Board members advise VRCO staff on best practices for serving the low vision community in southwest Missouri. Members provide expertise from a wide range of professional experience and backgrounds. To get in touch with a board member, contact us.

  • Christopher Boschen, OD | Director

    Optometrist at Sunshine Eye Clinic
  • Mark Cascairo, DO | Director

    Ophthalmologist at Mercy Clinic Eye Specialist
  • Brandi Casteel, RN | Treasurer

    Surgery Coordinator at Mercy Clinic Eye Surgery Center
  • Stephanie Clark | Director

    Marketing Coordinator at Southern Materials Company – Southern Supply – Distinctive Home Products
  • John Gresham | Director

    Retired OTC Disability Support at Retired OTC
  • Nicole Hanlin | Director

    Counselor at Rehabilitation Services for the Blind
  • Beth Harville, PhD | Director

    Director of Pre-Health Sciences at Drury University
  • Carla Harrison | Secretary

    Process coordinator at Ozark Public Schools
  • Julie Holmes | President

    Assistant Dean and Disability Support/Title IX Coordinator at Ozarks Technical Community College
  • Rebecca Jenkins | Director

    Program Director OTA Program at Ozarks Technical Community College
  • Mary Ann Jennings, PhD | Director

    Social Work Department at Missouri State University
  • Pam Marion, PT | Director

    Assistant Director of Special Services at Springfield Public Schools
  • Lee Ann Neill, MSN, RN, NCSN | Director

    Coordinator of Health Services at Springfield Public Schools
  • Katherine Nordyke, PhD | Director

    Director, Citizenship and Learning Program at Missouri State University
  • Keith O’Neil | Director

    Radio Personality at O'Neil Enterprises
  • Shachar Tauber, MD | Director

    Ophthalmologist at Mercy Clinic Eye Specialists
  • Jacob Thomas, MD, FACS | Director

    Ophthamologist at Mattax Neu Prater Eye Center
  • Jon Treadway, OD | Director

    Optometrist at Jordan Valley Community Health Center
  • Carol Van Rhein | President-elect

    Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor at Rehabilitation Services for the Blind
  • Debra Williams | Director

    Optometrist at VRCO and Kimberling Vision Center