A Board of Trustees govern the Broward County Optometric Association.
The Board of Trustees consists of trustees plus these officers:
  • President 
  • Vice-President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Immediate Past President
It is empowered to conduct BCOA business and meets every month to:
  • Transact BCOA business. 
  • Establish BCOA policy.

In addition, BCOA Adjunct Board members advise the BCOA Board of Trustees at these monthly meetings. The adjunct members consist of a Florida Optometric Association representative and a NOVA College of Optometry Student representative.

 


BCOA Board Members
President:

Jaime A. Balaguer, Jr, O.D.   

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Vice-President: Brianna Rhue, O.D., F.A.A.O            This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Secretary: Leon Nehmad, O.D., F.A.A.O         This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Treasurer:
Smith Blanc, O.D.                      
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Imm. Past President: Annette Bade, O.D., F.A.A.O.              This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Trustees:
Nathan Schramm, O.D., CNS, FSLS

 

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Ivana Obradovic, O.D., F.A.A.O     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Scott Pearl, O.D.   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Benjamin Thayil, O.D.    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
BCOA Committees for 2013-2014
Gold Coast Committee
  • Jaime A. Balaguer, Jr., O.D. (Chair)
  • Annette Bade, O.D., F.A.A.O. (Co-Chair)
  • Brianna Rhue, O.D., F.A.A.O. (Sponsorship)
  • Smith Blanc, O.D.
  • Leon Nehmad, O.D., F.A.A.O.
  • Ivana Obradovic, O.D., F.A.A.O.
  • Nathan Schramm, O.D., CNS, FSLS
  • Scott Pearl, O.D.
  • Benjamin Thayil, O.D.
  • Scott Gardner, O.D. (Site Coordinator)
  • Joseph Sowka, O.D, F.A.A.O. (Education Coordinator)
  • Lori Vollmer, O.D., F.A.A.O. (Education Coordinator)
Continuing Education Committee
  • Lori Vollmer, O.D., F.A.A.O. (Chair)
  • Joseph Sowka, O.D, F.A.A.O.
  • Jaime A. Balaguer, Jr., O.D.
  • Rachel Snell

 

Industrial Relations and Sponsorship Committee
  • Brianna Rhue, O.D., F.A.A.O. (Chair)
  • Jaime A. Balaguer, Jr., O.D. (Co-Chair)

 

OD EYE PAC Committee
  • Brianna Rhue, O.D.  (Chair)
  • Ivana Obradovic, O.D. (Co-Chair)
Nominating Committee
  • Leon Nehmad, O.D. (Chair)
  • Jaime A. Balaguer, Jr., O.D. (Co-Chair)
 
Event Planning and Social Media Committee
  • Ivana Obradovic, O.D. (Chair)
  • Smith Blanc, O.D. (Co-Chair)
Webpage Committee
  • Jaime A. Balaguer, Jr., O.D. (Chair)
  • Brandon Cornish, O.D. (Co-Chair)
Legal and Legislative Committee
  • Nathan Schramm, O.D., CNS, FSLS (Chair)
  • Jaime A. Balaguer, Jr., O.D. (Co-Chair)
 
Third Party Committee
  • Smith Blanc, O.D. (Chair)
  • Jaime A. Balaguer, Jr., O.D. (Co-Chair)