Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board

Board staff

Lindsey Riley
 

Lindsey Pine - Registrar

Lindsey was appointed as the Board's Registrar in November 2011.  She has a BA in English and Film from Victoria University of Wellington and a Diploma in Business through the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand.  Lindsey's employment history includes 10 years in the health regulation sector working for two different health regulatory authorities specialising in registration, complaints, conduct, competence, and education.

Lindsey's responsibilities include managing the Board's operations, advising the Board on legal and policy issues, and overseeing implementation of the Board's functions under the HPCA Act.

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Annette McCoy - Deputy Registrar

Annette joined the Board on 29 September 2014.  She is originally from Exeter, England and spent 26 years living in the Cayman Islands before relocating to New Zealand five years ago with her husband and two sons.  Annette previously worked at the Nursing Council of New Zealand for 3 ½ years as the Fitness to Practice Coordinator.

The Deputy Registrar's responsibilities include registration of practitioners, issuing of annual practising certificates and administering the Board's recertification programme.

 



Laura Leatham - Administrator (part-time)

Laura Joined the Board in August 2016. She is originally from Manchester, England. Laura relocated to New Zealand with her family in 2012 and previously worked as a Pharmacy Technician at Alliance Boots in the UK.

Laura’s responsibilities include processing application payments, updating registrant contact details, responding to information requests, assisting with the administration of the Board’s recertification programmes, and providing general support to the Board and its other staff.

 

 

 

 

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Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board

Level 5, 22 Willeston Street,
Wellington 6011
PO Box 9644, Wellington 6141
Tel: +64 4 474 0705, Fax +64 4 474 0709

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