Optical Registration Board – Election Results 2021

Election of Members for Appointment to the Optical Registration Board (S.I. No. 438 of 2017)
Returning Officer’s Declaration
Notice of candidates elected

The notice of election of members for appointment to the Optical Registration Board and request for nominations of candidates for one electoral category was published in the Irish Times newspaper and on www.coru.ie on Tuesday 20 October 2020.

The closing date for receipt of ballots was 5pm on Friday 08 January 2021.  The counting of votes commenced at 9.30am on 13 July 2021.

One member has been deemed validly nominated and elected in Category 1A and one member has been deemed validly nominated and elected in Category 2.

Category 1A

The following candidate has been declared validly nominated and elected in Category 1A: Optometrist registrant who is engaged in the practice of the profession as an Optometrist

Name:Michael Moore
Registration No: OP013319County of Practice: Dublin 8

The results of the election and details of each count in Category 1A are available in the Returning Officer’s Declaration available here.

Category 2

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

Name:Derville Pitcher
Registration No: OP013061County of Practice: Co. Dublin

The results of the election and details of each count in Category 2 are available in the Returning Officer’s Declaration 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.

P. Byrne Returning Officer

13 July 2021