Board of Optometry

Board Composition

Qualification of Board Members

Only persons possessed with the following qualifications may be nominated and appointed to the Board:

  1. A natural-born citizen of the Philippines;
  2. A duly registered optometrist of good standing;
  3. At least thirty-five (35) years of age at the time of his appointment;
  4. Of good moral character; and
  5. In active practice of the profession for at least ten (10) years prior to his appointment: Provided, That a person who is a member of the faculty, whether full time, part time or lecturer of any school, college or university where a regular course in optometry is taught, or who has any pecuniary interest, directly or indirectly, in such an institution must forego his membership in said faculty or relinquish his interest in said institution before or upon taking his oath as a member of the Board: Provided, further, That an officer of any optometric association is disqualified from being appointed to or serving in the Board.


Members of the Board

Chairman

TERESITA R. YAMBOT
Chairman


Member

MARY ROSE S. PAREDES
Member


Chairperson

VIVIAN S. SARABIA
Interim Member


Interim

MARIA ELIZABETH B. VALCONCHA
Interim Member


Interim

BERNARDITA APILADO-GARCIA
Member




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