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Actions Taken by the Georgia State Board of Optometry at its April 16 Meeting
Macon, Ga.—The Georgia State Board of Optometry held its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, April 16, 2008.
The Board voted to change the following rule:
Rule 430-2-.04, Continuing Education Requirements, Approval of Educational Programs: Grants approval to educational programs upon the use of the ARBO-OE Tracker Program, and requires that licensees maintain proof of attendance at continuing education programs for three years.
The Board voted to post the following rule for proposed change:
Rule 430-2-.09, Proposed New Rule on Reinstatement of Licensure: The purpose of the proposed new rule is to provide the requirements for reinstatement of licensure for optometrists who have a lapsed license.
The Board voted to accept the following Cease and Desist Orders for unlicensed practice:
Wanda McCoy, Austell, GA
Amber Starks, S.K. Imports, Lyons
Terry Jones, S.K. Imports, Nicholls
Khorey Roberson, Smyrna
The Board voted to accept the following licensee by re-instatement:
Richard Alan Landers, Duluth
The Board voted to accept the following licensees by examination:
Gina Dale Borgnin, Westfield, Indiana
Lesley NeSmith Brooks, Weaverville, North Carolina
Megan L. Blemker, Nashville, Tennessee
Benjamin Pascal Casella, Birmingham, Alabama
Richard Griffin Gordy, Phoenix City, Alabama
Michael Pooria Morovati, Enterprise, Alabama
The Georgia Board of Optometry will hold its next meeting Wednesday, July 23, 2008 at 10 a.m. at the Professional Licensing Boards Division in Macon, Georgia.