Kansas Boards and Commission

Board of Examiners in Optometry

Statute:                                   K.S.A. 74-1501

Governor Appoints:              5        

Number of Members:            5                  

Length of Term:                     Three Years          

Frequency of Meetings:       Quarterly

Pay/Compensation:               K.S.A. 75-3223

SSI Required:                         Yes

Senate Confirmed:                No

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Four members are selected from a list of four or more names for each appointment, submitted by the Kansas Optometric Association, or its successor.  Those four appointees must have been engaged in the actual practice of optometry in the State of Kansas continuously for five years and is a resident thereof.  One member must be representative of the general public.  No member may be appointed for more than three successive three-year terms.


Statutory Requirement:                                                                    Term Expires:

Representative of Optometrists                                                            6/30/2018

Representative of Optometrists                                                            6/30/2019

Representative of Optometrists                                                            6/30/2020

Representative of Optometrists                                                            6/30/2020

Public Member                                                                                        6/30/2020