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 3, 2010

 

 

 

The meeting was called to order at 12:00 p.m. by the President.  Present at the meeting were Dr. Joel Banks, President, Mr. Roger Mitchell, Secretary-Treasurer, Drs. David Anderson, Michael Clark, Andy Cook and William Rafferty 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 officers for the coming fiscal year, July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011, Dr. Banks opened the floor for nominations for President.

 

Dr. Anderson nominated Dr. Clark for President.  The motion was seconded by Ms. Richardson.  When the President asked for further nominations there were none. Dr. Anderson then moved and Ms. Richardson seconded a motion that Dr. Clark be elected by acclimation.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

The floor was then opened for nominations for Secretary-Treasurer.  Dr. Anderson nominated Dr. Rafferty.  The motion was seconded by Ms. Richardson. When the President asked for further nominations there were none.  Ms. Richardson moved and Dr. Anderson seconded a motion that Dr. Rafferty be elected by acclimation.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

Dr. Banks took a moment to thank the members of the Board  and Staff for their support during his time in office and over the years he has been a Member of the Board.  He especially thanked those present for their confidence in him by electing him President two years in a row and assured them that he made every effort 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 2010 Annual Meeting of the Board, on a motion by Ms. Richardson that was seconded by Mr. Mitchell and carried unanimously the meeting was adjourned at 12:15 p.m.

 

 

                                                                                                Approved:  Raleigh, NC

                                                                                                July 29, 2010