Staff Contact Information

ASCO staff 2015
Back row (l to r): Paige Pence, Susan Hughes,
Christine Armstrong
Middle row: Sara Lau, Joanne Zuckerman, Kimberly O’Sullivan
Front row: Carol Brubaker, Dawn Mancuso, LaShawn Sidbury

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ASCO Staff

Office: (301) 231-5944

Christine Armstrong  Ext. 3079
Director, Development
Primary responsibilities include: corporate relations and resource development; general program development and project support and grants; corporate contributor services and advertising; Alcon Guest Lecture Program; partnership endowment; fundraising for SIGs; and fundraising and/or exhibit for Development Directors and Clinic Directors SIGs.

Carol Brubaker – Ext. 3078
Manager, Professional Affairs
Primary responsibilities include: aspects of optometric education related to clinical education such as administration, clinical services, programs, and research; academic affairs areas such as curriculum, faculty development, teaching methods and research, and the development of optometric specialties/sub-specialties; and diversity and cultural competency matters including the implementation of the ASCO Guidelines for Culturally Competent Vision Care.

Sara Lau  Ext. 3015
Business Operations Manager
Primary duties include: website updates including career postings, awards programs, business inquiries

Dawn Mancuso, MAM, CAE, FASAE Ext. 3016
Executive Director
Primary duties include: leading the operations and representation of ASCO with all member institutions and affiliates in optometric education

Kimberly O’Sullivan  Ext. 3019
Director, Communications
Primary duties include: media inquiries, social media feeds, website content and maintenance, Optometric Education, Eye on Education, podcast series

Paige Pence  Ext. 3077
Director, Student and Residency Affairs
Primary duties include: applicant development, student affairs, residency affairs, OptomCAS, OAT, ORMatch

LaShawn Sidbury, CMP  Ext. 3012
Director, Meetings and Special Interest Groups
Primary responsibilities include: meetings/conferences, Special Interest Groups (SIGs), special education and faculty development programs, chief academic officers, international optometric education, and participant software initiatives

Joanne Zuckerman, MSEd  Ext. 3014
Manager, Data Services and Special Projects
Primary responsibilities include surveys/data collection, data reports, faculty and residency program directories, interprofessional education