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, Ext 213

Communications Coordinator
Catherine Heinmiller, Ext 210


Vision at Work
Director, Doug Dean, Ext. 215

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

CAO Staff

Chief Executive Officer
François Couillard, Ext 212

Manager of Finance & Operations
Jeanne Franche, Ext 217

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

Communications Assistant
Kelly Reid, Ext 224