Nominations to the COBC Board of Directors - District 2 (Vancouver Island) & District 4 (Cariboo)
22.08.2019


The College of Opticians of BC (COBC) is looking for leaders to be nominated to the Board of Directors. The COBC is seeking nominations for licensed opticians (with any designation) in the Vancouver Island and Cariboo areas. The COBC is responsible for setting and enforcing the standards of opticianry. As a self-regulating profession, the Board of the COBC has the important duty of overseeing the COBC's regulatory activities and is accountable for how the COBC operates.

Professional regulation is evolving so the COBC is seeking new board members who are innovative, willing to adapt in an ever-changing environment, and deeply care about public safety. Successful board members don't necessarily need past board experience, but have knowledge and skills in areas like leadership, strategy, decision-making, finance, and of course professional regulation. In addition, it is important that board members are professional, performance-oriented and are aware of self and others.

Our Board members meet in-person four times each year, and participate in various committees for the COBC. By nominating yourself or your fellow optician for election, you have the opportunity to make a difference by participating in the regulation of opticianry, and ensuring opticians provide safe, quality vision care for all.

Please refer to the applicable documents below. The deadline for submitting a nomination is 5:00pm PST on September 30, 2019. Nominees must submit the completed nomination form and provide profile information.

a. Notice of Election – Please click here.
b. Nomination for Election Form & Sample Profile – Please click here.

You can also find the nomination form on our website in the Forms section, under Resources.

The COBC looks forward to your nomination. If you have any questions, please contact the office at (604) 742-6472 or cdodge@cobc.ca.



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