By the Division of Professional Licensure

December 12th, 2012:  9:30AM:  Room 1C       

Facility Briefing (Staff)

9:30 AM    Review of  October 17th , 2012 Minutes

9:40 AM   Board Counsel Report:  [Sheila York, Esq.]

  • Info on Mass Health participation for license renewal. 
  • Further info on Gift Ban Bill-111N.
  • FAQs for website re: contacts close to expiration date and advertising responsibility

10:30 AM  Old Business:

  • OE Tracker discussion for use in future CE audits: Waiting for comments by DPL
  • Statement concerning ophthalmic assistants dispensing when supervised by OD-Dr. Elliott
  • Status of MCPHS in their successful bid to become CE Entity of the Board

10:30 AM   New Business:


  • Letter from Joyce Urbeck of American Optometric Association.
  • Letter from L. Potvin, O.D. requesting extension of CE deadline.
  • Letter from Kent Daum, O.D., Ph.D.  regarding CE Entity Status
  • Letter from David Schurgin, O.D.,  regarding CE Entity Status

10:45 AM    Deliberative Session: [closed session pursuant to G.L. c. 30, § 18, ¶ 5(d)]


  • OP-12-002 (LL)

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