Practice Standing Committee (PSC) & Special Interest Section (SIS) Chairs

The PSC comprises the PSC Coordinator and 14 special interest sections, namely (in alpha order): Developmental Disabilities, Education, Fieldwork Education, Gerontology, Health Promotion and Wellness, Mental Health, Occupational Science, Physical Dysfunction, Research, School Systems, Sensory Integration, Technology, Administration and Management, and Work Programs. Each SIS has its own Chair with specific roles and responsibilities.  Please contact us for more information.

Special Interest Section Committee Chairpersons   SIS Chair Roles and Responsibilities

PSC Coordinator
Ricardo C. Carrasco, 
PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
407-797-7337

Administration
Michael Steinhauer, 

MPH, OTR/L, FAOTA
561-739-3242


Developmental Disabilities
Maria Pilar del Saa,

OTD, OTR/L
954-296-3861

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Education
Kurt K. Hubbard
OTD, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
917-533-1384


Fieldwork & Capstone
Becky Piazza
OTD, MS, OTR/L, BCPR


Gerontology 
Annette Bullard, COTA


Health Promotion &
Wellness Co-Chair

Lawrence Faulkner 
OTD, MSHS, OTRL. BCP

 Health Promotion & Wellness Co-Chair
Barbara Ingram-Rice, 
OT, LMT,CLT

 


Home & Community Health

Amanda Kotolski, 
Ph.D, OTR/L


Mental Health Co-Chair
Anjali K. Parti, 
OTD, OTR/L

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Mental Health Co-Chair
Mirtha Montejo 
Whaley
 ,PhD, OTR/L

Occupational Science
Ricardo C. Carrasco, 
PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

altPhysical Disabilities
Kristin Domville
MOT, OTR/L


Research CO-SIS

Annemarie Connor
PhD, OTR/L


Research Co-SIS
Sarah Fabrizi, 
PhD, OTR/L

altSchool Systems & Early Intervention
Kim McKinney
MPT, MOT, OTR/L
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Sensory Integration
Gustavo A. Reinoso, 
PhD, OTR/L
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Technology
Rick D. Davenport
PhD, OTR/L
 Work Programs
Regina Bonynge,
OTR/L, CWCE, CEAS
 

SIS Chair Roles and Responsibilities
  • Be an active FOTA member
  • Be a member of AOTA and the AOTA SIS that you are representing
  • Collaborate with the Practice Coordinator prior to a scheduled Executive Board Meeting. SIS Chairs are encouraged to attend the EB meetings.
  • Initiate and post on listserv discussions information of interest and importance to SIS members
  • Respond to SIS member’s questions/ inquiries by answering e-mails and referring to EB members in a timely fashion
  • Annually submit an article for the FOCUS concerning issues pertinent to your SIS area
  • Attend the annual FOTA Conference meeting
  • Facilitate SIS Conversations that Matter sessions at annual FOTA conference
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