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Arizona Occupational
Therapy Association


Think of us as insurance... for your license.

When was the last time you went down to the state capitol and made sure the legislature respected your right to practice? Guess what... we do that for you, and your membership helps pay for it. 

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The American Occupational Therapy Association continues to work with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on the issue of Outpatient Functional Data (G-codes) under Medicare Part B.

Help AOTA understand how you are using G-codes in practice so they can work with CMS to refine and improve the process by taking a one question survey, created by AOTA:

Find AOTA resources on G-Codes here:

ArizOTA would like to thank you for your time and contribution with assisting AOTA in this G-Code Survey.

Jodi Lindstrom, OTR/L, CEAC
ArizOTA President
ArizOTA is currently working to update and improve our website over the summer. Visit the website often to see the exciting changes! Also, be sure to visit our Facebook page and follow @ArizOTAsocialme on Twitter for updates. We welcome your feedback. Please send suggestions via email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Thank you,
The ArizOTA Marketing and Public Relations Committee
To All ArizOTA Members, this is the time of year ArizOTA offers you the opportunity to nominate your colleagues, outstanding citizens and organizations to be honored for their contributions to the field of occupational therapy. This nomination also includes service to our clients and/or state organization. Who has impacted your career in occupational therapy in the state of Arizona? Who has helped to promote occupational therapy through their work, volunteerism and/or projects? PLEASE TAKE SOME TIME to consider the hard-working, enthusiastic individuals who deserve to be recognized for their work. The awards will be presented during the 2014 Annual Fall State Conference scheduled September 19 – 20, 2014.

Your nomination(s) will be accepted via e-mail or USPS. The nomination form may be downloaded from the ArizOTA website (, or you may fill out the enclosed form in your newsletter and mail to Brenda Hubbell, 3-Year Board Member and Nominations Committee Chair (see address below). When using USPS to mail the form, fold the paper in half so that the address to Brenda Hubbell is displayed, tape it together and add a stamp. Read the listing of the Awards, definitions and qualifications and send in your nomination(s) today! If you wish to contact Brenda Hubbell with questions or to confirm receipt of your nomination(s), please call her at (602) 750-6778. The deadline for receiving your nomination(s) is August 20, 2014.

Electronic mail (is preferred) to Brenda Hubbell: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
USPS mail can be sent to: Brenda Hubbell, P.O. Box 11076, Tempe, AZ, 85284

Click here to download more information and the nomination form

Dear Fellow Colleagues and ArizOTA Members:

It is with great enthusiasm and honor that we announce the Executive Board Officers for the term beginning July 1, 2014:

President-Elect:  Oaklee Rogers, OTD, OTR/L
Treasurer-Elect: (Unfilled – 1 year term, 1 seat remains open)
Secretary: Meagan Orban, MS, OTR/L
1 Year Board Member:  Melissa Clark, MS, OTR/L, CES, CHT
                                        Charlotte “Charli” Satterwaite, MHA/Ed, COTA/L
COTA Liaison:Terry Gesell, MLS, BA, AAS-OTA, COTA/L

 The Treasurer-Elect Executive Board Member position remains open and ArizOTA continues to seek interested, qualified parties to fill the position.  If you are interested in this position, and/or,have questions regarding the duties of this position, please e-mail ArizOTA President,  Jodi Lindstrom, OTR/L, CEAC, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Congratulations to each officer! Also, a very special thank you to the following Executive Board Officers, term expiring  July 1, 2014, for their time, dedication and expertise to ArizOTA:

  • Lara Taggart, MS, OTR/L, Past President
  • Elaine Truitt, COTA/L, COTA Liaison

All 2014 – 2015 ArizOTA Executive Board Officers will be officially introduced at the 2014 ArizOTA Fall Conference (check schedule of events),  September 19 – 20, 2014.

Thank your for taking the time to vote for your Executive Board Officer(s).

Brenda Hubbell, MS, OTR/L, CEES
ArizOTA 3 Year Board Member
ArizOTA Nominations Committee Chair
E-mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ArizOTA Research Grant

To contribute to the body of knowledge about outcomes of occupational therapy evaluation and/or treatment.
Investigation of other issues relevant to the profession of occupational therapy, especially those relevant to the state of Arizona

Grant funds may be awarded in any amount, up to $500.00

Download the eligibility requirements here!

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