What Benefits Do You Receive as a MOTA Member?

  • Discounts on all MOTA educational events (Annual Conference, Scholars Seminar, etc.);
  • Free Hot Topic presentations throughout the year offering contact hours;
  • Automatic pre-approval by the Maryland Board of Occupational Therapy of contact hours earned through MOTA sponsored events;
  • Discounts on advertising rates;
  • Discounted registration fees to all APTA/MD continuing education events;
  • Full time representation by a lobbyist firm in the Maryland General Assembly for occupational therapy interests toward bills, laws, and regulations;
  • Members-only online directory of our membership;
  • Quarterly newsletter and membership card;
  • Discounts to Budget and Avis car rentals;
  • Student members are eligible for annual scholarships of $1,000 each;
  • Maryland OT and OTA student graduates receive a gift from the association each year; and
  • Leadership opportunities.

Board members:

  • President - Kate Eglseder
  • President Elect - Lori Patria
  • Executive Vice President - Andrew Myers
  • Treasurer - Rachel Guilfoyle
  • Secretary - Katie Frampton 
  • VP, Advocacy - Sonia Lawson
  • VP, Communications - Justine Stull
  • VP, Events - Hannah Werblin
  • VP, Membership - Nicole Powels
  • VP, Nominations & Awards - Derek Piggott
  • VP, Public Relations - Chetna Sethi
  • MOTA Student Representative - Marley Merrick
  • OTA Representative: Katy Taylor
       Non-Board members:
  • Rebecca Cook, Ad Manager


  • Nancy Gerace
  • Darrylynn Griffin
  • Penny Kyler
  • Janie Scott

      Important MOTA E-Mail Addresses: 

        General Inquiries: all4mota@gmail.com
        Membership: membership.mota@gmail.com
        Conference (general): conference.mota@gmail.com
        Conference (vendors only): vendors.mota@gmail.com
        Webmaster: networkmota@gmail.com


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