2016 – 2017 Board of Directors

The Academy is managed by a Board of Directors which is comprised of eleven voting members. The composition of the Board of Directors includes six Executive Officers and six other elected Directors with the Executive Director an ex-officio member of the Board of Directors without the right to vote.

Executive Committee

Richard W. Miller, CO, FAAOP

PO Box 134
Rochester, MN 55903
Phone: (507) 259-9167

Alicia J. Davis, MPA, CPO, FAAOP
President Elect

University of Michigan Orthotics & Prosthetics Center
2850 S Industrial Hwy, Ste 400
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Phone: (734) 973-2400

Leigh Davis, MSPO, CPO, FAAOP
Vice President

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
5445 Meridian Mark Road NE, Suite 200
Atlanta, Georgia 30342
Phone: (404) 785-5761

Kate Allyn, CPO/L, FAAOP
Department of Bioengineering,
Box 355061 Foege N430H
3720 15th Ave NE
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-5061
Phone: (206) 390-0228

M. Jason Highsmith, PT, DPT, PhD, CP, FAAOP
Immediate Past President

University of South Florida
School of Physical Therapy
& Rehabilitation Sciences
College of Medicine
12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.
MDC 77
Tampa, FL 33612
Phone: (813) 974-3806


John T. Brinkmann, MA, CPO/L, FAAOP(D)
Northwestern University Prosthetic & Orthotic Center (NUPOC)
680 N. Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (312) 503-5703

Jared A. Howell MS, CPO, FAAOP
Baylor College of Medicine
1 Baylor Plz MS BCM115
Houston, TX 77030-3411
Phone: (713) 798-3098

Susan Kapp, CPO, LPO, FAAOP
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Prosthetics-Orthotics Program
6011 Harry Hines Blvd, Suite V5 400
Dallas, TX 75390-9091

Gerald Stark, MSEM, CPO/L, FAAOP
Ottobock Healthcare
11501 Alterra Parkway, Suite 600
Austin, Texas 78758
Phone: (800) 328-4058

Sarah Thomas, CPO
Bio-Medic Appliances, Inc.
3-B Davis Dr.
Essex Junction, VT 05452

Shane R. Wurdeman, PhD, MSPO, CP, FAAOP
Hanger Clinic, Houston Medical Center
11155 South Main Street
Houston, TX 77025
Office: (713)-747-4171