Optical Registration Board Election Results 2019

ELECTION OF MEMBERS FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE OPTICAL REGISTRATION BOARD (S.I. No. 438 of 2017)
RETURNING OFFICER’S DECLARATION
Notice of candidates elected for each category

The notice of election of members for appointment to the Optical Registration Board and request for nominations of candidates for three electoral categories was published in the Irish Times newspaper and on www.coru.ie on 14 December 2018.

The closing date for receipt of ballots was 5pm on 26 February 2019.  The counting of votes commenced at 10am on 27 February 2019.

Members have been deemed validly nominated and elected in two (2) electoral categories (Category 1B and Category 2).

Category 1B

The following candidate has been declared validly nominated and elected in Category 1B: Dispensing Optician registrant engaged in the practice as a Dispensing Optician.

NameBlee, Owen John
Registration No: DO013787County of Practice: Co. Dublin


The results of the election and details of each count in Category 1B are available here.

Category 2

The following candidate has been declared validly nominated and elected in Category 2: Optometrist registrant engaged in the management of services provided by the profession of Optometry.

NameCrowe, Martin
Registration No:  OP013174County of Practice: Co. Wexford


The results of the election and details of each count in Category 2 are available here.

In accordance with the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005 (as amended), the names of the above candidates will be forwarded to the Minister for Health for appointment to the Optical Registration Board.

D. Massey
Returning Officer

27 February 2019