National Board of Directors
The Directors of the OAC shall be a board of ten (10) representatives consisting of one (1) representative from each province. Each Director shall be appointed/elected by his/her own provincial organization.
The National Board of Directors shall elect annually from amongst its members, an executive committee consisting of three (3) members for the purpose of acting on behalf of the OAC. One of these three (3) executive members shall be elected by the National Board as President, one as Vice President and one as Secretary/Treasurer.
The OAC Executive Committee may appoint chairpersons from time to time for the following Committees: Education, Legislation, Public Relations, Fund Raising, Annual General Meeting or any Committees as it may deem necessary. These chairpersons are selected from amongst the members of the National Board of Directors. Each Committee has a minimum of two Committee members including the chairperson and the Chair of the Committee may select Committee members from the general membership of the OAC.
The National Board of Directors is scheduled to meet twice yearly. The frequency of meetings may be changed at any time at the discretion of the Board. The dates of the scheduled meetings of the National Board of Directors of the OAC will be posted on the OAC website.
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The following are the 2017/2018 representatives of the National Board of Directors of the OAC:
Todd Smith - President
Martin Lebeau - Vice President
Paul Sim - Treasurer
Claudia Rojas - British Columbia
Scott Smith - Alberta
Bill Fedrau - Saskatchewan
Todd Smith - Manitoba
Martin Lebeau - Ontario
Luc Sauvageau - Quebec
Gary Maynard - Newfoundland & Labrador
Jennifer Bishop - New Brunswick
Paul Sim - Nova Scotia
Diana Carver - Prince Edward Island
Robert Grimard - Director of French Canadian Affairs
The Opticians Association of Canada (OAC) has an extensive online continuing education library available to its members for use towards their professional learning requirements. The online library consists of electronic module articles as well as video modules. New content is consistently being added to the online library for the benefit of our members.
OAC members receive four (4) free online modules per year as a benefit of membership.