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OSA Student Chapter

La Crosse Student Chapter of the Optical Society of America:

The La Crosse chapter of the Optical Society of America began during the 2003-2004 academic year.

Purpose:

First and foremost, the chapter shall enhance the quality of optics student life through the promotion of student community, student education and research experience.

Second, the chapter shall promote optics within the university through undergraduate awareness, optics representation in student government and promotion of interdepartmental collaboration.

Third, the chapter shall act to bring the university and industry together through education (i.e. seminars) and collaboration.

Finally, the chapter shall participate in community outreach in the form of K-12 education, community education (i.e. university tours or lectures) and shall promote the optics programs at the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse to the optics community at large.

Current OSA Student Chapter Officers (2005-2006 Academic Year)

President: Toby Garrod
Vice President: Michael Theisen
Secretary: Matthew Spurr
Treasurer: Matthew Ramberg
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Mike Jackson

Current OSA Student Chapter Officers (2004-2005 Academic Year)

President: Brooke Chuzles
Vice President: Toby Garrod
Secretary: Michael Theisen
Treasurer: Matthew Spurr
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Mike Jackson

Founding OSA Student Chapter Officers (2003-2004 Academic Year)

President: Brooke Chuzles
Vice President: Matthew Spurr
Secretary: Chris Di Rocco
Treasurer: Paul Noffke
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Mike Jackson

Awards

"Project Kaleidoscope", OSA Activity Awards program, funded for $525 (2005).
For more information, see the OSA National Website.