Santa Fe is Backdrop for ASCO Board of Directors Meeting

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The Beautiful Landscape of Santa Fe is Backdrop for ASCO Board of Directors Meeting

The ASCO Board of Directors spring board meeting was held on March 18, 2017, in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

ASCO President Dr. Karla Zadnik presided over conversations including exploration of optometric sub-specializations; deciding where to post and how to share new Research Survey results; presentation of fiscal year 2017-2018 Budget Assumptions; recommendations for changes to Partnership Endowment policies; and proposed changes to the ASCO Awards Program.

Additional meeting highlights:

  • Strategic Planning discussions resulting in a revised Vision Statement, a Culture Task Force update, and a prioritization exercise around measurable results
  • presentation from Corporate Contributor Luxottica Group
  • discussion surrounding possible effects of the Presidential immigration ban
  • progress update from the Joint Project Team on Further Developing a Robust, Diverse, and Highly Qualified Applicant Pool.

The ASCO Board of Directors next meeting and ASCO’s Annual Meeting is June 20-21, 2017, in Washington, D.C.