New York Chapter


Officers

Richard Catipovic, BS, CP
Tonawanda Limb and Brace Inc.
545 Delaware St.
Tonawanda, NY 14150-5301
Phone: (716) 695-1131
Fax: (716) 695-0016
E-mail:

President-Elect

Herbert N. Shalant, CPO

Vice- President

Vacant

Treasurer

Martin H. Mandelbaum, CPO

Secretary

Joann Marx, CPO, FAAOP

Immediate Past President

Garrett Pascavage, CPO

Chapter Directors:

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.

Chapter Address
NYSAAOP
c/o Joann Marx
1659 Lincoln Ave.
Bohemia, NY 11716-1415

Chapter Boundaries

New York State

Number of Members: 53
Annual Dues Amount(s): $75.00
Chapter Meeting Attendance: 109

Membership Requirements

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).

Upcoming Events


The New York Chapter of the Academy
2014 New York State Chapter Meeting
The Marriott Hotel
Albany, New York
April 30 - May 2, 2014

Hotel Information:
Phone: 1-518-458-8444
Toll Free: 1-800-443-8952

Registrations and Future Updates:
http://www.nysaaop.org

Previous Chapter Highlights

  • 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.


    Chapter Benefits/Areas of Involvement

    • 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.

    Chapter Goals and Objectives

    • 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.

    Other Recent Activities

    • 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

    Member Involvement

    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.