John A. McCall Jr.
Board of Regents
Owner, Crockett Eye Clinic
Dr. John A. McCall Jr. was appointed to the University of Houston System Board of Regents in 2019 by Governor Greg Abbott and will serve through August 31, 2025. For fiscal year 2022-2023, he will serve as chair of the Finance and Administration Committee, a member of the Academic and Student Success Committee, as well as a member of the Audit and Compliance Committee.
Dr. McCall has previously served as the President of the Student Texas Optometric Association, the Texas Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association. He has received the Texas Young Optometrist of the year Award, Optometrist of the Year Award, and the Distinguished Service Award. The University of Houston College of Optometry honored Dr. McCall in 1998 with the Alumnus of the Year Award and in 1999 with the Bill Pittman Leadership Award. McCall also owns the Treehouse Academy, a state of the art daycare located in Crockett, Texas, which is managed by his daughter Lyndsey Rice. Dr.McCall is a founding member of Vision Source LP, one of the largest Doctor Networks in the world and continues to serve as Sr. VP of Medical Vendor Relations for Vision Source.
Dr. McCall owns Crockett Eye Clinic which is a full service Vision Source Clinic. This clinic was opened in 1949 by his father Dr. John McCall Sr and has continuously taken care of the eye-health of Houston County and surrounding counties for 70 years.Dr. McCall served as a member of the Active Medical Staff for the Crockett Hospital for 28 years, as well as an officer of the Medical Staff for 15 years.Dr. McCall currently performs surgical procedures at his Surgical Center in Logansport, Louisiana, specializing in Glaucoma Laser Surgery. Dr. McCall is licensed to practice in Texas, Louisiana, and Iowa.
Dr. McCall is an Adjunct Professor of Optometric Medicine and Surgery with the University of Houston College of Optometry and is a Diplomat and Board Certified with the American Board of Optometry. Has served as President of the Crockett Jaycees and the Crockett Rotary Club, a previous member of the Houston County Appraisal Board, and served the City of Crockett as both City Councilman and Mayor. McCall received his B.S. from the University of Houston and his Doctor of Optometry from the University of Houston College of Optometry in 1977.