District II
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Greetings from the District Executive Officer 

District II takes pride in pioneering creative initiatives to maintain and develop members’ professional excellence and competency, to support the POTA state conference, to engage in legislative advocacy, and to continue to grow our diverse membership.

Annual activities include continuing education events, involving students and clinicians in collaborative projects, supporting practitioner involvement with local universities, and linking our District initiatives with those of our State Board.

With a new term beginning for many individuals on our board, we are excited to bring innovative ideas and continue to grow as an organization. We welcome volunteers at any time! If you are interested in a more active role within the district, please contact Erika Talaga, our Membership/Nominations Chair. Any level of involvement is a great way to network, advocate, and be connected to our area and profession. Please visit our website often for updates and feel free to contact our District Board with your questions and suggestions.

 
Erika Talaga, MS,OTR/L Executive Director
 

 

District Leadership

Erika Talaga, MS, OTR/L: District II Executive Officer

Gabrielle Mosso, MOT, OTR/L, CPAM: Recorder

Jennifer Lennon, OTR/L, MBA : District II Delegate

Megan Driscoll, MOT, OTR/L, CPAM: District Finance Officer 

Briana Kelly, MOT, OTR/L, CPAM and Pamela Nutt, MOT, OTR/L: Continuing Education Co-Chairs

Mark Bianco MOT, OTR/L: Nominations/Membership Chair

Phillip Boatright, OTR/L: Legislative Ambassador

                                 : CCAC Student Liaison

Angelica Yobbi, OTS: Chatham University Student Liaison

Aubrey Boucher, OTS: Duquesne University Student Liaison

                                 : University of Pittsburgh Student Liaison

Tara Bicko, OTS: Slippery Rock University Student Liaison

 

Open positions:

OTALiasion

Public Relations Chair

 


 Upcoming Events

Here's a highlight of upcoming programs and events. 

Be sure to register if you plan to attend.

District II Events
PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT STRATEGIES FOR PEDIATRIC CLIENTS WITH MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES

Occupational therapists strive to provide services to children and youth that promote a healthy childhood. Increasingly, the pediatric clients that are referred to occupational therapy services are dealing with mental health issues including childhood trauma, mental illness, and chronic stress. This course will present the latest evidence and practical strategies on the assessment and treatment of children with mental health issues.

When: April 27, 2019 From 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Where:

Slippery Rock University Occupational Therapy Program


220 West Prairie St

Harrisville,Pennsylvania16038

Contact: Erika Talaga
erika.talaga@gmail.com
724-466-0708

Register Here for Workshop

 

 

District II Event Sponsorship Opportunities


Click HERE to Register for your Sponsorship

Platinum Sponsor (Cost $500)  

  •        Advertisement in news letter
  •        Promotional materials at event
  •        Name on mailings
  •        50% discount for 2 persons to attend the event

Gold Sponsor (Cost $350)  

  •        Advertisement in news letter
  •        Promotional materials at event
  •        Name on mailings
  •        50% discount for 1 person to attend the event 

Silver Sponsor (Cost $250)  

  •        Advertisement in news letter
  •        Promotional materials at event
  •        Name on mailings

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