National Federation of Opticianry Schools Elects New Officers

By

     Prof. Robert J. Russ.

DALLAS—The National Federation of Opticianry Schools (NFOS) elected new officers during its 2014 annual business meeting held here recently. New officers are president Prof. Robert J. Russo, New York City College of Technology; vice president Prof. Kimberly Strickler, K.S., MA, LDO, ABOC, NCLC, New York City College of Technology; secretary Sheri Red Shirt, Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute; and treasurer Sheldon O’Guinn, Tri-Service Optician School. Prof. Randy Smith of Baker College is the executive director, and Kristi Green of J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College is past president.

The National Federation of Opticianry Schools is an association of opticianry schools dedicated to facilitating the development of formal educational programs in identified areas of need; upgrading the standards of opticianry education; facilitating the exchange of teaching methods; working for the uniformity of formal education in opticianry; and aiding other national opticianry associations as deemed mutually beneficial.