ASCO Staff Contact Information

For OAT score and processing questions, please contact the OAT Customer Service at 1-800-232-1694 or email at

Main office telephone: (301) 231-5944

Carol Brubaker – Ext. 9
Manager, Professional Affairs
Primary responsibilities include: aspects of clinical education such as administration, clinical services, programs, and research; academic affairs areas such as curriculum, faculty development, teaching methods and research, and the promotion of careers in academia/research; as well as all matters relating to international optometric education.

Susan Hughes  Ext. 7
Director of Finance
Primary responsibilities include: budget; accounts receivable/payable: finance and audit committees.

Sara Lau  Ext. 2
Business Operations Manager
Primary duties include: Membership recruitment & retention; database management; ASCO Career Center (online job board); awards program administration; office operations and management

Dawn Mancuso, MAM, CAE, FASAE Ext. 1
Executive Vice President/CEO
Primary duties include: leading the operations and representation of ASCO with all member institutions and affiliates in optometric education

David O’Donnell Ext. 4
Director, Development
Primary responsibilities include: corporate relations and resource development, including ASCO’s Corporate Contributors program, program sponsorships, Partnership Endowment, donor recognition, and exhibits/advertising offerings. Also serves as staff liaison to the Fundraising Advisory Committee, the Applicant Pool Advisory Committee, the Partnership Endowment Advisory Subcomittee, and the Advancement Special Interest Group.

Paige Pence  Ext. 8
Director, Student and Residency Affairs
Primary duties include: applicant development, student affairs, residency affairs, OptomCAS, OAT, ORMatch

Helen Sauvage Ext. 3
Director, Meetings and Special Interest Groups (Contractor)
Primary responsibilities include: meetings/conferences, Special Interest Groups (SIGs), special education and faculty development programs, chief academic officers, international optometric education, and participant software initiatives

Joanne Zuckerman, MSEd Ext. 5
Manager, Data Services and Special Projects
Primary responsibilities include surveys/data collection, data reports, faculty, residency and admissions programs directories, research-related activities, and interprofessional education