Meet our experts

Here are the dedicated professionals who volunteer their time to develop SECO International’s flagship conference, SECO. They bring a level of specialized expertise and leadership that can’t be found at any other conference or event, and we thank them for their valuable participation.

Board Of Trustees

Bill Tillman, O.D.
Alabama

Chevron Ergle, O.D.
Arkansas

David Rouse, O.D.
Florida

Horace Deal, O.D.
Georgia

Matt Burchett, O.D.
Kentucky

Tim Barry, O.D.
Louisiana

Gil Davis, O.D.
Mississippi

Charles Sikes, O.D.
North Carolina

Edward Lemon, O.D.
South Carolina

Patricia Walker, O.D.
Tennessee

Christine Cook, O.D.
Virginia

S. Glenn Bailey, O.D.
West Virginia

 

Executive Committee

Lynn Hammonds, O.D.
President

Emilio Balius, O.D.
President Elect

Max Ernst, O.D.
Vice President

Max Raynor, O.D.
Treasurer

Richard Durocher, O.D.
Secretary

Ted McElroy, O.D.
Immediate Past President

 

Congress Planning Committee

Max Ernst, O.D. Vice President (Chair)
Paul Ajamian, O.D. CE Committee General Chair
Paige Foster, O.D. OD Program Chair
Len Brown, O.D. Logistics Committee Chair
T. Joel Byars, O.D. Ambassador Chair
Rosalind Overton-Smith, O.D. AOP Program Chair
Freddie Mayes, O.D. Exhibits Committee Chair
Lynn Hammonds, O.D. President
Vaughn Sanders, O.D. IPRC Chair
Derrick Thornton, O.D. Technology Chair

 

To see a full listing of SECO volunteers, visit https://secointernational.com/committees.html

 

Education Committee

Paul C. Ajamian, OD
General Chairman

Optometric Continuing Education Committee

Paige Foster, O.D. Chair
Chris Wroten, O.D. Vice Chair
Tammy Than, O.D.
Glen Steele, O.D.
Consultant: Walt Mayo, O.D.

 

AOP Program Development

Rosalind Overton-Smith, O.D. Chair
Andrew Cook, Jr., O.D.
Susan Corwin  JCAHPO
David Meldrum  Optician Program
Belinda Coberly  Paraoptometric Program
Stephan Sanford Optician Program
Brad Lane, O.D. Logistics
Caroline Pate, O.D. Logistics