State Representatives

MISSION STATEMENT: AOPA State Representatives serve the O&P community as the eyes and ears for reporting and advising AOPA on potentially harmful legislation and regulation in each state.

PURPOSE/GOALS:

  • To increase policy forum/National Assembly attendance
  • Develop a strong grassroots network to help push O&P legislation
  • Facilitate two-way communication with the membership

WORKPLAN/ACTIVITY:

  • Quarterly AOPA State Representative meetings/calls.
  • Ongoing recruitment for state reps in states with less visible representation
  • Ongoing “Beyond the Beltway” campaign to invite legislators into O&P clinics to educate them about the services we provide
  • Ongoing recruitment for support of the annual Policy Forum

To apply to serve on a specific committee, please complete the online application at https://aopa.wufoo.com/forms/aopa-call-for-volunteers/

For a list of current volunteers serving on this committee, click here.

AOPA staff liaison for this committee: Ashlie White awhite@AOPAnet.org or 571-431-0812