The conference will be held on September 27 and 28, 2013 at the Marriott at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland.
This year's Keynote Speaker is Dr. Betty Holston Smith, a 72 year-old ultra-marathoner who promotes "Ageless-Aging."
Betty has run over 100,000 miles on all seven continents, including Antarctica! As an educator, administrator, and operator of her own consulting company for fifteen-plus years, Betty has traveled the U.S., even to Alaskan villages and Native American reservations, upgrading early and middle childhood education and development programs training families, teachers, and administrators to achieve quality care for young children. The grandmother of two is holder of a patent for “chickpea,” a garment for active people that’s equipped with a zipperless fly-flap crotch which allows for easy elimination when nature calls.
~ By A&U | October 30th, 2012 | Category: Columns, Ruby's Rap by Ruby Comer.
We are Seeking Members for These Officer Positions:
MOTA PRESIDENT-ELECT: Candidates are sought for the position of PRESIDENT-ELECT. This person will assume the office of President for a three-year term beginning on January 1, 2014. The President of the Maryland Occupational Therapy Association serves as its Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for all of its operations. This individual annually attends the AOTA conference, courtesy of MOTA, to represent the association at the annual meeting of the Affiliation of State Association Presidents. The President-Elect will train under President Vogeley in 2013 in preparation for assumption of office.With the exception of the MOTA President Elect, the term for the offices listed below is for three years, from January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2015.
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT: This individual is responsible for monitoring licensing regulations and assisting in the Board of Occupational Therapy Practice’s appointment process, maintaining the association’s Bylaws, and coordinating activities with other Vice-Presidents. The candidate must be willing to discharge the duties of the President in his/her absence.
OTA REPRESENTATIVE: A member occupational therapy assistant is needed to help develop leadership and networking opportunities for OTAs.
We are Seeking a Non-OT Professional to be a Consumer Board Member.
PLEASE SEND YOUR EMAIL OF INTEREST TO LYNN MURPHY at email@example.com.
The Maryland Board of Occupational Therapy Practice will hold its next scheduled meeting on the third Friday in May.
Please contact Marilyn Pinkney, Administrative Specialist, if you have interest in observing the general session or if you have any questions.
Chairperson: William Butler
Accessibility Chair: Lori Patria
Hospitality Chair: Judy Blum
People Power Chairs: Gayle Gross
Accessibility: Shoshana Shamberg
Hospitality: Christine Brown
People Power: Janet Short
Chairperson: Neepa Shah
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