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Optical Registration Board - Election Results 2023

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 12 December 2022.

The closing date for receipt of nominations was 12 noon on Monday 16 January 2023. The closing date for receipt of ballot papers was 5pm on Monday 20 February 2023. The counting of votes began at 3pm on 21 February 2023.

Members have been deemed validly nominated and elected in the following category:

Category 3:

The following candidate has been declared validly nominated and elected in Category 3: Registrant engaged in the education and training of persons in the practice of the profession.

Name:Declan John Hovenden
Registration No: OP013314County of Practice: Dublin 7

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

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

Ginny Hanrahan

Returning Officer

21 February 2023