Industry Council

Category: Leadership

The OSA Industry Council (IC) was formed in 2013 and advocates for activities centered on the technical and business interests of the industrial optics community. The Industry Council’s role is to provide feedback and direction, as well as to conceive and oversee new initiatives for this industrial optics community.

The IC will focus on:
  • Proposing potential new products and programs for industry.
  • Working collaboratively with other OSA committees to conduct competitive analysis on industry-focused workshops, meetings and forums.
  • Coordinating with OSA committees and councils as they consider industry-focused programming, member benefits and services to maximize resources and prevent overlap.
  • Encouraging and making suggested additions to represent industry across all of OSA.

Terms of Office:
  • Chair:  One (1) year as Chair-Elect, two (2) years as Chair, (1) year as Past Chair.
  • Voting Members: Two (2) year terms; two (2) full terms maximum.
  • Non-voting committee/council liaisons: One (1) year renewable terms.
  • View current roster

Time commitment: The IC meets in person twice per year; Photonics West and a Fall meeting. Conference calls may be scheduled as needed.

Travel: Travel may be required
Travel Reimbursement*: No


Interested in joining? Let us know! Industry@osa.org

*Please note, OSA volunteers are responsible for covering the costs of their own travel, lodging and expenses to OSA meetings and events. This includes registration costs for events.