Our Board

Our board is a voluntary board of members from across the country. Each board member is assisted by a subcommittee of board supporters who help in the specific area that the board member oversees. If you have interest in being a board support, please email us or contact the board member directly.


Matt McCauley, MD


  • Berkeley Eye Center
  • Houston, TX
  • Corneal and Refractive Surgery
Contact Dr. McCauley

Jean Hausheer, MD

Vice President
Program Director

  • Dean McGee Eye Center
  • Lawton, OK
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Contact Dr. Hausheer

Jeff Taylor, MD


  • The Ophthalmology Group
  • Paducah, KY
  • Comprehensive ophthalmology
Contact Dr. Taylor
Dr. Cecil Berlie

Cecil Berlie, MD

SecretaryChair of Membership Development

  • Mayo Clinic
  • Eau Claire, WI
  • Cornea
Contact Dr. Berlie
Ben Mathew

Ben Mathew, MD

Chair of Local Ministry

  • Rockford Health System
  • Rockford, IL
  • Pediatrics & General
Contact Dr. Mathew
Jamie Paauw

Jamie Paauw, MD

Annual Meeting Advisor & Sponsorship Liaison

  • Piedmont Eye Center
  • Lynchburg, VA
  • Glaucoma
Contact Dr. Paauw
Paul Chen

Paul Chen, MD

Chair of West coast development

  • Kaiser Permanente Medical Group
  • Redwood City, CA
  • Comprehensive
Contact Dr. Chen

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Stan Pletcher, MD

Immediate Past President
Chair of Staff Oversight

  • Great Lakes Eye Care
  • St. Joseph, MI
  • General ophthalmology and oculoplastics
Contact Dr. Pletcher
Grace Patel

Grace Green Patel, MD

Chair of Female Membership Development

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology Associates, PA
  • Greensboro, NC
  • Pediatrics
Contact Dr. Patel
Dr. Brent Mittelstaedt

Brent Mittelstaedt, MD

Chair of Military Ophthalmologists

  • MacDill Air Force Base
  • Tampa, FL
  • General Ophthalmology
Contact Dr. Mittelstaedt
Eddie Mengarelli

Eddie Mengarelli, MD

Chair of Social Media

  • McDonald Eye Associates
  • Fayetteville, Arkansas
  • General Ophthalmologist
Contact Dr. Mengarelli