By the Division of Professional Licensure

1000 Washington Street
Boston, MA  02118-6100

June 18, 2014  9:15AM      Room 1C


Housekeeping and Evacuation Procedures ( staff)

Review of  March 19, April 16, & May 21, 2014 Minutes 


Board Counsel Report:  [Rachael Pauze, Esq.]

  • Continuing Education Course Approval Policy – Board Vote to Approve
  • State Ethics Commission Draft Advisory regarding private business relationships and private dealings
  • DOI Regulations concerning risk bearing providers


  • Discussion of potential changes to the regulations [Dr. Zahka]
    • Comments on Proposed Regs from MSO (Richard T. Lawless) dated 5/21/14
  • ARBO 2014 Report


  • Letter from Dr. Eliezer Peli (dated 4/17/14) re: ce approval request
  • Email from Dr. Sheila Abrecht (dated 4/28/14) re: license reinstatement withdrawal
  • Sierra Rice (dated 5/1/14) re: Upcoming OE Tracker changes
  • Letter from Dr. Fowler dated 5/12/14 re: ce extension request
  • Email from Dr. David Tierney (dated May 19, 2014) re: automatic signatures on  spectacle and contact lens prescriptions

Case Update:

  • OP-14-004 (QC)

Final Decision and Order: [Closed Quasi Judicial Session pursuant to  G.L. c. 30A, s. 18]

Open Session for Topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours in advance of meeting.


***Reasonable accommodations or modifications will be provided to individuals with disabilities to participate in the Optometry board meeting. All requests should be directed to Deborah Cassano by calling 617-727-3110 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 after June 16th , 2014 may not be provided due to feasibility.