Member Highlights

Member Highlights

We will periodically feature a NCOTA member from around the state on this page.

 

Meet our November 2017 Member Highlight

Yolanda Ortiz, COTA/L, CYT

"My Oma (German for grandmother) is the reason I chose OT.  Ultimately I wanted to keep people out of nursing homes.  But since graduating and entering the field, it has morphed into something bigger.  I strive to be an advocate for the frail and vulnerable, to keep people active, healthy and well, to engage people in meaningful activities that bring them light and joy and to facilitate greater health literacy to empower those I encounter as a COTA and a fitness instructor.” 

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Meet our June 2017 Member Highlight

Staci Carter, COTA/L

"This is when I realized that there are many children that needed a voice and I wanted to be that voice. A voice to those that are often unable to express the help they need or the abilities they can achieve."

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Meet our May 2017 NCOTA Member Highlight

JONESHA WALLACE, OTA/S, CEIM, RYT200, CNA

"In that moment, I knew that this was my calling."

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     Meet our March 2017 NCOTA Member Highlight
     Amber L. Ward, MS, OTR/L, BCPR, ATP/SMS  

Why Occupational Therapy?      “What else??  It’s the most amazingly flexible career with decent job options, fulfillment and you can still make a reasonable income.” 

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Meet our October Member Highlight
Suzanne Worley, MS, OTR/L

"I have felt on many occasions and in many situations, over my years of OT practice thus far, that I’m blessed to be compensated for playing such a wide-open and rewarding role in the lives of clients, coworkers, and students.” 

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