Eye Focus June 2017 - Page 28

AN INTERVIEW WITH THE HEAD OF THE OOA By Denis Langlois Martin Lebeau has served for the past four years as president of the Ontario Opticians Association, which has been the official voice of opticians in the province for the past 70 years. The Georgian College alumnus, who has been practicing opticianry since 2000, is also the current vice-president of the Opticians Association of Canada, the professional association that represents licensed opticians across the country. He has also owned his own business, Le Beau Optical Boutique, in trendy downtown Oakville, Ontario, for the past decade. Recently, Martin chatted with Optical Prism magazine about being an optician in today’s digital age, the Ontario Opticians Association and his role with the organization. 28 EYE FOCUS | June Digital 2017