Nominating Committee Update

September 2019

Nominating Committee
Sukhee So, PT, DPT, Committee Chair
Derek Fenwick, PT, MBA, SHRM-SCP
Laura Cantrell, PT


The Nominating Committee started the first half of the year working on the slate for the upcoming OPTA elections. We have great leaders with various clinical settings, clinical backgrounds and demographics that will help OPTA be strong and effective. Members will be sent an email about voting on September 28, which will be hosted online through October 28.

The 2019 OPTA Elections Slate:


  • Jeremy Hilliard, PT, DPT


  • Carol-Ann Nelson, PT, DPT


  • Jeremiah Moore, PT, DPT


  • Ashley Berry, PT, DPT

Director: (choose 4)

  • Andrea Doepker, PT
  • Erin Kettler, PT
  • Erin McMullen, PT, DPT, NCS
  • Mackenzie Van Loo, PT, DPT
  • Brian Wilson, DPT, OCS, MBA

Chief Delegate:

  • Michael Pagliarulo, PT, MA, EdD, BS, BA

APTA Delegate: (choose 6)

  • Annie Bargmann, PT, DPT
  • Nicole Blitz, PT, DPT, NCS
  • Lisa Flexner, PT, DPT
  • Tabitha Galindo, PT, DPT
  • Tiffany King, PT, DPT
  • Tasha MacIlveen, PT, DPT, CSCS
  • Keaton Ray, PT, DPT, OCS, Cert. MDT, CSCS
  • Leigh Reece, PT, DPT
  • Luke Snelling, PT, DPT

PTA Representative: (choose 1)

  • Terin Hill, PTA
  • Jeannie Thompson, PTA

Nominating Committee:

  • Sharna Prasad, PT


May 2019

Do you have a passion for leadership? Then this is for you! We are looking for assistance on an exciting project: creating leadership modules for our members. If you are interested in building content for this project, please contact Talina Marshall Corvus, PT.


March 2019

Even if it's snowing one week and 60 degrees the next, it's never too late to think about elections! Yes, elections are held in October, but the Nominating Committee is working all year to connect with potential candidates for our elected positions. This is a great opportunity to tap into your leadership skills, and work with other passionate PTs and PTAs to grow the OPTA. Keep an eye out in your inbox regarding election timelines!

Have questions or interests about any of our positions? Don't hesitate to contact Sukhee So, Derek Fenwick, or Laura Cantrell and we can work to get you involved!

Positions to be filled are: (all are 1-year term except for the Nominating Committee)

  • President-Elect
  • Vice-President
  • Board of Directors (4)
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Chief Delegate
  • PTA Representative
  • Delegate (6)
  • Nominating Committee (3-year term)

Nominating Committee Networks with OPTA members to match skills and interests to elected and appointed leadership positions within the organization. Presents a slate of candidates prior to fall elections. Helps coordinate the announcement of election results to the membership. Drives leadership development efforts for OPTA.
Looking for committee members who are: Organized, assertive, connected, persistent, encouraging.

Contact: Sukhee So, Chair  [email protected]