Getting involved in your state organization is easy and many offer free membership to students.  Being a member allows to to stay up-to-date on the policy issues that face your state and stay in contact with future colleagues who you may be working closely with in the future.
Below is a short list of all the state organization’s websites and just one of the many meetings that each state organization hosts. Optometry meetings provide a great educational experience outside of the classroom, fantastic networking opportunities and are a lot of fun! The first step to getting involved is to email your state organization, or simply fill out the membership application online!