By the Division of Professional Licensure

Board of Registration of Optometry 
1000 Washington Street 1st Floor Room 1C, Boston, MA 02118
DATE: January 18, 2017 TIME: 11:00 a.m.

Posted on: January 11, 2017 at 2:30 p.m.

Notice of Meeting and Topics

Meeting called to order:

  • Evacuation Procedure

Board Business: 

  • Review Minutes:
    • Minutes of November 16, 2016 meeting
  • Report from Executive Director, Michael Hawley
    •  E-Licensing Update
    • Audit update
  • Legal Update from Board Counsel,  Sheila York
    • Regulatory changes pursuant to Executive Order #562
    • Update on status of any pending legal matters

Audit Results:

  • Review CEs of audit respondents


  • National Board of Examiners in Optometry Test Points Summer 2016
  • Accreditation Council on Optometric Education Calls for Comments


Wall Certificates:

Open session for topics not reasonably anticipated 48 hours in advance of meeting:

Cases, Investigative Conference, Settlement Offers [Closed session pursuant to G.L. c. 112 §65C]: 

Reasonable accommodations or modifications will be provided to individuals with disabilities to participate in the Board of Registration of Optometry meeting. All requests should be directed to Cheryl Yebba by calling 617-727-4992 or TTY/TDD: (617) 727-2099 by no later than 24 hours prior to the noted Board meeting date.  While the Division of Professional Licensure will attempt to honor all requests, those requests received later than 48 hours before the meeting may not be provided due to feasibility.