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IACLE Global Member Newsletter – Special Notice February 2018

IACLE welcomes new line-up of Executive Board

Elected officers of the International Association of Contact Lens Educators’ Executive Board will take on new responsibilities following the biennial election held last month.
Professor Philip Morgan, of the University of Manchester, UK takes the role of IACLE Vice-President after two years as Assistant Secretary. Dr Luigina Sorbara, Associate Professorat the University of Waterloo, Canada becomes the Assistant Secretary after two years as Vice-President.

President Dr Shehzad Naroo commented: ‘On behalf of IACLE, I would like to thank Gina for her commitment to the role of Vice President over the past two years. Gina has had various roles on the Executive Board in the past, including Treasurer.

I am glad to report that she will remain involved in the future. I would also like to welcome back Phil to his previous position, and look forward to working with all our board members to fulfil IACLE’s mission.’

Americas Regional President Dr Sergio Garcia of the Universidad Santo Tomás, Colombia was re-elected to the board. We look forward to candidate Professor Sabrina Lara of the National University of Villa María, Argentina continuing to be closely involved with IACLE at the regional level.

The following positions have been filled for a two-year term of office:

PresidentShehzad Naroo
Aston University, Birmingham, UK

Vice PresidentPhilip Morgan
Eurolens Research, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

SecretaryJanice Jurkus
Illinois College of Optometry, Chicago, USA

Assistant SecretaryLuigina Sorbara
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada

TreasurerEtty Bitton
University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada

Assistant TreasurerOrlando Neira
Fundación Universitaria del Área Andina, Pereira, Colombia

Americas
Regional President

Sergio Garcia
Universidad Santo Tomás, Bucaramanga, Colombia

Asia Pacific
Regional President

Rajeswari Mahadevan
Elite School of Optometry, Chennai, India

EAME
Regional President
Judith Morris
The Institute of Optometry, London, UK 


Find out more about IACLE’s Executive Board