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(Suggested contribution of $100.00 per month.  By clicking here, you will be redirected to a secure PayPal account for your OOPAC Contributions)

OOPAC-logo-final-curve.text-web-largeWhat is OOPAC?  OOPAC is the Oregon Optometric Public Affairs Council. While separate organizations, OOPAC works with the Oregon Optometric Physicians Association.  Contributions are made to campaigns of legislators and candidates for the Oregon Legislature who support Optometry and our role as primary eye-care providers.  The PAC also allows special interest groups to contribute to campaigns and reaffirm support for legislators who support optometry’s goals.    Contributions are made to Democrats and Republicans, alike.  A strong PAC is critical to our lobbying success.


Why Politics Matters to Optometry, By Anne Berk, OD 

Optometry is primarily about patient care. In order to take care of our patients, optometrists run businesses, manage staff, and do our best to keep up with changes in instrumentation and technology. Politics is time-consuming, expensive, often discouraging and seemingly has nothing to do with optometry, so why should every doctor be aware and involved? The answer is simple. Without politics, our profession would not exist.     Read more 

Why I Support OOPAC and AOAPAC, By David Wolf, OD