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 Communications and Marketing
Rhona Lahey, x. 213

Communications Coordinator
Catherine Heinmiller, x. 210

Communications Assistant
Kelly Reid, x.224


Vision at Work
Manager, Yale Chadsey, x. 215

Canadian Certified Optometric Assistant (CCOA) Program
Senior Manager, Danielle Paquette, x. 217

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 and Research Consultant (P/T)
Dr. Kirsten North, x. 219

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

Senior Manager, Professional Development
Danielle Paquette, x. 217