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Board Members

Cheryl Archer, O.D. - Board President

Dr. Archer graduated cum laude from The Ohio State University College of Optometry in 1984 after first receiving her bachelor's degree from DePauw University. She is one of 5 doctors in Premier Vision Group, with locations in Bowling Green, Lima, and Minster, Ohio. She is a volunteer for the Realeyes classroom initiative, Vision USA, InfantSee, iSee in-school eye exams, and participated in a VOSH eye care mission in Ukraine. She is a past president and board member of the Ohio Optometric Association and currently serves on the board of directors for the Ohio Optometric Foundation and Optometry Cares, the American Optometric Foundation. Locally, Dr. Archer served on the board of directors for the Wapakoneta Area Community Foundation and was a member of the Rotary Club. She and her husband John, also an optometrist, love to travel and spend time with their family, Jeff, Moira, David, Audrey and grandsons Kelan and Evan.
Term expires 9/24/18

Dr. Lamar Zigler, OD, MS, FAAO - Board Secretary

Dr Zigler is a graduate of The Ohio State University, where he completed his OD and MS degrees simultaneously in 1981. He chaired the Contact Lens Committee of the Ohio Optometric Association from 1987 to 1990, which featured the annual Contact Lens Education Meeting in Columbus every January. He developed the EastWest Eye Conference in 1994 and chaired the meeting unti11996. He then chaired the Education committee of EastWest from 2003 to 2005. He currently serves as chair of the contact lens track and round table discussions for the EastWest CE committee.

He was a member of the AOA CE committee from 2008 to 2010. He chaired the AOA Contact Lens and Cornea Section in 2011-2012. He is a fellow of The American Academy of Optometry. He has been a faculty member of The Ohio State University College of Optometry since 1981, teaching in the clinics as well as becoming a preceptor for the primary care extern program since its inception.

He has two private practices in Columbus Ohio with his nephew, Travis (2010) and his nephew's wife, Jenna (2011), both OSU graduates. His youngest son, David graduated from OSU and join his practice in May 2014. He has been Principle Investigator of 136 FDA clinical trials and has served on advisory boards and speakers bureaus for many manufacturers. He lectures nationally on contact lenses, sports vision, primary care, refractive surgery, and practice management.
Term expires 9/24/19

Thomas E. Nye, O.D.

Dr. Thomas Nye is a 1987 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Optometry. Since starting in practice, Dr. Nye's professional activities have been many. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, past Executive Board Member of the Ohio Optometric Association, and past Zone Governor of the Cincinnati Optometric Association. Dr. Nye previously has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the AOA Political Action Committee.

Doctor Nye, a resident of Hamilton, is active in a number of local civic organizations. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Red Cross, Greater Hamilton Safety Council, Hamilton Futures Forum, Dayton Lane Historic Association, Colonial Senior Services, Chamber of Commerce, and the Criminal Justice Board. He is a past president of the Hamilton Rotary Club, serves as Trustee of the Fraternal Order of Police Associates, and has been Chairman of the TvHamilton Advisory Board. Doctor Nye is also a former Mayor of Hamilton. He and his wife, Jennifer, have been blessed with three very active children.
Term expires 9/24/17

Thomas Bobst, O. D.

Dr. Bobst graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1982. He practiced in North Olmsted for five years before opening his private practice, Vision Source. Vision Source is a primary care practice, but Dr. Bobst's interests include contact lenses, glaucoma, and dry eye. He has been a consultant and performed research for several contact lens and pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Bobst is actively involved in the American Optometric Association, the Ohio Optometric Association, and the Cleveland Optometric Association. He served as the 2009 president of the Ohio Optometric Association and won the OOA Key Optometrist of the Year award in 2010.
Term Expires 9-24-20

Staff

Jeffrey W. Greene
Executive Director

David W. Bailey
Investigator

Adelaida Lopez-Wellman
Administrative Assistant