Dr. Easly-DeBisschop grew up in a house just a few doors away from this office. After graduating from Ontario High School she attended Treasure Valley Community College. During these two years she was appointed to the Governor’s Commission on Youth by Governor McCall and served a two year term. After graduating from Treasure Valley Community College she attended Southern Oregon State University in Ashland, Oregon. From this university she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Math and Science.
Dr. Easly-DeBisschop then went back to school and received her Optometric training from Southern California College of Optometry. While obtaining her doctorate degree she also obtained a Bachelor of Visual Science Degree from California State University, Fullerton. After graduating from optometry school Dr. Easly-DeBisschop joined her Father’s practice in Ontario, which he established in 1946. They practice together until his death in April of 1986.
In 1987 Dr. Easly-DeBisschop was nominated as one of America’s Outstanding Women for dedication to and involvement in her community. She is past-president of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce; spent 12 years on the Board of Directors at Treasure Valley Community College, several years as board chairman; is a member and past president of PEO Chapter AF; is a member of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, having served 12 years on the church vestry. On March 21, 1990 Governor Goldschmidt announced the appointment of Dr. Easly-DeBisschop to the Oregon Board of Optometry. She was re-appointed by Governor Barbara Roberts in 1994 and served as president of the Oregon Board of Optometry until her term expired in 1997. Dr. Easly-DeBisschop is a member of the Eastern Oregon Optometric Society; the American Optometric Association; was on the Board of Directors of the Oregon Optometric Physician’s Association from 1997 to 2006, serving as president in 2004. In October 2010 Dr. Easly-DeBisschop was award the F. “Joe” Alost/James D. Minnick Award by the Oregon Optometric Physicians Association. She is currently in her second four year term serving on the Ontario District 8C School Board of Directors.