Alexandria, VA (December 1, 2021) – Today, the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA) announced its 2022 Board of Directors.
The Executive Committee will consist of Dave McGill who assumes the role of President. Along with, Traci Dralle, CFm who moves into the role of Immediate Past President and Teri Kuffel, JD who becomes President-Elect. Joining them are Mitchell Dobson, CPO who was elected to serve as Vice President and Rick Riley who will continue to serve as Treasurer.
New to the Board of Directors is Jim Kingsley. He joins Jeff Brandt, CPO, Elizabeth Ginzel, MHA, CPO, Kimberly Hanson, John “Mo” Kenney, CPO, LPO, FAAOP, Linda Wise, Shane Wuderman PhD, CP, FAAOP(D) and Jim Young, LP, CP, FAAOP.
“AOPA is very fortunate to have exceptional Board members who use their expertise and energy to work tirelessly for their fellow AOPA members ,” said Eve Lee, MBA, CAE, Executive Director. “This coming year is an exciting one for AOPA, as we rollout a new vision, mission and strategic plan. I look forward to working with the Board and staff to implement the strategic plan which will continue to ensure that all AOPA members gets the support they need to run their business and provide quality patient care.”
Elected by the membership, the AOPA Board of Directors is representative of the membership and serves as the governing body, responsible for the supervision and direction of its mission.
About the new Board member:
Jim Kingsley has spent the last nine years in the O&P industry working as Chief Operating Officer for Scheck & Siress and Regional Vice President at Hanger, Inc. During his 37-year career, he has served in accounting, sales and marketing, business development, mergers and acquisitions, operations and general management roles. Mr. Kingsley has worked in start-ups and turnaround companies as well as Fortune 500 companies such as AT&T and Emerson Electric. He has experience in both buying and selling companies in the Orthotics & Prosthetics, telecommunications and private equity industries. He served as the chairperson of AOPA Member Services Committee.
About the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA):
Through advocacy, research, and education, AOPA improves patient access to quality orthotic and prosthetic care. AOPA, based in Alexandria, VA, is the largest non-profit organization consisting of more than 2,000 O&P patient care facilities and suppliers, dedicated to helping O&P businesses and professionals navigate the multitude of issues surrounding the delivery of quality patient care.
Media Contact: Joy Burwell jburwell@AOPAnet.org