A Board Of Trustees Governs The Broward County Optometric Association

It is empowered to conduct BCOA business and meets every month to transact BCOA business and establish BCOA policy.

In addition, BCOA Adjunct Board members advise the BCOA Board of Trustees at these monthly meetings. The adjunct members consist of a Florida Optometric Association representative and a NSU Student representative.

The Board of Trustees consists of:

  • President
  • Vice-President
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary
  • Immediate Past President

View past presidents.


PresidentShalonda McCallum, O.D., M.B.Ashalonda.mccallum@gmail.com
Vice-PresidentIsabel Carvajal, O.Dicalde23@yahoo.com
TreasurerNona Kalfayan, O.D. nkalf@me.com
SecretaryMichelle Gonzales, O.D.mgonzalezod@live.com
Imm. Past PresidentGabriela Olivares, O.D.olivares.gaby@gmail.com
TrusteeCandice Mansito, O.D.cmans002@fiu.edu
TrusteeSydney Madrigal, O.D.sydneymadrigal@hotmail.com
TrusteeAaron Gold, O.D.agold@murraymd.com
TrusteeJoanna Galasso, O.Djgalassood@gmail.com

Gold Coast Educational Retreat Team

CE Coordinator & GCER Educational ChairDiana Shechtman, O.D., F.A.A.O.dianashe@comcast.net
Conference CoordinatorVanessa McDonald
Administrative AssistantRachel Snell


Together with the collaboration between partners and affiliated organizations, we have built a group of unified Optometrists who are working to protect your inalienable right to freedom of choice when selecting an eye care practitioner.

Florida Optometric Association
120 South Monroe
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(805) 877-4697
(800) 399-2334

Nova Southeastern University
3300 S. University Drive
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33328
(954) 262-4200

American Optometric Association
243 North Lindbergh Blvd.od symbol
St. Louis, Missouri 63141
(314) 991-4101


The Broward County Optometric Association is dedicated to service in the community. We strive to provide quality eye care for the disadvantaged both locally and abroad. The BCOA does this via direct donations to different charities and through the volunteer efforts of our members.

This section of our website describes some of the activities that the BCOA supports and some of the projects in which our members participate.

Community Services:

  • Supporters of SVOSH and Lighthouse of Broward