Community advisory committee
Jack Odell was diagnosed with OM in 2013. Since joining ACIS as Vice President in 2015, Jack has been instrumental in formulating new programs for ACIS with has opened doors directly to our nations top doctors and researchers for ocular melanoma. He has been a leader in changing the way ACIS research is funded and reported. Jack is a retired architect, bringing 35 years of construction contract administration, team building, and design to the ACIS team. Jack leads our special projects team. Jack has vetted our research proposals to demand accountability and the highest research outcome possible. Our research contracts now include “milestone reporting” before any funding is approved, allowing our projects to remain on track and on time. The Jack Odell and John Dagres Research fund has been set up to further research projects to accelerate research to find a cure for OM.