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!


Patrick Riley, Chair, Northwest Plumbing

Brian Schwam, MD, Chair Elect, Johnson & Johnson Vision

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

Sabrie Edmonston, Secretary, Wolfson Children’s Hospital

S. Akbar Hasan, MD, Immediate Past Chair, Florida Eye Specialists

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

Board of Directors

Chris Black, Sunoptic Technologies

Jeffery Brown, OD, Jax Vision Care

Dawn Duss, MD, Pediatric Eye Consultants of North Florida

Pattie Lamell, M.Ed, Community Volunteer

Jeffrey H. Levenson, MD, Levenson Eye Associates

David McInnes, MD, Ascension St. Vincent’s

Megan Scott, MD, Palm Valley Eye Care & Surgeons

Josh Treadway, New World Medical

Vontrece Williams, Vivid Clinical Research

Edward E. Witt, Jr, Miller Electric Company

Susan Monahan, OD, FAAO*, Ponte Vedra Eye Associates

Adam Verducci*, Gilbane Building Company

*Non-voting one year due to bylaw requirements

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