Optical Registration Board Elections 2021 – Notice of Candidates Validly Nominated

Election of Members for Appointment to the Optical Registration Board (S.I. 438 of 2017)
Returning Officer's Declaration
Notice of Candidates Validly Nominated

Notice of election of members for appointment to the Optical Registration Board and request for nomination of candidates for three electoral categories was published in the Irish Times newspaper and on the website of www.coru.ie on Tuesday 20 October 2020.

The closing date for receipt of nominations was 12 noon on Tuesday 17 November 2020.

The following candidates have been declared validly nominated and declared as a candidate for election in their respective categories below.

Candidates for Category 1A: Optometrist registrant engaged in the practice of the profession as an Optometrist
Name:Mary Teresa McMahon
Registration No: OP013573County of Practice: Co. Leitrim
Name:Michael Moore
Registration No: OP013319County of Practice: Dublin 8

Candidates for Category 1B: Dispensing Optician registrant engaged in the practice of the profession as a Dispensing Optician
Name:Paul Arthur Hersee
Registration No: DO013948County of Practice: Co. Wicklow 


As the number of candidates (one) equals the number of vacancies (one), the candidate is deemed elected in electoral category 1B.

The name of this candidate will be submitted to the Minister for appointment to the Optical Registration Board as a Dispensing Optician member engaged in the practice of the profession as a Dispensing Optician.

Candidates for Category 2: Optometrist registrant engaged in the management of services provided by the profession of optometry
Name: Christopher Burke
Registration No: OP036959County of Practice: Dublin 15
Name: Derville Pitcher
Registration No: OP013061County of Practice: Co. Dublin

The closing date for returning ballot papers is 5pm on Friday 08 January 2021.

Details of each candidate validly nominated and the names of the registrants who proposed and supported the nominations are available in the Returning Officer's Declaration.

D. Massey
Substitute Returning Officer
17 November 2020