Optometrists. Ophthalmologists. Industry leaders in construction, business, finance, and more. Our board is made up of dedicated professionals from various backgrounds who all have one thing in common: an unwavering commitment to improving vision health and access to vision care in Northeast Florida!


Adam Verducci, Chairman, Gilbane Building Company

S. Akbar Hasan, MD, Chairman Elect, Florida Eye Specialists

James Tyler Kirk, Treasurer, Alfred I. duPont Charitable Trust

Patrick Riley, Secretary, Northwest Plumbing

Paula Bides, MPA, Immediate Past Chairman, Ascension St. Vincent’s

Kelly H. Unkrich, MD, Medical Director, Nemours Children’s Health System

Board of Directors

Chris Black, Sunoptic Technologies

Tonia Bradley, OD, Bradley Eyecare, LLC

Jeffery Brown, OD, Jax Vision Care

Dawn Duss, MD, Pediatric Eye Consultants of North Florida

Sabrie Edmonston, Wolfson Children’s Hospital

Pattie Lamell, M.Ed., CO, COMT

Jeffrey H. Levenson, MD, Levenson Eye Associates

Lisa McIntosh, C-E-Optimal Advisors

Susan Monahan, OD, FAAO, Ponte Vedra Eye Associates

Brian L. Schwam, MD, Johnson & Johnson Vision

Megan N. Scott, MD, Palm Valley Eye Care and Surgeons

Josh Treadway, New World Medical

Vontrece Williams, Vivid Clinical Research

Edward E. Witt, Jr, Miller Electric Company

Visionaries (Lifetime Honorary Members)

Walter B. Butler

Jeremiah Cooper

W. W. “Bill” Gay

Frances B. Kinne, PhD

William J. Knauer, III, MD

Dorothy D. Mathias

Anne McIntosh

Henry G. Motes, Jr.

Robert O. Purcifull

Lynwood Roberts

Edward E. Witt, Sr.

Jane M. Wynn