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Student representatives from Southern College of Optometry's chapter of the American Optometric Student Association (AOSA) recently hosted a visit from Dr. Max Ernst. Dr. Ernst is the American Optometric Association's Political Action Committee (AOA-PAC) regional representative.
Dr. Ernst spoke to SCO student interns about the role of the AOA-PAC and the importance of being involved in organized optometry. The students are planning to host an AOA-PAC drive in the future.
Pictured with Dr. Ernst (L-R) are Elizabeth Turnage, '12, Haley Bowles, '12, Megan Kortum, '13, and Nora Cothran, '13. Bowles and Cothran are SCO's local AOA-PAC student liaisons. Kortum serves as AOSA Trustee, while Turnage is the AOSA Executive Council Treasurer-elect.