The Optometry Unit Board is the governing body for Optometrists and Optometric Assistants represented by ESC Local 20 at Kaiser Permanente in Northern California. This democratically elected board serves two year terms and is comprised of a President, District Representatives based on geographical areas, and an Optometric Assistant at Large Representative. This Board meets every other month.

The Optometry Unit Board seeks to improve working conditions and advance the professional concerns of the members of the Optometry Unit, and are at the forefront of advancing the historic Labor Management Partnership at Kaiser.


President Deb Deveno, OD
District 1: Santa Clara, Skyport, San Jose, Milpitas, Mountain View, Gilroy, Santa Cruz, Redwood City, San Mateo Neda Jam, OD
District 2: San Francisco, South San Francisco (Daly City), San Rafael, Petaluma, Novato, and Santa Rosa Ellie Kung, OD
District 3: Walnut Creek/Park Shadelands, Martinez, Antioch, Pleasanton, Livermore, Vallejo, Napa, Fairfield, and Vacaville
District 4: Fresno, Stockton, Modesto and Tracy David Jew, OD
District 5: South Sacramento, Elk Grove, Sacramento, Roseville, Davis, Point West, Folsom and Rancho Cordova Le Truong, OD
District 6: Fremont/Hayward (Greater Southern Alameda Area GSAA), Union City, Oakland, Richmond Vacant
District 7: Optometric Assistant at Large Lisa Rocha, OD