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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, MSIE, CPO
International Institute of Orthotics and Prosthetics
Tampa, Florida
Secretary Marita Dorsch-Caozza, CP
American Board for Certification Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics
Immediate Past President Fred Estock CP/LP

Upcoming Events

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.


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

(202) 380-3663