OSA Industry Development Associates Committee

OSA Industry Development Associates Committee

Category: Leadership

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:
  • 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 of Office:
  • 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

Term Start Date: January 1 of each year
Time commitment: 4 in person meetings a year; Photonics West, OFC, CLEO, and FiO. 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.