Contact Us

CAO National Office

234 Argyle Ave.
Ottawa, ON  K2P 1B9
Toll Free: 888-263-4676
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

Communications Coordinator
Catherine Heinmiller, x. 210

Communications Coordinator
Victoria Guay, x. 227