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Texas Chapter


Officers

Scott Jameson, CPO, LPO, FAAOP, President
Telephone: (325) 793-3480
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President-Elect

Susanne O'Connor CPO, LPO, FAAOP

Vice- President

Robb Walker CPO, LPO

Secretary/Treasurer

Katie Brinkley CPO, LPO

Past President

David Telford CPO, LPO

Chapter Boundaries

State of Texas.

Number of Members: 99
Annual Dues Amount(s): $50.00
Chapter Meeting Attendance: 97

Membership Requirements

Active Membership: Any Orthotist and/or Prosthetist within the geographical boundaries of this Chapter who is good standing with the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists is eligible to become a member of this chapter.

Affiliate Membership: Any ABC Registered Orthotic or Prosthetic Technician or Associate within the geographical boundaries of this Chapter who is in good standing with the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists is eligible to become an affiliate member of this Chapter.

Upcoming Events


The Texas Chapter AAOP
2014 Annual Meeting
August 8-9, 2014
Grand Hyatt Hotel
San Antonio, TX


For Registrations and Future Updates please visit:
The Texas Chapter Website:
http://www.txaaop.org

Chapter Benefits/Areas of Involvement

  • Support for UTSW Allied Science O&P Students by providing the Prosthetic & Orthotic Atlas and sponsoring Senior Research Presentation evening.

  • The Texas Chapter donated $2,000 to the Orthotic & Prosthetic Education and Research Foundation (OPERF).

Chapter Goals and Objectives

  • The Mission of the Chapter is to foster and assure the advancement of quality, outcome-oriented, comprehensive orthotic-prosthetic health care services to disabled persons in the State of Texas.

  • The Goal of the Chapter is to assist ABC practitioners wherever possible in maintaining the highest level of competency and knowledge in the delivery and regulation of comprehensive orthotic and prosthetic services.

  • The Objective of the Chapter is to provide continuing education opportunities for its members, as well as assist where necessary to assure that quality, outcome-oriented orthotic and prosthetic services are being provided to disabled individuals requiring comprehensive care and management.

Previous Chapter Highlights

  • The Texas Chapter of the AAOP 2013 Annual Meeting, The Grand Hyatt, San Antonio, TX, August 3-4, 2013

  • The Texas Chapter of the AAOP 2012 Annual Meeting, The Austin Sheraton, Austin, TX, August 5-6, 2012

  • The Texas Chapter of the AAOP 2011 Annual Meeting, The Austin Sheraton, Austin, TX, August 5-6, 2011

  • The Texas Chapter of the AAOP 2010 Annual Meeting, The Austin Sheraton, Austin, TX, August 6-7, 2010

  • The Texas Chapter of the AAOP, 2009 Scientific Symposium, Sheraton Austin, Texas August 14-15, 2009

  • Donations of O&P Atlases to UTSW- O&P Program, and Sponsorship of refreshments for UTSW- O&P Senior Research Presentations

  • 16 Friday Workshops, 4 Drs. and 2 CPOs were Speakers for 9 Saturday Scientific Presentations

  • The Texas Chapter of the AAOP, 2008 Scientific Symposium, Sheraton Austin, Texas August 8-9, 2008

  • Equipment donation to the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School O&P Program.

  • Scholarship donations to UTSWMS O&P Program.

  • Memorial donations in honor of fellow practitioners to UTSWMS O&P Program.

Chapter History

The Texas Chapter is a professional society of ABC credentialed practitioners, limited to and incorporated in the State of Texas. The Chapter was founded and April 1979 and recognized as an official Chapter of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists in December 1979.

Continuing Educational Opportunities

The Texas Chapter strives to provide PCE's (Professional Continuing Education) to allow its members to meet continuing education requirements without leaving the State.

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 Texas Chapter President, David Telford at: dtelfordcpo@aol.com