Optica Announces Election Slate for 2023 Offices

Optica is pleased to announce the slate of candidates for the 2023 Board of Directors. To learn more about each candidate, click on their name below to read their biography and election statement.

The 2022 Optica election will open on 20 July and members will have until 16 September to cast their ballot. To be eligible to vote, members must be in good standing at least fifty days prior to the Annual Business Meeting scheduled for 18 October 2022 in Rochester, NY. Members are encouraged to update their contact information within their Optica member profile to ensure timely delivery of election materials.  Questions related to the Optica elections should be sent to voting@optica.org.

 

Candidates for 2023 Vice President
(1 will be elected)

 

Jim Kafka

James Kafka
Spectra-Physics/MKS, USA
Thomas Metzger

Claudio Mazzali
Corning Incorporated, USA

Candidates for 2023-2025 Director at Large
(2 will be elected)

 

Julie Eng

Julie Eng
II-VI Incorporated, USA
Ulrike Fuchs

Ulrike Fuchs
asphericon GmbH, Germany
Hong Liu

Hong Liu
Google LLC, USA
Thomas Metzger

Thomas Metzger
TRUMPF Scientific Lasers, Germany