The board consists of three (3) members appointed by the governor for a term of three (3) years. Each member of the board shall be a resident of the State of Wyoming and shall have been engaged in the actual practice of optometry in the state for at least one (1) year prior to appointment. These members are appointed to the Board by the Wyoming Governor. 

If you are interested in serving on this or other boards, please visit the Governor's Web Site on Boards and Commissions.

You can view a history of Board membership here. Please note the records go only as far back as 1996.

We request that all correspondence be directed to the Board office and not to Board Members. This is to:
  • Ensure the Board Office can maintain all records of correspondence to comply with the Public Records Act, Wyoming Statute 16-4-201 through 205.
  • Ensure no board member speaks on behalf of the board and that board decisions are made at appropriately noticed public meetings in accordance with the Public Meetings Act, Wyoming Statute 16-4-401 through 408.
  • Ensure that any potential case is conducted according to the Administrative Procedure Act, Wyoming Statute 16-3-101 through 115.
Coby S. Ramsey, O.D.
Licensed Optometrist
License # 234T
Rock Springs, Wyoming
Appointed: 03/2010
Term Expires: 03/2019

Paul L. Gustafson, O.D.
Vice President
Licensed Optometrist
License # 267T
Casper, Wyoming
Appointed: 03/2017
Term Expires: 03/2020

Daniel R. Perala, O.D.
Licensed Optometrist
License # 220T
Cheyenne, Wyoming
Appointed: 03/2018
Term Expires: 03/2021

The Wyoming Board of Examiners in Optometry is staffed through the Professional Licensing Boards Office, a division of A&I.