State Board of Optometry: Program Information

Karen Phelan, Program Director

The State Board of Optometry regulates the practice of optometry in Colorado. The Board does not regulate eye clinics or opticians. 

Board activities include licensing optometrists, investigating complaints against optometrists and the unlicensed practice of optometry, and enforcing disciplinary actions against violators of the Optometric Practice Act and Board Rules. 

The Board is made up of seven members: five licensed optometrists and two public members.


Meetings and rulemaking hearings are normally held at 1560 Broadway, Denver, Colorado. For specific dates, times and locations, please refer to the calendar below. Please note that meeting dates are subject to change and/or cancellation. If you need minutes from previous meetings not listed below, please contact the program at

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Contact Information
State Board of Optometry
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303-894-7764 | Fax: 303-894-7764 | Email: