Dr. Jennifer Smythe is the president of the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry, the first female to hold this position with the ASCO. Dr. Smythe is also the Pacific University's College of Optometry Dean and was in a private practice in Beaverton, Ore. for 12 years. She is a contributing editor for Primary Care Optometry News, a fellow in the American Academy of Optometry, and a diplomat in the Section on Cornea and Contact Lenses. She was also a charter board member of Women of Vision.