OTAC Committees

Volunteers run all of OTAC’s Board positions and committees. Without them, OTAC would not exist.

The role as a volunteer on a committee is collaborating with other OT professions and students, and delivering outcomes that run the Association.  Below is a list of Standing Committees with a brief explanation of their purpose, qualifications and examples of job duties to support the committee, commitment level, and reporting Officer/Chair. 

Eligible volunteers can be OT practitioners and students whose OTAC membership is in good standing. 

How to get involved:

  1. Review the description of standing committees below. Choose a committee(s) where you believe your skill sets can assist the committee or where you would like to expand on your skills. 
  2. You can join a committee at any time.  
  3. Fill out the Volunteer Application form, here:  
Volunteer Application form 

Standing Committees 

Member Services Committee

  • Purpose: Serves to address membership recruitment, satisfaction, and retention. The Member Services Committee tasks may include addressing current and projected membership value and the profession’s well-being in response to members’ and potential members’ needs and satisfaction. 
  • Timeframe: Meets monthly

Bylaws Committee

  • Purpose: Serves to address the current and/or projected legislative, regulatory, and public policy needs for the Association’s members. The Legislative Committee’s tasks may include interacting with lobbyists, organizing OTAC Hill Day, and/or other relevant events as based on the needs of the organization. Pertinent issues may include areas such as third party reimbursement, scope(s) of practice, and/or other governmental concerns. The committee may also collaborate with national organizations on issues that impact the profession on a national level. 
  • Timeframe: Meets monthly, November - June

Conference Committee

  • Purpose: Plans, coordinates, markets, and delivers conference(s) annually or as determined by the needs of the Association. The Conference offers educational and networking opportunities based on the needs and interests of the membership. The Conference also serves as a fundraising event for the Association.
  • Timeframe: Meets monthly

Newsletter Committee

  • Purpose:Serves to solicit, review, edit and approve newsletter article submissions. The Newsletter Committee assists the Board Chair for Communication in publishing the OTAC Newsletter and will facilitate the use of the OTAC Newsletter as a communication link between the Board and the membership.
  • Timeframe: Meets monthly or a couple times a month, based on needs of disseminating information to the membership

Nomination Committee

  • Purpose: Develops a nominating slate for the Executives of the Board, Board Chairs, and Association Representatives of the Association.
  • Timeframe: Spring - Fall, meets monthly

Professional Development Committee

  • Purpose: Serves to provide professional development opportunities for the Association’s members. The Professional Development Committee tasks may include coordinating continuing education opportunities, collaborating with leaders of Districts and/or Special Interest Sections, and overseeing student representatives. 
  • Timeframe: Meets monthly, January - December

Recognitions Committee

  • Purpose: The Recognitions Committee seeks member-submitted nominations and honors individuals who have provided outstanding service to OTAC or the profession within Colorado. Nominees are reviewed by the Committee and submitted to the OTAC Board for review and final selection. Selected individuals or organizations may be honored at the OTAC Annual Business Meeting.
  • Timeframe: Meets monthly or as needed, Summer - Fall