MOA ELECTS NEW BOARD AND OFFICERS
At the MOA 2022 Annual Meeting, the following officers and board members were selected to lead your organization until May 2023:
Dr. Dirk Beyer, Hamilton - President
Dr. Caitlin Campbell, Missoula - First Vice President
Dr. Paige Nash, Lewistown - Second Vice President
Dr. Nicole Henriksen, Helena - Immediate Past President
Dr. William Thomas, Missoula - Board Member
Dr. Robert Simons, Helena - Board Member
Ronald L. Benner, O.D. elected President-elect of the American Optometric Association
Dr. Benner, owner of Southern Montana Optometric Association in Laurel, Montana, was first elected to the American Optometric Association Board of Trustees in June 2015. Dr. Benner is the first Montana optometrist to serve on the AOA Board.
A past president of the Montana Optometric Association (MOA), Dr. Benner has held numerous roles within the MOA, as well as within the Great Western Council of Optometry, serving as chair of the board of directors. Dr. Benner has been honored with the MOA Young Optometrist of the Year Award, MOA Distinguished Service Award and, twice, MOA Optometrist of the Year Award.
A graduate of Pacific University College of Optometry, Dr. Benner has been active in his community, serving in numerous civic and faith-based organizations.
Congratulations Dr. Ron Benner. A huge thank you for all you have done for the MOA and now the AOA. Montana is so very proud of you!
|PRESIDENT||FIRST VICE PRESIDENT||SECOND VICE PRESIDENT|
|Dirk Beyer, O.D.
Phone: (406) 363-2020
|Caitlin Campbell, OD
Phone: (406) 549-4851
|Paige Nash-Rauen, OD
|BOARD MEMBER||BOARD MEMBER||IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT|
|Robert Simons, O.D.
Phone: (406) 443-2121
|William Thomas, OD
Phone: (406) 549-2541
|Nicole Henriksen, O.D.
Phone: (406) 442-6814
Doctors of optometry (ODs) are the primary health care professionals for the eye. Optometrists examine, diagnose, treat and manage diseases, injuries, and disorders of the visual system, the eye, and associated structures as well as identify related systemic conditions affecting the eye.