OSA Industry Development Associates Committee
The Industry Development Associates Committee represents the technical and commercial interests of the industry community within OSA. The Corporate Associates Committee ensures the value of company membership in OSA through the development and provision of relevant programs, benefits and business opportunities. Its activities include, but are not limited to, the following functions:
Term of Office:
Advises the OSA Board of Directors on issues of importance to the Industry Members.
Serves as representatives of the entire corporate membership.
Recommends programming, products, and services that would be of interest to the industry community.
Provides liaison to the Executive Forum Planning Committee, which assists staff with the planning and program topics for the annual Executive Forum.
Identifies new benefits that would be universally accepted by the industry membership.
Reviews and recommends membership dues changes to the OSA Board of Directors.
Term Start Date:
Chair: 4-year term; one (1) year as Chair-Elect, two (2) years as Chair, and one (1) year as Past Chair
Members: Three-year staggered terms, two consecutive terms permitted with approval from the Chair and Board
View current roster
January 1 of each year
4 in person meetings a year; Photonics West, OFC, CLEO, and FiO. Conference calls may be scheduled as needed.
Travel may be required
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.