Latest News Optometry Giving Sight Names Susy Yu, OD, to Board of Directors By Staff Wednesday, May 24, 2023 12:18 AM Susy Yu, OD, MBA, FAAO GOLDEN, Colo.—Optometry Giving Sight (OGS) has announced the addition of Susy Yu, OD, MBA, FAAO, to its board of directors. Dr. Yu has served for more than 20 years as director of strategy and operations support at Vision Essentials by Kaiser Permanente. “It is with great pleasure that we welcome Dr. Yu to our board of directors. Her years of experience in optometry—in practice, administration, governance, and leadership—will be an enormous asset as she brings valuable insight to the benefit of OGS and our partners,” said Lois Schoenbrun, executive director, OGS.Dr. Yu earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of California Berkeley School of Optometry, and a master’s in business administration from the Anderson School at UCLA. Dr. Yu was previously a member of the California State Board of Optometry, and currently serves on the National Board of Examiners in Optometry.Over the last 20 years, OGS funding has provided basic eyecare services to more than 8 million people, assisted with training more than 14,000 eyecare personnel, established more than 130 vision centers, and served people in more than 40 countries. In the last two years alone, OGS has provided funding to more than 30 project partners around the world, totaling more than $1.5 million in grants.