Welcome To The Nevada State Board Of Optometry


PO Box 1824

Carson City, NV 89702

Tel: (775)883-8367

Fax: (775)305-0105


Executive Director

Caren C. Jenkins, Esq.



Nevada Optometry Laws – Click here 

The Nevada State Board of Optometry has operated since 1913 under authority provided by the Nevada Legislature in Chapters 636 of Nevada Revised Statutes and Nevada Administrative Code, and, through its appointed 4-member Board, assists in the consistent enforcement of Nevada’s laws to maintain the integrity of the optometric profession and to protect the public.  The Board maintains an administrative office in Carson City, staffed by 1.5 full-time employees.

Board Meetings, Agendas, Minutes

Board Funding


Board Members

President – Chen K. Young, O.D.

Vice-President – Mariah L. Smith, O.D.

Board Member – Jeffrey K. Austin, O.D.

Public Member – Drew Johnson