Board of Directors

Optometry Association of Louisiana
Board of Directors

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

Executive Committee:

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

President Elect
Amanda Hickman, O.D.
1173 Robert Blvd
Slidell, LA 70458
Ofc:     985-847-0081
Contact Dr. Hickman

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

Immediate Past President 
Jonathan Bowman, O.D.
17016 Swamp Rd.
Prairieville, La. 70769
Ofc: 225-303-9281
Contact Dr. Bowman

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

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

Office: 318-641-2499
Contact Dr. Bennett

Southeast Society
Celeste DiCarlo, O.D.
1330 S. Range Ave.
Denham Springs, La. 70726
Office: 225-664-2189
Contact Dr. DiCarlo       

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

Acadiana Society
Millie Dave, O.D.
5511 Cameron St.
Scott, La. 70583
Office: 337-704-2260
Fax: 337-706-8172
Contact Dr. Dave

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

Northwest Society
Travis Jones, O.D.
1004 Belle Haven Dr
Bossier City, LA  71111
Office:   (318) 212-5901      
Contact Dr. Jones

Past Presidents Council

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

Non-Board Member Positions:

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

Administrative Assistant
Hope Sonnier
419 Hwy 165 North
Oakdale, LA 71463
Office:       318) 335-0675
Fax:       318) 335-0677
Contact Hope

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

CE Committee Co-Chair
Liaison to OAL Paraoptometric Section

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