EBAA Committee Details


Legislative & Regulatory

Committee Description

Charges:

  1. To review relevant federal legislative and regulatory issues and to develop recommendations, as appropriate, concerning legislative policy and its application to eye banking.
  2. To monitor state legislation to identify trends and develop recommendations on appropriate policies for adoption by member banks. 
  3. To unite and direct members for participation in grassroots campaigns.

Committee Leadership
Corrina Patzer
(Chair)
Chief Strategy Officer
Lions VisionGift
Portland, OR
United States

Bob Russ
(Vice Chair)
Director of Communications & HR
Miracles in Sight
Winston-Salem, NC
United States

Robert Gayheart
(Member)
Lexington, KY
United States

Ellen Kerns, CEBT
(Member)
Vice President of Transplant Services
Advancing Sight Network
Birmingham, AL
United States

Kenny Kovacs, MA
(Member)
Director of Donor Services
Saving Sight
Columbia, MO
United States

Beverly Lush, CPA
(Member)
Chief Financial Officer
Dakota Lions Sight & Health
Sioux Falls, SD
United States

William Proctor, CEBT
(Member)
Executive Director/CEO
Old Dominion Eye Foundation
Richmond, VA
United States

Megan Young
(Member)
Business Development
San Diego Eye Bank
San Diego, CA
United States

Kevin Corcoran, CAE
(Staff Liaison)
President/CEO
Eye Bank Association of America
Washington, DC
United States

Jennifer DeMatteo
(Staff Liaison)
Director of Regulations and Standards
Eye Bank Association of America
Washington, DC
United States