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!


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

Patrick Riley, Chairman Elect, Northwest Plumbing

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

Megan Scott, MD, Secretary, Palm Valley Eye Care & Surgeons

Adam Verducci, Immediate Past Chairman, Gilbane Building Company

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

Board of Directors

Chris Black, Sunoptic Technologies

Tonia Bradley, OD, Bradley Eyecare, LLC

Dawn Duss, MD, Pediatric Eye Consultants of North Florida

Sabrie Edmonston, Wolfson Children’s Hospital

Pattie Lamell, M.Ed, Community Volunteer

Jeffrey H. Levenson, MD, Levenson Eye Associates

Susan Monahan, OD, FAAO, Ponte Vedra Eye Associates

Vontrece Williams, Vivid Clinical Research

Edward E. Witt, Jr, Miller Electric Company

Paula Bides*, Ascension St. Vincent’s

Jeffery Brown, OD*, Jax Vision Care

Brian L. Schwam, MD*, Johnson & Johnson Vision

Josh Treadway*, New World Medical

*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