Our Board

Our board is a voluntary board of members from across the country. Each board member is assisted by a subcommittee of board supporters who help in the specific area that the board member oversees. If you have interest in being a board support, please email us or contact the board member directly.


Stan Pletcher, MD

Chair of Vision and Society Direction

  • Great Lakes Eye Care
  • St. Joseph, MI
  • General ophthalmology and oculoplastics
Contact Dr. Pletcher

Matt McCauley, MD

Vice President
Chair of Marketing, Media and Website

  • Berkeley Eye Center
  • Houston, TX
  • Corneal and Refractive Surgery
Contact Dr. McCauley
John Cox

John Cox, MD

Chair of Finances

  • Private Practice
  • Huntsville, AL
  • General Ophthalmology
Contact Dr. Cox
Jonathan Tsai

Jonathan Tsai, MD

Chair of Prayer and Spiritual Direction

  • Scott and White - Texas A&M
  • Temple, TX
  • Oculoplastics
Contact Dr. Tsai

Jeff Taylor, MD


  • The Ophthalmology Group
  • Paducah, KY
  • Comprehensive ophthalmology
Contact Dr. Taylor

Jean Hausheer, MD

Program Director, 2019

  • Dean McGee Eye Center
  • Lawton, OK
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology/li>
Contact Dr. Hausheer
Ben Mathew

Ben Mathew, MD

Chair of Local Ministry

  • Rockford Health System
  • Rockford, IL
  • Pediatrics & General
Contact Dr. Mathew
Jamie Paauw

Jamie Paauw, MD

Annual Meeting Advisor & Sponsorship Liaison

  • Piedmont Eye Center
  • Lynchburg, VA
  • Glaucoma
Contact Dr. Paauw
Paul Chen

Paul Chen, MD

Chair of West coast development

  • Kaiser Permanente Medical Group
  • Redwood City, CA
  • Comprehensive
Contact Dr. Chen
Jonathan Walgama

Jonathan Walgama, MD

Chair of Young Ophthalmologists

  • Private Practice
  • Longview, TX
  • General
Contact Dr. Walgama
Glenn Strauss

Glenn Strauss, MD

Chair of Missions Program

  • HelpMeSee
  • Tyler, TX
  • General
Contact Dr. Strauss
Grace Patel

Grace Green Patel, MD

Chair of Female Membership Development

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology Associates, PA
  • Greensboro, NC
  • Pediatrics
Contact Dr. Patel
Dr. Cecil Berlie

Cecil Berlie, MD

Chair of Membership Development

  • Mayo Clinic
  • Eau Claire, WI
  • Cornea
Contact Dr. Berlie
Eddie Mengarelli

Eddie Mengarelli, MD

Chair of Social Media

  • Scott and White - Texas A&M
  • Temple, TX
  • Resident PGY-4
Contact Dr. Mengarelli