Board Elections 2020

Run for Elections to the College's Board of Directors

If you are a Registered Optician in good standing with the College and are interested in using your knowledge, skill, and judgment to protect the public interest, consider seeking a nomination. Elections will take place in three districts: District 1 (Southern), District 5 (Toronto), and District 8 (Central). 

Please note these important dates:

•    August 12: Call for Nominations opens 
•    September 10: Call for Nominations close
•    October 9: Election opens
•    November 9: Elections Close

To ensure candidates possess the knowledge to carry out their fiduciary role as a Director if they are elected, interested registrants are required to complete the Chapter 4: Introduction to RHPA training module in order to be eligible to run. Please check back regularly for updates or email elections@collegeofopticians.ca for further information.

Please click here to see the training module.


Electoral District Information

DISTRICT NAME DISTRICT
ENCOMPASSES
MEMBER TERM NEXT ELECTION

1

Southern

The County of Brant, the City of Hamilton, the regional municipalities of Halton and Niagara and the counties of Haldimand and Norfolk, or the equivalent geographical areas and names, as substituted by statute from time to time.

E. Viveiros

2018 - 2020

2020
(for 2021 - 2023)

2

Eastern

The City of Kawartha Lakes, the counties of Peterborough, Northumberland, Haliburton, Hastings, Lennox and Addington, Prince Edward, Frontenac, Lanark, Leeds and Grenville, Renfrew, Prescott and Russell, Stormount, Dundas and Glengarry, the regional municipality of Durham and the City of Ottawa, or the equivalent geographical areas and names, as substituted by statute from time to time.

I. Koenig

2019 - 2021

2021
(for 2022 – 2024)

3

Northern

Territorial districts of Kenora, Rainy River, Thunder Bay, Cochrane, Temiskaming, Nipissing, Parry Sound, Algoma, Manitoulin, and Muskoka, and the District of Dubury, or the equivalent geographical areas and names, as substituted by statute from time to time.

B. Todd

2019-2021

2021
(for 2022 – 2024)

4

Western

Counties of Bruce, Grey, Huron, Perth, Lambton, Middlesex, Oxford, Elgin, Kent and Essex, or the equivalent geographical areas and names, as substituted by statute from time to time.

M. Smart

2020-2022

2022
(for 2023 - 2025)

5

Toronto

City of Toronto, or the equivalent geographical areas and names, as substituted by statute from time to time.

D. Reiz

2018 - 2020

2020
(for 2021 - 2023)

6

Contact Lens Mentor

Whole province of Ontario

A. Fournier

2020- 2023

2023
(for 2020 - 2025)

7

Central Western

The counties of Dufferin and Wellington and the regional municipalities of Peel and Waterloo, or the equivalent geographical areas and names, as substituted by statute from time to time.

S. Modhera

2020 - 2023

2023
(for 2024 - 2025)

8

Central

County of Simcoe and the Regional Municipality of York or the equivalent geographical areas and names, as substituted by statute from time to time.

N. Mohammadzadeh

2018 - 2020

2020
(for 2021 - 2023)

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