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Roger C. Marzano, LPO, Cped
Yankee Bionics, Inc.
303 W. Exchange St.
Akron, OH 44302
Phone: (330) 762-6411




Vice President

John Brandt, LPO, CPO
Optimus Prosthetics, LLC
8517 N. Dixie Dr., Ste. 300
Dayton, OH 45414-2498
Phone: (937) 454-1900


Mark Clary, CPO/LPO, FAAOP
Yanke Bionics
2119 Brookpark Rd
Parma, OH 44134

Immediate Past President

Payson Briggs, CPO
The Brace Shop (dba Hanger Clinic)
Cincinnati, OH 45242
Phone: (513) 745-8410

Executive Director

Richard W. Butchko
Ohio Chapter, AAOP
Phone: (614) 659-0197
Fax: (614) 336-8596

Chapter Boundaries

Practitioners from the states of Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, and West Virginia may join the Ohio Chapter.


Membership Requirements

Any member of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists in good standing within the geographical boundaries of the chapter.

Upcoming Events

The Ohio Chapter Annual Spring Technical Meeting

Columbus Hilton at Easton Town Center, Columbus, OH
March 29-30, 2019


The Ohio Chapter of the Academy hosts annual meetings for O&P and allied health practitioners in Ohio, Michigan, West Virginia, and Kentucky. The meeting includes morning and afternoon half-day workshops on Friday, and on Saturday morning, keynote and general sessions followed by four Saturday afternoon breakout sessions (prosthetic, orthotic, pedorthic, and technical). The chapter meeting typically hosts more than 50 exhibitors.

For more information on past and upcoming meetings, see the chapter’s web-site at, or contact Richard W. Butchko at or call (614) 659-0197.

To submit a proposal for a session or presentation, go to the proposal submissions area of the chapter's website.

Previous Chapter Highlights

  • 2017 Annual Meeting
    Hilton Hotel at Easton Town Center, Columbus, OH, March 24-25, 2017
  • 2016 Annual Meeting
    Hilton Hotel at Easton Town Center, Columbus, OH, April 15 - 16, 2016
  • 2015 Annual Meeting
    Hilton Hotel at Easton Town Center, Columbus, OH, March 27 – 28, 2015
  • 2014 Annual Spring Meeting
    Hilton Hotel at Easton Town Center, Columbus, OH, March 21 – 22, 2014
  • 2013 Spring Technical Meeting
    Polaris Hilton Columbus, Columbus, OH, March 15 – 16, 2013
  • 2012 Spring Technical Meeting
    Easton Town Center Hilton Columbus, Columbus, OH, April 13 – 14, 2012

Learn More

Click here to send an e-mail requesting more information about chapter meetings. Make sure to indicate which meeting you are interested in, including the meeting dates, and include your name, e-mail address, and phone number. Also, please indicate whether you are interested in exhibiting at the meeting.

Chapter Goals and Objectives

To provide quality education programs for members of the Ohio Chapter and other O&P allied health practitioners, including Ohio-licensed practitioners.


Member Involvement

Contact any board member to be involved. The board is always open to meeting program suggestions.


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Bethesda, MD 20814

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