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Brooke Artesi, CPO/LPO


Judith Levin, CPO/LPO


Marissa Paley, CPO/LPO


Anthony Ghizzone, CO/LO

Immediate Past President

Doug Reber, CO/LO


Lou Beaubien, CPO, LPO

Kathy Mascola, CO/LO BOCPO

Chapter Boundaries

State of New Jersey and surrounding areas.

Number of Members: 115
Annual Dues Amount(s): $50.00
Chapter Meeting Attendance: 393

Membership Requirements

Members in good standing with the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists.

Upcoming Events

Harrah's Resort Atlantic City

The New Jersey Chapter of the Academy

2017 Annual Meeting

Harrah's Resort Atlantic City

Atlantic City, NJ
November 8 – 10, 2017
For registration, program, and hotel information, visit the chapter's website at

Previous Chapter Highlights

  • Successful 2016 New Jersey Chapter Annual Meeting held November 9 – 11, 2016 at Harrah's Resort.

  • Donated $5,000 to OPERF at the 2014 Academy Annual Meeting.

  • Awarded the 2013 2nd Annual Bob Frank Scholarship to Jennifer Motylinski.

  • Held 2013 Academy New Jersey Chapter Annual Meeting on November 9 – 11, at The Bally's Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, NJ.

  • Awarded the 2012 1st Annual Bob Frank Scholarship to Juan Cave II.

  • Held 2011 New Jersey Chapter of the Academy Annual Meeting on November 9 – 11, at The Bally's Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, NJ.

  • Donated $5,000 to OPERF in 2009.

  • Sponsored the JFK/EAGA Howard Taylor Amputee Golf Tournament: Amputee Scholarship.

  • Purchased LCD projectors for future meetings.

Chapter Benefits/Areas of Involvement

  • Professional recognition.

  • MCE credits discounted to chapter members.

  • Education/CEU credits.

  • Professional interaction.

  • Source of education and information.

Chapter Goals and Objectives

  • Promote professionalism and advance the standard of patient care through education, literature, research, and collaboration.

  • Involve as many O&P professionals as possible in our geographic area.

  • Provide quality educational programs at reduced rate to members.

  • Provide forum for professional interaction and sharing of knowledge and expertise.

  • Promote professionalism.

  • Provide specialist list of practitioners with specific areas of expertise in New Jersey.

  • Increase membership.

  • Communicate important state and national O&P news.

Chapter History

The New Jersey Chapter was formed in 1998. We have a very strong and active membership, with good attendance at seminars.

Committee Work/Newsletters

The New Jersey Chapter puts out a newsletter twice yearly. The Education Committee meets four to six times each year.

Member Involvement

If you are currently a member and would like to become more involved, we recommend:

  • Calling chapter officers for committee positions.

  • Begin by volunteering—even a minimal amount of time helps.

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 Jersey Chapter President Doug Reber, LO, CO at or Lisa Lindenberg at (973) 609-2263. Be sure to include the nature of your request.



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Bethesda, MD 20814
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