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COS staff

Working in collaboration with leadership from the Board of Directors and key councils & committees, the following people make up the dedicated staff of the Canadian Ophthalmological Society.

Jennifer Brunet-Colvey
Executive Director
& Chief Executive Officer

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Rita Afeltra
Manager, Membership & Meeting Logistics
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Cheryl Ripley
Manager, Continuing Professional Development
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Christine Friske
Coordinator, Meeting Logistics & Exhibits
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Maxine Brown
Coordinator, Continuing Professional Development
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Rosalind O’Connell
Manager, Communications and Public Affairs
Olivia Cleaver
Coordinator, Continuing Professional Development
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Courtny Vaz
Coordinator, Communications and Public Affairs
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Gail Faddies
Governance Coordinator
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Suzanne Purkis (part time)
Managing Editor
Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology
Joyce Davis (part time)
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Did You Know?

COS offers unique membership benefits, a leading-edge Annual Scientific Meeting & Exhibition, a diverse range of Continuing Professional Development services and an Awards program for outstanding achievement or research excellence.