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Board Members

Dawn Lieb, JDFLLEC President

Retired federal administrative law judge in the Departments of Health and Human Services and Social Security Administration; Juris Doctor degree from Marquette University

“The Clinic inspires me because it offers a sense of connection to my community which comes from working with others on a shared mission and purpose.”

Larry DeArmondFLLEC Treasurer

Retired CFO and partner at Catalyst Equity Group, LLC; Bachelor of Science degree, accounting and CPA Wichita State University

“The clinic inspires me to give back to society that has given me great opportunity.”

Marilynne White, JD, MPA FLLEC Secretary

Marilynne moved to the Naples area fifteen years ago from Madison, New Jersey where she was, and still continues to be, the Vice President and General Counsel for Logical Design Solutions, Inc. She holds a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University, as well as a MPA from Harvard University and a BA in Economics from Duke University.

J. Timothy Diegel, MD, FLLEC Director, Medical Director

Retired eye surgeon at Park Nicollet Clinic in Minneapolis; USAF flight surgeon, neuro-ophthalmologist, and Colonel; semi-retired clinical professor at the University of Minnesota.  Medical degree at the University of Minnesota, ophthalmology residency at Brown University, and a fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology at Boston University; also trained at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.

“The clinic inspires me because I see how volunteerism can change people and improve their quality of life.”

Howard Freedman, MD FLLEC Director

Current volunteer clinic doctor

Retired ophthalmologist; co-founder of the Florida Lions Eye Clinic; Medical degree specializing in ophthalmology from Harvard Medical School

 

“The Clinic inspires me because it is a unique venue that provides complete care, treatment, and surgery for hundreds of uninsured and low-income patients in our community who have no other access to excellent eye care.”

Richard D. Shapiro, MD FLLEC Director

Current volunteer clinic doctor

Retired ophthalmologist from Warren Ophthalmology Associates in Ohio and early supporter of the Florida Lions Eye Clinic; Medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Pennsylvania; and received the post-doctoral Heed Fellowship in retinal detachment at The Ohio State University

 

“The Clinic inspires me because I can continue treating those in need and use my years of experience to help others.”

Dawn DeArmond FLLEC Director

Retired president and CEO of Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters; Bachelor of Science degree in sociology from Wichita State University

 

“The Clinic inspires me because we are giving the Gift of Sight to a population of people that need our help the most.”

Howard Freedman, MD FLLEC Director

Retired Senior Staff Optometrist from Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine; Doctor of Optometry from The Ohio State University 

 

“The clinic inspires me because it provides care to patients that would not otherwise have access to eye care, and it does so without cost to the recipients.”

Carol Marston-Foucher, OD FLLEC Director

Current volunteer clinic doctor

Retired ophthalmologist from Warren Ophthalmology Associates in Ohio and early supporter of the Florida Lions Eye Clinic; Medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Pennsylvania; and received the post-doctoral Heed Fellowship in retinal detachment at The Ohio State University.

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