ACAO Office

Alberta College and Association Of    Opticians
201-2528, Ellwood Dr., SW
Edmonton, AB, T6X 0A9

Tel: 1-780-429-2694
Toll Free: 1-800-263-6026
Fax: 1-780-426-5576
Toll Free Fax: 1-800-584-6896

General Inquiries E-Mail:

Office Hours

Monday to Thursday

8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. MST

(closed all stat holidays or week days in lieu of stats)

Check our Calendar for detailed information about hours and events.

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Staff Directory

Jennifer Bertrand, CAE 

  • Role: Executive Director and Registrar
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  • E-Mail:  

Julie Therou Zechel, RO, RCLP 

  • Role: Deputy Registrar and Complaints Director
  • Pronouns: she/her
  • E-Mail:

Kristie Murray

  • Role: Operations Administrator and Hearings Director
  • Pronouns: she/her
  • E-Mail:

Ruta Nuguse

  • Role: Registration Administrator
  • Pronouns: she/her
  • E-Mail: