Richard Catipovic, BS, CP
Tonawanda Limb and Brace Inc.
545 Delaware St.
Tonawanda, NY 14150-5301
Phone: (716) 695-1131
Fax: (716) 695-0016
Herbert N. Shalant, CPO
Martin H. Mandelbaum, CPO
Joann Marx, CPO, FAAOP
Immediate Past President
Garrett Pascavage, CPO
Joann Marx, CPO, FAAOP
Continuing Education Program
Thaddeus E. Drygas, CPO, FAAOP
Business Committee Program
Roger Howard, CPO
Athletic Sponsorship Program
If you are a current chapter member and would like to become more involved, or if you are interested in becoming a member, let us know! Please click here to e-mail Joann Marx, CPO, Secretary, and be sure to include the nature of your request and your e-mail address.
c/o Joann Marx
1659 Lincoln Ave.
Bohemia, NY 11716-1415
New York State
Number of Members: 53
Annual Dues Amount(s): $75.00
Chapter Meeting Attendance: 109
Any member within the geographical boundaries of the chapter who is in good standing with the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (a complete definition is in the chapter bylaws).
The New York Chapter of the Academy
2014 New York State Chapter Meeting
The Marriott Hotel
Albany, New York
April 30 - May 2, 2014
Toll Free: 1-800-443-8952
Registrations and Future Updates:
The New York Chapter of the Academy, 2012 Continuing Education Seminar, May 16-18, 2012, The Marriott Hotel, Albany, NY.
The New York Chapter of the Academy, 2011 Continuing Education Seminar, April 28-29, 2011, The Marriott Hotel, Albany, NY.
The New York Chapter of the Academy, 2010 Annual Meeting, April 26-27, 2010, Desmond Hotel in Albany, NY.
The New York Chapter participated in the DME MAC Symposium in September 2009.
The New York Chapter of the Academy, 2009 Scientific Symposium, April 20-21, 2009, The Desmond Hotel in Albany, NY.
The New York Chapter of the AAOP, 2008 Scientific Symposium, April 6-8, 2008, Otesaga Resort in Cooperstown, NY.
Reduced registration fees for chapter programs.
5 percent insurance discount through Cailor Fleming Insurance.
Alert emails for information on chapter meetings and state issues concerning licensing, reimbursement protocol, Medicare, and Medicaid updates.
Membership certificate for framing, a different format each year.
Use of the chapter photo exhibit.
Athletic sponsorship for members' patients.
Promote professional ethics and standards through communication and educational programs.
To offer quality educational programs on a local level in order to keep travel and related costs to a minimum.
Promote the field of orthotics and prosthetics through athletic sponsorship to individuals.
To communicate relevant state and national O&P news.
Improved website: nysaaop.org
New York State AAOP renewed NAAOP membership in 2012.
New York State AAOP awarded Mary K. Maneen an athletic sponsorship for $500.
Lucky Exhibitor "2013" Table Winner: PEL Supply
Lucky Attendee "2013" Registration Winner: Keith Willis, CPO
If you are a current chapter member and would like to become more involved, or if you are interested in becoming a member, let us know! Please contact New York Chapter Secretary, Joann Marx, CPO, FAAOP, at and include the nature of your request.