Minutes of the Annual Meeting
North Carolina State Board of Examiners in Optometry
Embassy Suites Hotel at Kingston Plantation
Myrtle Beach, SC
12:00 p.m., June 5, 2008
The meeting was called to order at 12:00 p.m. by the President. Present at the meeting were Drs. David Anderson, President, William Hendrix, Secretary-Treasurer, Joel Banks, Michael Clark, William Rafferty and Mr. Roger Mitchell and Ms. Mary Richardson, members of the Board. Also present was Dr. John Robinson, the Board’s Executive Director. Announcing that the purpose of the meeting was to elect new officers. Dr. Anderson opened the floor for nominations for President.
Mr. Mitchell nominated Dr. Banks for President. The motion was seconded by Dr. Clark. When the President asked for further nominations there were none. Dr. Clark moved and Ms. Richardson seconded a motion that Dr. Banks be elected by acclimation. The motion carried unanimously.
The floor was then opened for nominations for Secretary-Treasurer. Ms. Richardson nominated Dr. Hendrix. The motion was seconded by Dr. Banks. When the President asked for further nominations there were none. Mr. Mitchell moved and Ms. Richardson seconded a motion that Dr. Hendrix be elected by acclimation. The motion carried unanimously.
Dr. Anderson took a moment to thank the members of the Board and Staff for their support during his time in office and over the five years he has been a Member of the Board. Dr. Banks thanked those present for their confidence in him and assured them that he would do his utmost to lead the Board in the maintenance of the highest standards of professional and ethical practice of optometry as exemplified by those who have gone before.
There being no further business at the 2008 Annual Meeting of the Board to elect officers, on a motion by Ms. Richardson that was seconded by Mr. Mitchell and carried unanimously the meeting was adjourned at 12:20 p.m.
Raleigh, North Carolina