President, Alumni Board
Class of 1980
Timothy C. Jankowski has been in private practice in Huntington Beach since 1981. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry in June 1980 and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. He has served as an Expert Examiner for the California State Board of Optometry and as a Clinical Examiner for the National Board of Examiners in Optometry.
Dr. Jankowski is a member of the Rio Hondo Optometric Society, the California Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association. Before joining the Rio Hondo Optometric Society, and while a member of the Long Beach Optometric Society, Dr. Jankowski served as President (twice), Treasurer (twice), Secretary, and Membership Chairman (twice).
In 1999, Dr. Jankowski was elected to the Board of Directors of VSPGlobal, the largest vision insurance company in the United States. From 2010-2012, he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors. After rotating off the Board in 2014, Dr. Jankowski continued as a consultant to VSPGlobal.
Dr. Jankowski is licensed in the use of diagnostic and therapeutic pharmaceutical agents and is certified by the National Board of Optometry in the Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease. He also co-manages LASIK patients, providing consultation, pre-op, and post-op care. Having undergone LASIK personally, he is able to discuss firsthand with patients the pros and cons of the procedure.
Dr. Jankowski is married and has one daughter and a grandson. He has enjoyed skiing, and served as a Volunteer National Ski Patroller for 15 years. In his spare time, Dr. Jankowski can be found on the golf course, enjoying a mountain home at Big Bear Lake, and, of course, playing with his grandson.