, Inc.
 
BS, Southern California College of Optometry
OD, Southern California College of Optometry

 
 
Year Appointed: 2009
Board Term: 2014-2017
 
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Glenda Secor
Glenda B. Secor, OD, FAAO
Immediate Past Chair

Practicing Optometrist
 
BS, Indiana University
OD, Indiana University

 
 
Year Appointed: 1994
Board Term: 2014-2017
 
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Morris Applebaum
Morris Applebaum, OD, FAAO
Board Trustee

Retired Optometrist
 
OD, Southern California College of Optometry
 
 
Year Appointed: 2012
Board Term: 2015-2018
 
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Cindy Blancq
Cindy Blancq, OD
Board Trustee

Practicing Optometrist
 
OD, Southern California College of Optometry
 
 
Year Appointed: 2015
Board Term: 2015-2018
 
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Gaye Breyman
Gaye Breyman, CAE
Board Trustee

Executive Director, California Academy of Physician Assistants
 
Certified Association Executive
 
 
Year Appointed: 2012
Board Term: 2015-2018
 
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Walter Buster
Walter Buster, EdD
Board Trustee

Consultant, Educational Leadership
 
BA Westmont College
MA Chapman College
EdD University of Montana

 
 
Year Appointed: 2015
Board Term: 2015-2018
 
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Gene Calkin
Gene D. Calkins, OD, JD
Board Trustee

Practicing Optometrist
 
BS, Southern California College of Optometry
OD, Southern California College of Optometry
JD, Western State University College of Law

 
 
Year Appointed: 1994
Board Term: 2013-2016
 
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Lynn Gabriel
Lynn Caffrey Gabriel, OD
Board Trustee

Community Leader
 
OD, Southern California College of Optometry
 
 
Year Appointed: 2015
Board Term: 2015-2018
 
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David Gibson
David Gibson
Board Trustee

Director, Optometric Professional Relations, Allergan USA
 
BS, Florida State University
 
 
Year Appointed: 2015
Board Term: 2015-2018
 
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Frances M. Hunter
Frances M. Hunter
Board Trustee

Founder and President, Little Eagle Free, Inc.
 
BA, California State University, Fullerton
 
 
Year Appointed: 1997
Board Term: 2015-2018
 
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Duncan Johnson
Duncan Johnson, EdD
Board Trustee

Retired Superintendent, Fullerton School District
 
BA, University of California at Los Angeles
MA, California State University, Fullerton
EdD, University of Southern California

 
 
Year Appointed: 2000
Board Term: 2015-2018
 
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Richard Jones
Richard D. Jones, JD
Board Trustee

Attorney at Law
 
BA, Whittier College
JD, University of the Pacific-McGeorge School of Law

 
 
Year Appointed: 2009
Board Term: 2015-2018
 
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Akio Kanai
Akio Kanai, OD
Board Trustee

Chairman and CEO of Fuji Optical Co., Ltd
 
BA, Waseda University
OD, Southern California College of Optometry

 
 
Year Appointed: 2014
Board Term: 2015-2018
 
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Robert J. Kemp
Robert J. Kemp
Board Trustee

President, Kemp Financial Management, LLC
 
BS, Political Science, California State University, Fullerton
 
 
Year Appointed: 2012
Board Term: 2015-2018
 
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Charles Luu
Charles C. Luu, OD
Board Trustee

Practicing Optometrist
 
BS, Southern California College of Optometry
OD, Southern California College of Optometry

 
 
Year Appointed: 2011
Board Term: 2015-2018
 
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Joseph Mallinger
Joseph C. Mallinger, OD, MBA, FAAO
Board Trustee

President & Chief Executive Officer Vision West
 
BS, University of San Diego
BS, Southern California College of Optometry
OD, Southern California College of Optometry

 
 
Year Appointed: 2010
Board Term: 2013-2016
 
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Daniel May
Daniel L. May, MD
Board Trustee

Practicing Family Physician
 
BA, California State University, Fullerton
MD, University of California, Irvine
Family Practice residency (Chief Resident) USC-PIH Family Practice

 
 
Year Appointed: 2011
Board Term: 2014-2017
 
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Dawn Miller
Dawn M. Miller, OD
Board Trustee

Practicing Optometrist
 
OD, Southern California College of Optometry
 
 
Year Appointed: 2011
Board Term: 2014-2017
 
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Richard Price
Richard S. Price II, JD
Board Trustee

Attorney at Law
 
BA, University of California, Riverside
JD, University of California, Davis

 
 
Year Appointed: 2011
Board Term: 2014-2017
 
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