Michigan Occupational Therapy Association

Volunteer Leadership

Denise Hoffman
Advocacy Director

Nancy Hock
Communications Director

Cathleen Johnson
Leader of the Executive Committee

Sonny Grendel
Membership Co-Director

Cindy Klinger
Finance Director

Paige Natke

Association Assembly

Advocacy DirectorDenise Hoffman
Public Policy Director - Lisa Johnson
Reimbursement Coordinator – VACANT
Ad Hoc Telehealth Lead - VACANT
Liaison to the Michigan OT Board - Bethany Burge

Communications Director – Nancy Hock
Networking Coordinator – Charisse Fesko
Newsletter Coordinator – Robin Pegg
Website Coordinator – Holly Grieves
Continuing Education Coordinator - Charisse Fesko

Membership Co-DirectorsCathleen Johnson & Sonny Grendel
Activation Coordinators- Ray Roche & Nancy Hock

Finance DirectorCindy Klinger

Member-At-Large - Paige Natke
Student Member Rep - Cydne Johnson
Associate Member Rep - VACANT


Blue Cross/Blue Shield – VACANT
MASPOT – Donna Case
Medicaid – VACANT
Medicare/UGS – Kim Murphy
Special Committee: Michigan Cancer Consortium Representative - Marion Roehrig
Special Committee: Michigan Cancer Consortium Alternate Representative - Sheila Longpre
Special Committee: Tri-Alliance Committee - Lisa Johnson
Special Committee - Tri-Alliance Committee - Denise Justice
Special Committee - Tri-Alliance Committee - Denise Hoffman

Volunteer Leaders

Listserv Coordinator – Keeli Baker
By-Laws Committee Chair- Denise Hoffman
Contracts Attorney – Karen Agacinski
Bylaws Attorney – Leslie Kamil
Nominating Committee- VACANT
SEAC Representative: Karen Tibbs

Fall Conference Coordinators

Denise Justice
Kirsten Matthews
Cindy Klinger
Kim Pace
Karen Tibbs
Sarah Johnson
Robin Pegg 
Lori Newton

Friends of MiOTA PAC

Claudette Stork-Reid

American Occupational Therapy Association

AOTA Liaison - Chuck Wilmarth
AOTA Representative - Karen Koch

Special Interest Sections (SIS)

Hands - VACANT
Pediatrics - Donna Case
Work and Industry - Claudette Reid & Renee Lyon
Research and Education - Jayne Yatczak & Kathleen Garvey
Oncology - Danning Wang & Claire Dolislager
Mental Health - Susan Frisbie-Yu & Shelby King

Regional Chapter Leaders

Detroit – Andrea Washington
Flint - VACANT
Huron Valley – Adrienna Bartnicki
Lansing - VACANT
Northwest - Jessie Fredell & Katrina Carrigan
Southwest – Kim GanzevoortDebra K. Lindstrom
Upper Peninsula – Kirsten Matthews
Western – VACANT

Michigan Board of Occupational Therapists

For the most up-to-date information, please click here to be redirected to the Michigan Board of OTs webpage.

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Office - Keeli Baker
Lobbyist - Bret Marr

Last Updated: 12/26/2023