Organizational Leadership

 

 

Executive Board

President  Peggy Mueller Brandenburg, MAOL, OTR/L
Treasurer Alice Snorteland, MBA, OTR/L, CHT
Secretary Terrianne Jones, OTR/L
Vice President of Advocacy Andrea Horvath, OTR/L, CLT
Vice President of Promotions Kelly Robertson, MBA, OTR/L
Vice President of Professional Development       Elizabeth Larsen, MS, OTR/L
Representative at Large Karl Anderson, OTR/L
District Coordinator Kris Wilson, MA, OTR/L
MOTA Admin Joy Whiting

AOTA Representative

AOTA Representative Jenny Cook, OTR/L

Advocacy Chairs

Government Affairs Chair

Karen Sames, MBA, OTR/L, FAOTA

Ethics Chair

Cathy Brennan, MA, OTR/L, FAOTA

Quality Management (Peer Review Coordinator)

Cathy Brennan, MA, OTR/L, FAOTA

Reimbursement Chair

Cathy Brennan, MA, OTR/L, FAOTA

Lobbyist

Cory Bennett

Promotions Chairs

Archives Coordinator   

OPEN

Membership Chair

OPEN

Newsletter Editor

OPEN

PR/Marketing Chair

OPEN

Website Coordinator

OPEN

Professional Development Chairs

Awards/Scholarships Chair         Diane Anderson, PhD, MPH, OTR/L
CE Chair OPEN
Conference Co-chairs (2019)

Kris Wilson, OTR/L

Katelyn Brady, OTR/L

Kirsten Prouty, OTR/L

District Chairs

Arrowhead District Co-Chair      Steven Cope, ScD, OT/L
Arrowhead District Co-Chair Patrick McConnell, OTR/L
Central District Chair Nicole M. Ottman, COTA/L
Metro District Co-Chair

Jennifer Anderson, OTR/L

Metro District Co-Chair

Michelle Mercado, OTR/L

Northwest District Chair Co-Chair Kaisa Syvaoja, OTD, OTR/L
Northwest District Chair Co-Chair Steven Cope, ScD, OT/L 
Southern District Chair Hannah Oldenberg, OTR/L

Special Interest Group (SIG) Chairs

Mental Health Co-Chair    Megan Flood, OTR/L
Mental Health Co-Chair Jennifer LeClaire , OTR/L
Pediatric Chair Co-Chair Stephanie de Sam Lazaro, OTD, OTR/L
Pediatric Chair Co-Chair Lauren Hoffmann, OTR/L
Chronic Pain Co-Chair Karen Carr, OTR/L
Chronic Pain Co-Chair Kaisa Syvaoja, OTD, OTR/L
Chronic Pain Co-Chair Open
Health and Wellness Co-Chair Hillary Otto, OTR/L
Health and Wellness Co-Chair Leah Harris, OTR/L
Health Equity Co-Chair Kimberly Anderson, OTR/L
Health Equity Co-Chair Erin Salinas, OTR/L
NICU  Co-Chair Jennifer Anderson, OTR/L
NICU Co-Chair Kelly Petersen, OTR/L

Student Representatives

Student Representative (U of M - Rochester)       Hannah Peterson, OTS
Student Representative (U of M - Rochester) Kara Juker, OTS
Student Representative (U of M - Minneapolis) Alyssa Mason, OTS
Student Representative (U of M - Minneapolis) Sonya Hesse, OTS
Student Representative ( St. Catherine's) Jessica Bosacker, OTS
Student Representative ( St. Catherine's) Tara Grandolfo, OTS

 

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