Think About Your Eyes has elected its 2019 board. Renee Himel of National Vision, Inc. has been elected the at-large board member for 2019, and Jacqueline Henderson of Johnson & Johnson Vision has been elected vice chair of the board, making the 2019 Think About Your Eyes board: Chair Rick Weisbarth, OD, FAAO, Alcon; Vice Chair Jacqueline Henderson; Jacqueline Bowen, OD, FAAO, American Optometric Association; Sherianne James, Essilor; Carl Spear, OD, FAAO, Luxottica; and Renee Himel.
Think About Your Eyes also announced its advisory board members for 2019, led by incoming chairman, Rick Weisbarth. The board is comprised of a representative from each of the six leadership partners, and an at-large member representing and elected by Tier 2 partners. Weisbarth, who represents Alcon, succeeds Steve Loomis of the American Optometric Association, who will move to the non-voting role of immediate past chairman for 2019. Jacqueline Henderson, Vice-President of Marketing and e-Commerce for Johnson & Johnson Vision, was elected as vice-chair for 2019, and will replace Weisbarth as chair in 2020.
Also new to the board are Ken Bradley, Chairman of The Vision Council and President of Eschenbach, Jacquie Bowen, trustee of the American Optometric Association, and Renee Himel, Senior Vice-President of Marketing for NVI, who was elected as the Tier 2 At-Large member. Sherrianne James, Chief Marketing Officer for Essilor of America, and Carl Spear, Senior Vice-President of Eyecare for Luxottica, will continue to represent their companies as board members.