Thursday, April 25, 2024

Announcement: OPAF Call for Nominations 2016

Robin Burton

The Orthotic & Prosthetic Activities Foundation (*OPAF*), serving as the
philanthropic arm of the US Orthotic & Prosthetic Community has begun its
annual search for individuals who would like to participate within the O &
P community through service on the OPAF Board of Directors. Board members
serve a three year term and are required to attend at least one of the two
face to face board meetings held in conjunction with the AOPA and Academy
national meetings. Additionally, directors are expected to be vitally
involved in the ongoing work of OPAF & First Clinics with adaptive
recreation and to take an active role with all of our fundraising efforts.

Nominees are needed at this time for one available seat on the Board of

More information and all nomination materials and instructions can be found
on the OPAF website at:

We are a self nominating board, indicating your willingness and enthusiasm
to serve.

Nominees should have an appropriate background, a history of 501(c)(3)
nonprofit committee/volunteer work (preferred, but not required) alongside
a familiarity with and dedication to fundraising, and a strong commitment
to the primary mission of the Fund: to enable individuals, especially
those served by members of the orthotic and prosthetic community-to enjoy
the rewards of personal achievement, physical fitness and social

Nomination materials are due into the OPAF office by August 1, 2016, and
terms will begin on December 1, 2016.

Please contact OPAF Executive Director, Robin Burton, or any OPAF Board
Member with questions or comments about the nomination process and serving
on the Board. Please give thoughtful consideration to volunteering to
serve as an OPAF director to help with the ongoing OPAF mission of

*“Giving Wings to Dreams!”®.*

*About OPAF*: Serving as the philanthropic arm of the US orthotic and
prosthetic community, the Orthotic & Prosthetic Activities Foundation
(OPAF), develops, implements, partners and hosts adaptive recreational
clinics for those with physical challenges. The First Clinics are
recognized as leaders in adaptive recreation. Whether this is the first
time a participant is trying an activity after illness, injury or episode
or the first time they are ever trying, First Clinics offer top notch
adaptive instruction specifically for them. Founded in 1995 to support the
Paralympic Games in Atlanta, OPAF & The First Clinics have moved forward to
offer introductory level adaptive recreation opportunities to everyone, not
just the elite athlete. For more information on OPAF and The First
Clinics, visit

Robin Burton

[image: Orthotic prosthetic activities foundation logo]

OPAF Executive Director

R obin@opafonline . o r g

13303 Hunting Birds Lane

Charlotte, North Carolina 28278


215-584-3033 (Cell)


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