Thursday, October 2, 2014

About the Gala

With a focus on supporting vision readiness for all children in Orange County, the fourth annual Shared Visions Gala and V–Awards will be held on Thursday, October 2, 2014.

The Shared Visions Gala and V–Awards is the signature fundraising event for Marshall B. Ketchum University of Fullerton, CA, a new name for an expanded healthcare educational enterprise that includes the Southern California College of Optometry and the new School of Physician Assistant Studies.

About MBKU

Established in 1904, the Marshall B. Ketchum University is a private, non-profit, educational institution. The University confers a four-year, professional degree, Doctor of Optometry (O.D.); a Master of Science in Vision Science (M.S.) degree; and a Master of Medical Sciences (MMS) degree. The University is also adding the School of Physician Assistant Studies as the first step in the development of an interprofessional healthcare campus. Marshall B. Ketchum University provides a diversity of healthcare training opportunities in an environment fully focused on medical professionalism, combining advanced clinical training with innovative teaching methods.

Gala Blue Ribbon Committee
  • Kevin L. Alexander, O.D., Ph.D., President
  • Glenda Secor, O.D., Trustee, Board Chair
  • Frances Hunter-Knott, Trustee, Honorary Gala Chair
  • Paul A. Stover, M.Ed., Gala Chair *
  • Arlene Kaye, SCMD, Gala Director *
  • Carol L. Alexander, O.D.
  • Judy Badstuebner *
  • James Bailey, O.D.
  • Marilyn Bailey
  • Erika Bernal, M.B.A. *
  • Brett J. Braun
  • Matthew Breneman *
  • Frances DiPietro *
  • Tim Edrington, O.D.
  • David W. Hansen, O.D.
  • Theresa Harvey
  • Wayne Heidle
  • Brooke Jakovich
  • Rose Ann Jankowski, Pharm.D
  • Janice Lee *
  • Stephen Lee, M.S. *
  • Kimberly Lopipero, MPAS, PA-C
  • Lynn Lowell, O.D.
  • Martha Mijares
  • Emily Rodriguez *
  • John R. Rossi, O.D.
  • Mark Sawamura, O.D.
  • Judy Tong, O.D.
  • Randyce Wechter

  • *University Advancement
    V-Award Recipients
    • Corporate Humanitarian Service
    • Individual Humanitarian Service
    • Shared Visions Signature Artist Award
    • Allergan
    • Marshall B. Ketchum, M.D.
    • Susan Joy Gustafson
    • Corporate Service
    • (Posthumously) Founder’s Award
    • Shared Visions Artist Award
    • Abbott Medical Optics
    • James H. Blake
    • Donald E. Studt, O.D.
    • Thomas S. Tooma, M.D.
    • InfantSEE
    • Corporate Service
    • Community Service
    • Individual Service
    • Global Service
    • Special Program Achievement
    • Peter Ash
    • Akio Kanaii, O.D.
    • Frances & Steve Knott
    • Natalia Olenicoff
    • Nonprofit Service
    • Corporate Service
    • Individual Service
    • Community Service