Contact Us

CAO National Office

234 Argyle Ave.
Ottawa, ON   K2P 1B9
Toll Free: 888-263-4676
Fax: 613-235-2098
General Inquiries:

Media Contact 

Director of Communications and Marketing
Julie Vanghelder, x. 213


Vision at Work
Manager, Sarab Kader  x. 215

Canadian Certified Optometric Assistant (CCOA) Program
Director, Mélanie Bérubé, x. 217

E-Learning Specialist
Kelly Reid, x.224

CAO Staff

Chief Executive Officer
François Couillard, x. 212

Executive Assistant
Sophie Lalonde, x. 216

Director of Finance & Operations
Jeanne Franche, x. 223

Director of Policy and Research
Ibrahim Daibes, x. 221

Policy Analyst
Erin Nolan, x. 226

Director, Government and Stakeholder Relations
Laurèl Craib-Laurin, x. 214

Director of Professional Development and Member Services
Mélanie Bérubé, x. 217'

Program Development Assistant
Makena Fowler, x. 219

Communications Coordinator
Catherine Heinmiller, x. 210

Communications Coordinator
Victoria Guay, x. 227