Board of Directors

Optometry Association of Louisiana
Board of Directors

Click here for a map, outlining the 9 OAL Geographic Societies

Executive Committee:

Amanda Hickman, O.D.

1107 Village Walk

Covington, LA, 70433

Office Phone: 985-231-0800

Contact Dr. Hickman

President Elect
Marc Ardoin, O.D.
603 Dunn Street
Houma, LA  70360
Ofc:     985-876-6980
Fax:     985 876 6975  
Contact Dr. Ardoin

Secretary Treasurer
Amy Puerto, O.D.          
1431 Ochsner Blvd, Ste. A
Covington, La. 70433
Office: 985-875-7898
Contact Dr. Puerto

Immediate Past President 
Jeff Wilhite, O.D.
1670 Barataria Blvd, Suite D
Marrero, LA  70072
Ofc:         504-348-2993
Contact Dr. Wilhite

Area Society Presidents:

Southwest Society
Lauren McCain, O.D.
836 University Drive
Lake Charles, LA  70605
Office:    337-372-1333
Contact Dr. McCain

New Orleans Society

Jane McDow, O.D.
7233 Onyx St.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70124
Office:  504-522-6764
Contact Dr. McDow

Northshore Society
Anita Blanchard, O.D.          
3149 Grove Court
Mandeville, La. 70448
Office: 225-278-7652
Contact Dr. Blanchard

Central Society
Brett Bennett, O.D.
5631 Old Marksville Hwy.
Pineville, LA  71360

Office: 318-641-2499
Contact Dr. Bennett

Southeast Society
Lillian Forstall, O.D.
747 Portula Ave
Baton Rouge, La. 70820
Office: 225-768-7777
Contact Dr. Forstall

Northeast Society
Anthony Lamar, O.D.
3000 Forsythe Ave.
Monroe, La. 71201
Office:   (318) 807-2020
Contact Dr. Lamar

Acadiana Society
Auzita Sajjadi, O.D.
609 Guilbeau Road
Lafayette, La. 70506
Office: 337-981-6430
Contact Dr. Sajjadi

Gulf Society
Laura Buisson, O.D.
195 Abby Lake Dr
Thibodaux, LA  70301
Office:         985-688-5688
Contact Dr. Buisson

Northwest Society
Gabrielle Boyd, O.D.

Highland Eye Clinic

471 Ashley Ridge Blvd

Shreveport, LA 71106

Office: (318) 795-4770  


Contact Dr. Boyd

Past Presidents Council

Jerry Gerdes, O.D.
414 E. 7th Ave.
Oakdale, LA 71463
Office:   318-335-3275
Contact Dr. Gerdes

Staff & Committees

Executive Director
Robert Janot, O.D.
3817 Maplewood Drive
Sulphur, LA  70663
Office:    337-625-2020
Fax:    337-287-4883
Contact Dr. Janot

Executive Director Emeritus
James D. Sandefur, O.D.                        
419 Hwy 165 North  
Oakdale, LA 71463
Office:     318) 335-0675    
Fax:     318) 335-0677    
Contact Dr. Sandefur

CE Committee Chair
Chris Wroten, O.D.
222 Veterans Blvd.
Denham Springs, LA  70726
Office:    225-791-2020
Contact Dr. Wroten

Legislative Committee Chair
Mark Roy III, O.D.
640 St. Charles Street
Thibodaux, LA  70301
Office:    985-446-1717

Contact Dr. Roy

Vendor Relations Chair
Darby Chiasson, O.D.
16140 West Main
Cut Off, LA  70345
Office:    985-632-2884

Contact Dr. Chiasson

Liaison to the Paraoptometric Section
Bridget Guidry, O.D.
1707 Bayou to Bayou Rd
New Iberia, LA  70563
Office:    318-305-6177

Contact Dr. Guidry

Young OD & Student Mentoring Committee
Madison Wall-Hayes, O.D.
1310 Music Street
New Orleans, LA  70117

Contact Dr. Wall-Hayes