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Governing Board

Our Governing Board is made of representatives from our six world regions:

  • Africa
  • Asia Pacific
  • Eastern Mediterranean
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America

Their role is to manage the organisation’s affairs. Current members of our Governing Board are listed below.

Governing Board

Dr Susan Cooper

Dr Susan Cooper

President

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Dr Uduak Udom

Dr Uduak Udom

President Elect

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Tone Garaas-Maurdalen

Tone Garaas-Maurdalen

Immediate Past President

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Dr Peter Kehoe

Dr Peter Kehoe

Treasurer

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Dr Bob Chappell

Dr Bob Chappell

LRS Committee Chair

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Prof Gerald E. Lowther

Prof Gerald E. Lowther

Education Committee Chair

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Prof Kovin Naidoo

Prof Kovin Naidoo

Public Health Committee Chair

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Anguyo Dralega

Anguyo Dralega

Africa representative

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Dr Cecil Nwafor

Dr Cecil Nwafor

Africa representative

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Mrs Tuwani Rasengane

Mrs Tuwani Rasengane

Africa representative


Prof Carly Lam

Prof Carly Lam

Asia Pacific representative

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Shameem Razak

Shameem Razak

Asia Pacific representative

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Dr Julie-Anne Little

Dr Julie-Anne Little

Europe representative

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Armin Duddek

Armin Duddek

Europe representative

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Paul Folkesson

Paul Folkesson

Europe representative

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Dr Ali Bukhamseen

Eastern Mediterranean representative


Hasan Minto

Hasan Minto

Eastern Mediterranean representative

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Kherieh Rassas

Eastern Mediterranean representative


Max Schilling

Max Schilling

Latin America representative

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Hugo A Farhat

Hugo A Farhat

Latin America representative


Nigel St Rose

Nigel St Rose

Latin America Representative

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Dr Timothy McMahon

North America representative

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Dr Scott Mundle

Dr Scott Mundle

North America representative

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Dr Richard Wallingford

Dr Richard Wallingford

North America representative

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Prof Sidney Stern

World Optometry Foundation (WOF) President and observer to the Governing Board