Wyoming Board of Examiners in Optometry

Board Composition

The board consists of five (5) members appointed by the governor and shall include three (3) licensed optometrists, one (1) member of the public and one (1) licensed health care professional other than a licensed optometrist. The terms of the office of the members appointed shall be three (3) years or until their successors have qualified. Each member of the board shall be a resident of the state of Wyoming and each optometrist member of the board shall have been engaged in the actual practice of optometry in the state for at least one (1) year prior to appointment.

Board Service

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

Board Member History

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

Board Members

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.

PAUL L. GUSTAFSON, O.D.

VICE PRESIDENT

Licensed Optometrist

License # 267T

Casper, Wyoming

Appointed: 03/2017

Term Expires: 03/2023

DANIEL R. PERALA, O.D.

VICE PRESIDENT

Licensed Optometrist

License # 220T

Cheyenne, Wyoming

Appointed: 03/2018

Term Expires: 03/2024

JOSEPH C. MAYCOCK, O.D.

SECRETARY-TREASURER

Licensed Optometrist

License # 288T

Gillette, Wyoming

Appointed: 06/2022

Term Expires: 03/2025

JEAN HAMANN, RN

MEMBER

Licensed Health Care Professional

Cheyenne, Wyoming

Appointed: 07/2021

Term Expires: 07/2024

MARILYN NOVOTNY

MEMBER

Public Member

Buffalo, Wyoming

Appointed: 06/2022

Term Expires: 07/2024

You can find Board Staff information on the Contact page.

June 1, 2022 - The Wyoming Board of Examiners in Optometry, as well as the Board's Staff, extend their heartfelt thanks to Dr. Coby Ramsey for his 12 years of service to the Board and the citizens of Wyoming.