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 Board of Directors

Those on our board of directors have been either elected by our members or appointed by our president. They serve, as volunteers, to advocate for the benefit of all OTs and COTAs practicing in Louisiana as well as to promote best practice for those who receive/warrant OT services in our state.


 President  Tiffany Stafford Twickler, MOT, LOTR  tlstaffo@hotmail.com
 Vice President  Elise Kelone, MOT, LOTR, CAPS  elisekelone@gmail.com
 Secretary  Kira Worthy, MOT, LOTR  worthy.ot@gmail.com
 Treasurer  Regine Dade, MBA, LOTR  rkdade@hotmail.com
 COTA Representative  Tammy Buchanan, COTA
 AOTA RA Representative  Cherie Casteix, MBA, LOTR, CPHQ, CBIS  cheriecasteix@yahoo.com

District* Chairs:

 Northwest Melissa Wilkerson, LOTRmwilkerson19@gmail.com

co-chair: Jennifer Perodeau, MOT, M.A.T., LOTR

co-chair: Emily Mike, OTD, LOTR



 Central  Vickie Bordelon, LOTR  bordelonv@suddenlink.net 

 co-chair: Mary Beth Neustrom

 co-chair: Leslie Guillory




 Melissa Kramarich, LOTR, CLT



 co-chair: Rachel Stelly, LOTR, C/NDT

 co-chair: Jennifer Hlucky, MS, LOTR




 co-chair: Bailey Berrigan, MOTS

 co-chair: Shannon Richard, MOTS



 Bayou Region

 Cullen Buisson 


*See a breakdown of LOTA Districts here

Council Chairs:


 co-chair: Judith C. Vestal, PhD, LOTR

 co-chair: Shannon Mangum, MPS, LOTR



 Standards & Practice  Danielle Keyser, MOT, LOTR, GTC   dkeyser@therapyctr.com
 Legislative  Samantha Francioni, MOT, LOTR
 Education  Meredith Carriere, COTA

 Marketing & Newsletter

 Amanda Mercadal Colvin, MOT, LOTR, CKTP  amandamercadal@yahoo.com

 Connor Murphy, MOT, LOTR

 Nominations  Danielle Keyser, MOT, LOTR, GTC   dkeyser@therapyctr.com

Not listed are multiple committee members who also volunteer their services and are vital to this team.



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Baton Rouge, LA 70898

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