Category Archives: Leadership

WCO Awards – Call for Nominations

WCO Members: Thank you for your continued membership and support of the World Council of Optometry. The WCO is currently calling for nominations for the following awards: Distinguished Service Award, International Optometrist Award and The Paul Berman Young Leader Award. Nominations are due by June 30.  To learn more and nominate someone for these awards, please

World Council of Optometry (WCO) Managing Director Appointment

The World Council of Optometry (WCO) is pleased to announce the selection of Susan J. Chiles M.A. as Managing Director. ‘We are very pleased to announce this appointment’, reports President Uduak Udom. “Susan will bring leadership and creativity to WCO along with a deep sense of commitment to our profession.” WCO is a non-profit membership

Introducing Lana

Lana Payton joined WCO in October of 2015 with experience in administration on a professional level. Her previous employers include companies, such as General Motors, TWA, Amdocs, and Missouri Partnership. Lana has worked closely with top executives in fields of accounting, real estate & facilities, and data analysis. She is a graduate from Lindenwood University