Dr. Brian O’Donnell, secretary

Dr. Brian O’Donnell, secretary

Dr. Brian O’Donnell

Dr. Brian O’Donnell, proprietor of New Era Eye Care, Shavertown, received a bachelor's and masters of science degrees from Bloomsburg University followed by a doctorate degree from Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He is a past member of the Board of Education for the Wilkes-Barre Area School District. He has many affiliations professionally and civically, including the Board of Directors for the Greater Wilkes-Barre Association for the Blind, past President of the Board and is currently serving as Board Secretary.

Dr. O’Donnell is a Wilkes-Barre native and has been in private practice for over two decades. He and his wife Marcy, who is also a Bloomsburg University graduate, have one son and currently reside in Luzerne County.

Dr. O’Donnell is an extremely active participant in the local community and feels fortunate to be in a position to be able to help in many different ways. He founded the Gift of Sight program, which now serves underprivileged people with sight problems in three counties in Northeastern Pennsylvania by having eye doctors in the area donate a portion of their eyeglass sales.

He has also served and serves on many boards in an effort to help the community.

Dr. O’Donnell was honored to be appointed to the Bloomsburg University Council of Trustees by Governor Tom Wolf in 2016.