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As you plan your year-end giving, please consider making a tax-deductible gift to OPAF and the First Clinics.

When you give, it helps others to live better.

Your support is needed to increase our reach in 2019.
ABC is a Gold Corporate Sponsor for 2019
American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics, one of the original three founding sister organizations for OPAF & The First Clinics has committed to a Gold Level Sponsorship for 2019. OPAF’s corporate sponsors fund the day to day business and operational expenses of the organization as well as fund future First Clinic development. We could not operate without our corporate sponsors!

“The ABC Board of Directors is delighted to be able to further support the mission of OPAF and their dedication to the patient community and the profession. The bringing together of all members of the allied health team is an important achievement for improved outcomes and professional relationships” according to Larry D. Word, CPO, FAAOP, ABC President.
 
  “ABC and their Board have been a stalwart support of the OPAF First Clinics and we look forward to their sustaining support as we move towards more clinical education paired with top quality adaptive recreation for those we serve” said OPAF Executive Director, Robin Burton.
News from OPAF
OPAF Introduces 2019 Officers
OPAF & The First Clinics are pleased to announce the officers for 2019. Lesleigh Sisson, CFm, returns for her second term as OPAF President.

Lesleigh is President of O & P Insight, a consulting business for O & P practices. Under her first term as president, OPAF expanded our clinical outcome based education outreach with continuing education credits in over 40 states. OPAF First Stride, First Swim and First Things First all offer a full day experience with CEUs for therapists and clinicians.

Peggy Chenoweth will be the new OPAF Vice President. Peggy is the creator of amputeemommy, an online blog, as well as co-founder of Amp’d, a podcast and resource center for the limb loss community. Her skills with social media will be part of her volunteer duties with OPAF.

Travis Young, CO assumes the role of OPAF Treasurer for 2019. Travis is currently serving as a Prosthetic Resident with his wife Jacy at Advanced Prosthetics in Fresno, CA. Additionally Travis has been working with a committee of OPAF Advisory Board Members to review sponsorship levels and fundraising opportunities and possibilities in the future.

Welcome to the new 2019 OPAF officers!
Our Feat ured Sponsor:

College Park Industries believes in finding your ideal prosthetic solution. With headquarters in Warren, MI, College Park offers a full line of anatomically correct, customizable foot systems, upper limb options, knees, endoskeletal components, and MetroLiner gel products.

Each product is designed, manufactured, and tested with you in mind. While College Park continues to add to its unique line of feet, the company works toward all prosthetic joint and limb innovation.

Last month, College Park released the new Victor pneumatic knee. With a sleek design and simple fine-tuning process, the Victor instills confidence and freedom in patients. This knee is the ideal, economical solution for those of you looking to increase your activity level after rehabilitation.

Don’t forget to stay tuned for the launch of the Espire Elbow in early 2019! College Park welcomes you to a New Era in Motion. 
Robin's Reminders
Robin
Check the calendar as we are adding First Clinics and Trainings across the country!

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