Northern Plains Chapter


Officers


President Tim Marrin, CPO, FAAOP
President-Elect Ulrich Schmidt, CPO
Vice President Tony Goldenstein, CO
Treasurer Elizabeth Ashley, CP
Secretary John Sytniak, CPO
Immediate Past President Joanna Kenton, CPO
Director Tony Fruci, CP
Director Mark Kroll, CO
Director Charles Kuffel, CPO, FAAOP
Century/Concordia Master's Program Liaison
Katie Voss, CO

Chapter Boundaries

Minnesota, Iowa, North and South Dakota.

Number of members: 63
Annual dues amount(s): 15.00
Chapter meeting attendance: 135

Membership Requirements

An ABC-certified orthotist, prosthetist, technician in good standing with ABC and the Academy.

Chapter website

www.npc-aaop.com

Chapter Goals and Objectives

  • To offer quality educational programs on a local level.

  • To represent our local chapter at the national meeting.

  • Chapter board members work closely with local facilities and Century College hospital to support education goals.

Upcoming Events


The Northern Plains Chapter of the Academy
www.npc-aaop.com
Jimmy's Conference & Catering Center
Vadnais Heights, MN
October 13 & 14, 2016

Previous Chapter Highlights

  • Northern Plains Annual Meeting was held on September 8 & 9, 2011 at Jimmy's Catering and Conference Center in Vadnais Heights, MN.

  • Northern Plains Annual Meeting was held on September 9 & 10, 2010 at Jimmy's Catering and Conference Center in Vadnais Heights, MN.

  • Northern Plains Annual Meeting was held on Septemeber 10 & 11, 2009 at Jimmy's Catering and Conference Center in Vadnais Heights, MN.

  • Northern Plains Fall Meeting was held on September 5 & 6, 2008 in Rochester, MN.

  • Northern Plains Annual Meeting was held on September 7, 2007 at Jimmy's Catering and Conference Center in Vadnais Heights, MN.

  • Annual business meeting was held on September 8, 2006 at Shriners Hospital for orthotists, prosthetists, and pedorthists.

  • Annual business meeting was held on October 25, 2006. Officers were elected and discussion were held about the future growth of the chapter and getting more practitioners involved.

Educational Opportunities

  • We hosted the Traveling Fellows, a group of physicians and prosthetists from Germany at Shriners Hospital Twin Cities on March 1, 2007.

  • Tentative plans for two spring seminars on gait analysis and pediatric orthotics.

Member Involvement

If you are an Academy member, ABC certified, and would like to become involved in our local chapter, please contact any of the board members. The growth and success of our local chapter depends on the participation of members.

Committee Work

Ad hoc committees meet on an informal basis though the year. Officers and directors meet monthly.