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Board of Directors

Everything we do is directed by our board, all of who are practising optometrists and are appointed by our members. Our board represents the diversity of our membership and you can be sure that someone sitting around the decision-making table has a pretty good idea of what it is like to stand in your shoes, regardless of where you practise or how long you have been an optometrist.

Between them they have experience in metro and rural practice, remote and Indigenous care, teaching, business-ownership as well as having been employee optometrists or franchisees. What they all have in common is a shared passion and vision for our profession.

The board also has the support of a number of carefully appointed member committees, in addition to our team of dedicated and skilled staff at Optometry South Australia and Optometry Australia, ensuring we remain the influential voice of optometry here in South Australia.

You can contact any director at any time to discuss Optometry South Australia business by emailing our office who will happily forward your query to the most appropriate board member.

Stephanie Callisto

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Stephanie is the newest ECO SA committee member and will be replacing Cassie as she moves out to take up her time-consuming position on the Optometry Victoria/South Australia Board. Stephanie is a recent appointment to the Optometry SA Board and a Flinders graduate. She practises at Gulf and Ranges optometrist in Port Augusta.

Other Optometry SA positions, providing advice and support to the board

Flinders University student and Board observer

Stephanie Callisto

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Our staff

The role of our staff is to translate the vision and goals of the member-led board into practice within the budget and timelines required.

Our small but dedicated and experienced team possess a wide range of skills and experience to ensure our members are provided with the highest level of support, guidance and access to services and events.

Additionally, our team forges and maintains beneficial relationships with the South Australian Government and other stakeholder decision-makers in the sector, including our colleagues at Optometry Australia and in other states.

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