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Snyder makes appointments to Board of Optometry

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointments of Sandra Doud, of Brighton, and Melinda Doyle, of East Lansing, to the Michigan Board of Optometry.

The nine-member board oversees licensure requirements and standards for Michigan's more than 1,600 optometrists.

“I am confident that Sandra and Melinda will do great work on this board and I thank them for their willingness to serve,” Snyder said.

Doud is an optometrist at Huron Ophthalmology where she has worked for more than 20 years. Doud earned a bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry from Ferris State University and a doctor of optometry from Ferris State University. She represents optometrists and replaces Stephen Thompson.

Doyle is a fashion adviser for Etcetera. She was a partner at J. Hilburn Men’s Clothier and worked as a wardrobe consultant for Doncaster. Doyle studied fashion design at Southeastern Academy. She represents the general public and replaces William Dansby.

Appointees will serve four-year terms expiring June 30, 2018. Their appointments are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.