State Board of Optometry Examiners

Name State Board of Optometry Examiners
Contact Person Dr. James Sandefur - Secretary
Mailing Address 419 Hwy 165 North
PO Box 555
Oakdale, LA 71463
Phone Number 318-335-2989
Fax Number 318-335-4090
Board Email lsboe@yahoo.com
Website www.laoptometryboard.com
Legal Authority R.S. 37:1042
Year Created 1918
Organizational Placement Department of Health and Hospitals
Purpose/Function The Board is responsible for licensing and regulating optometrists in the state.
Budget Message Revenues, in general, are based on anticipated amounts. Expenditures, in general, are based on anticipated amounts.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 5
Number Currently Serving: 5
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 6
Estimated number in current year: 6
The Entity is:
Active   Inactive   Not fully organized   Disbanded   Never fully organized
Do members receive per diem, salaries, and/or travel expense reimbursements?
Yes   No
Excluding member per diem, salaries, and travel expense reimbursements, does the entity receive or expend funds?
Yes   No
Entity Member Per Diem:
  Amount Authorized: $75      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $5475
  Current year budgeted: $4275
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $20621
  Current year budgeted: $22300
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 0
Unclassified: 0
Part-time: 1
Entity Fiscal Year End:
4/30         7/31         10/31         Other (identify date)
6/30         9/30         12/31         None
Participation in State Employee Benefit Programs:
    Employees:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs

    Members:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs
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