ROS Minutes - February 2021

ROS Business Meeting 2/1/2021 Minutes

Via Zoom


Sponsor: Ionis and Retina Institute of Virginia

Lecturer: Retinal Institute of Virginia


Called to order @ 8:35pm by Dr. Michael Polo - President ROS


Reading of last meeting’s minutes waived


Secretary and Treasurer’s report - Dr. Mark MacMillan

Bank Balance:

Checking: $25,109.66

Money Market: $18,263.53

Pay Pal: $593.60


Dues: 2021 Dues $100 via PayPal, VOA website, or check

Please send checks to:

ATTN: Mark MacMillan, OD

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Midlothian, VA 23113


Membership: 101 members, 1 new Member

Dr. Seth Gorman


Please refer any OD’s that are not currently members so we can continue to grow and support our profession

VP report - Dr. Christine Paschal

Next meeting date and sponsor to be determined - March


President Report - Dr. Michael Polo


Immediate Past President

-Dr. Jonathan Noble

Presentation of plaque


Dr. Alsop - VOA Report

Share #2020 Tuesday posts


Thanks to all who have met with legislators.  Get ready for 2021.


Annual Conference - Washington D.C.

May 21-23

Omni Shoreham


In Focus 1hr CE

7:30 March 4th

Pediatric Eye Emergencies


Contact lens Symposium

August 12-15th

Hilton Virginia Beach - Oceanfront


COVID Vaccine


AOA report - Dr. Jerry Neidigh

AOA First Look - Review the Blue Box

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SECO Report - Dr. Michael Polo for Dr. Joe Droter

New Dates

Registration opens February 2021

April 28th-May 2nd

Georgia World Congress Center

Atlanta, GA


Board of Optometry - Dr. Michael Polo for Dr. Steve Linas

Next meeting Cancelled - Will meet again July 2021

Hearings for disciplinary action will continue


Deadline for licensure renewal and CE credit March 31st, 2021


New Business 



Old Business



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