OPAF and The First Clinics have announced their 2010-2011 officers and board members. Don Hardin, director, government and payor relations for Otto Bock U.S. HealthCare, Minneapolis, Minnesota, will serve as president; Michael Burton, vice president of Orthotic and Prosthetic Group of America (OPGA), Waterloo, Iowa, will serve as vice president; and Lisa Arbogast, Eye Candy Creative, Columbus, Ohio, will serve as treasurer.
Other new board members include Scott Williamson, president, Quality Outcomes, Fredericksburg, Virginia; and Marybeth Aveni, national sales manager for Mindworks Communications, Thorofare, New Jersey.
Williamson, Aveni, and Burton join current OPAF board members Brooke Artesi, LO, Garden State Orthopedic, Morristown, New Jersey; Molly Cooper, CPO, Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics, Tacoma, Washington; Brad Mattear, MA, CFo, O&P1, Waterloo, Iowa; Stacey Minton, owner of New Mexico Scuba, Albuquerque, New Mexico; and Dennis Williams, CP, Allied Orthotics & Prosthetics, Mt. Laurel, New Jersey.
OPAF and the First Clinics also welcomes new advisory board members C. Rudy Becker IV, vice president of sales and marketing, Becker Orthopedic, Detroit, Michicgan; and Kim Casteel, a paralegal with Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, Southfield, Michicgan. They join current advisory board members Darren Kindred, PTR; Jason Wening, CPO; Justina Shipley, CO, FAAOP; Cassi Ubben; Jim Dugosh, CPO; and Tammie Higginbotham.