Prof. Heinz Elected to become Vice President of the Optical Society (OSA)

October 25, 2009

Prof. Heinz has been elected by The Optical Society (OSA) as its 2010 vice president. By accepting the vice presidency, Heinz makes a four-year commitment to OSA’s Board of Directors. As vice president,
Heinz will automatically become president-elect in 2011 and then the society's president in 2012.

Uniting more than 106,000 professionals from 134 countries, the Optical Society of America (OSA) brings together the global optics community through its programs and initiatives.

"Tony Heinz has made a tremendous impact as chair of committees responsible for two of OSA’s significant product lines, publications and conferences," said Elizabeth Rogan, OSA’s CEO. "He has effectively led the Society in its growth in the journal portfolios and the diversity of the meetings portfolio. We look forward to the unique perspective Tony will bring to his new role and to working with him in this capacity."

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