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 President Charlie Mata CPO/LPO
Creative Orthotic & Prosthetic Services LLC
(850) 398-8159
Crestview, Florida
President-Elect Dana Shack CPO/LPO
Mid Florida Prosthetics and Orthotics
(352) 351-3207
Ocala, Florida
Treasurer Emily Crawford CPO/LPO
International Institute of Orthotics and Prosthetics
Secretary Marita Dorsch-Caozza CP
American Board for Certification Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics
Immediate Past President Fred Estock CP/LP

Upcoming Events

Florida Chapter of the Academy
2019 Annual Summer Seminar

June 7-8, 2019
International Institute of Orthotics and Prosthetics

Chapter Highlights

March 5th, 2018
Vaslpar, Pro, Celeberty, Veteran and Wounded Warrior Amputee golf tournament. Copper Head Charities Inc.

Chapter Boundaries

State of Florida

Annual Dues Amount(s): $99.00

Number of Members: 50

Chapter Meeting Attendance: N/A

Membership Requirements

  • Active- ABC Certified, Florida Licensed, and Academy Member in good standing.
  • Associate-Licensed Orthotic and/or Prosthetic practitioners in good standing.
  • Affiliate-Licensed Fitters, Fitter Assistants, Pedorthotists in good standing.
  • Candidate- Students and Residents.

Chapter Benefits/Areas of Involvement

  • Unlimited networking opportunities in Florida through quarterly CEU offered at the International Institute of Orthotics and Prosthetics Campus.
  • Annual State meeting held at the International Institute of Orthotics and Prosthetics.
  • Discounted hotel rates when attending meeting or conferences at the campus.
  • Free state mandatories with membership.
  • Exclusive savings on CEU on-line and face to face workshops year-round.
  • Promoting Licensed practitioners.

Chapter Goals

  • Support the International Institute of Orthotics and Prosthetics
  • Advance the quality, outcome-oriented, comprehensive orthotic-prosthetic health care services to our patients and the military
  • Advocacy

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 the President-Elect.


The American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists
7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 760
Bethesda, MD 20814

(202) 380-3663