The National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics and Prosthetics (NAAOP) has elected Donald A. Dotter, BOCPO, and Ashlie White to its board of directors for the term of the 113th Congress, 2013-2014. They are slated to begin their service at NAAOP’s February 20 board meeting in conjunction with the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium in Orlando, Florida.
Dotter has practiced at Antelope Valley Orthotics and Prosthetics, Palmdale, California, for ten years. His career began as a Board of Certification/Accreditation, International (BOC)-certified orthotic fitter, and then earned a bachelor of science degree in kinesiology at California State University, Northridge, before becoming certified in orthotics and prosthetics. He has volunteered as a BOC subject matter expert and on BOC’s ethics committee since 2008.
White has been the director of project development for Beacon Prosthetics and Orthotics, Raleigh, North Carolina, since 2008. She is currently enrolled in graduate studies for a master of arts degree in technology and communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she received her undergraduate degree in journalism in 2005. White is presently the government affairs liaison for the North Carolina Orthotics and Prosthetics Trade Association. She volunteers with the North Carolina Triangle Amputee Support Group, has worked on disability legislation issues at the state and federal level, and has been the recipient of numerous leadership awards.