HR 284 - Becker, Dr. Sherri L.; commend

Georgia House of Representatives - 1995/1996 Sessions

HR 284 - Becker, Dr. Sherri L.; commend

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House Comm: / Senate Comm: / House Vote: Yeas Nays Senate Vote: Yeas Nays ---------------------------------------- House Action Senate ---------------------------------------- 2/7/95 Read 1st Time 2/7/95 Passed/Adopted ---------------------------------------- Code Sections amended:
HR 284 LC 19 2358 H. R. No. 284 By: Representatives Godbee of the 145th and Lane of the 146th A RESOLUTION 1- 1 Commending Dr. Sherri L. Becker, President of the Georgia 1- 2 Optometric Association; and for other purposes. 1- 3 WHEREAS, the Georgia Optometric Association is a nonprofit 1- 4 organization which fosters worthy professional and ethical 1- 5 standards which provide maximum benefits to the health and 1- 6 visual welfare of the public; and 1- 7 WHEREAS, the association, in its 90 year history, has had 72 1- 8 distinguished presidents who significantly impacted the 1- 9 esteem of the optometric professions; and 1-10 WHEREAS, Dr. Sherri L. Becker, in July of 1994, had the 1-11 unique distinction of being elected the first woman 1-12 president of the association; and 1-13 WHEREAS, prior to her election as President of the Georgia 1-14 Optometric Association, Dr. Sherri L. Becker had been 1-15 recognized for her extraordinary ability to lead her 1-16 district optometric society; and 1-17 WHEREAS, Dr. Becker achieved prominence in the state when 1-18 she was selected as the Georgia Optometric Association's 1-19 Young Optometrist of the Year in 1988; and 1-20 WHEREAS, she exhibited superb leadership of the state's 1-21 optometrists when she served as state chairperson for Save 1-22 your Vision Week in 1988; and 1-23 WHEREAS, Dr. Becker has contributed immensely to her 1-24 community through her personal involvement in philanthropic 1-25 projects and civic organizations; and 1-26 WHEREAS, she is a dedicated and resourceful individual 1-27 willing to give of her time and talents as President of the 1-28 Georgia Optometric Association; and 1-29 WHEREAS, it is most fitting that she be recognized for her 1-30 commitment to her community and her state. 1-31 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF 1-32 REPRESENTATIVES that the members of this body commend Dr. 1-33 Sherri L. Becker, President of the Georgia Optometric 1-34 Association. H. R. No. 284 -1- (Index) LC 19 2358 2- 1 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Clerk of the House of 2- 2 Representatives is authorized and directed to transmit an 2- 3 appropriate copy of this resolution to Dr. Sherri L. Becker. H. R. No. 284 -2- (Index)

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