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Board of Directors

The board is accountable to our members for the organisation’s business and operations.

The key responsibilities of the board are:
• leadership and strategic direction
• governance
• financial and risk management.

Our board members are elected for two-year terms. Terms run from the close of each Annual General Meeting, held in August. Each year, half of the positions on the board are open for re-election.

We greatly appreciate the time and consideration given to the organisation by all of our directors and associates.

To contact any of our board members please email and your email will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

Our staff

The Optometry Tasmania team is committed to providing opportunities for your professional growth and development, and that of the profession.

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