Lidkea ellected to board

The Ontario Association of Optometrists is pleased to announce the election of Dr. Bruce Lidkea of Fort Frances to its board of directors, effective Nov. 1.
Dr. Lidkea will be a key figure in developing, promoting, and implementing OAO initiatives and policies.
Dr. Lidkea is manager of a group practice in Fort Frances and also is an active participant in the University of Waterloo School of Optometry’s fourth-year extern program as a primary care clinical supervisor.
He graduated as a Doctor of Optometry from Indiana University in 1994.
Dr. Lidkea served as president of the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce in 1998 and has been a member of the Fort Frances Highlanders Pipes and Drums since 1996, serving as pipe major since 2001.
Dr. Lidkea, a father of two, also has found time to enroll in a correspondence Master of Business Administration degree from the Edinburgh Business School/Heriot-Wyatt University.
Founded in 1909, OAO is a voluntary professional organization that represents more than 1,100 individual members as it works to promote eye health and champion the role of optometrists.