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!


Jeffery D. Brown, OD, Chairman, Jax Vision Care

Paula Bides, MPA, Chairman Elect, St. Vincent’s Healthcare

Susan Monohan, OD, FAAO, Secretary, Optometrist

Adam Verducci, Treasurer, Gilbane Building Company

Gregg Effner, Immediate Past Chairman, Vertus Insurance Partners

Board of Directors

Chris Black, Sunoptic Technologies

Tonia Bradley, OD, Bradley Eyecare, LLC

S. Akbar Hasan, MD, Florida Eye Specialists

Jeffrey H. Levenson, MD, Levenson Eye Associates

Susan Manier, Community Volunteer

Lisa McIntosh, Wells Fargo Bank

Patrick Riley, Northwest Plumbing

Brian L. Schwam, MD, Johnson and Johnson Vision Care

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

Josh Treadway, New World Medical

Kelly H. Unkrich, MD, Nemours Children’s Specialty Care

Edward E. Witt, Jr, Miller Electric Company

Visionaries (Lifetime Honorary Members)

W. W. “Bill” Gay

Frances B. Kinne, PhD

William J. Knauer, III, MD

Dorothy D. Mathias

Edward E. Witt, Sr.