Contact Us

CAO National Office

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

Media Contacts 

Director of Marketing & Communications
Rhona Lahey, Ext. 213

Communications Coordinator
Catherine Heinmiller, Ext 210


Chief Executive Officer
Laurie Clement

Vision at Work
Director, Doug Dean, Ext. 215

Canadian Certified Optometric Assistant (CCOA) Program
Manager, Danielle Paquette, Ext. 211

CAO Staff

Accounting Clerk (P-T)
Mary Chartrand, Ext 220

Manager, Government & Stakeholder Relations
Laurèl Craib-Laurin, Ext. 214

Manager of Finance & Operations
Maria Georgescu, Ext 217

Communications Coordinator 
Catherine Heinmiller, Ext 210

Director, Marketing & Communications
Rhona Lahey, Ext 213

Director of Policy and Research
Tracy Murphy, Ext 223

Policy and Research Consultant (P-T)
Dr. Kirstin North

Office Administrator
Marie-Thérèse Robinson, Ext 216