Special Interest Groups 

Visit the MOTA Calendar for a full list of current Special Interest Group (SIG) meetings or contact the SIG chair below for details.

Participation in a SIG is a benefit of MOTA membership. Non-members may attend but will be charged a fee for $20 per event. Continuing education contact hours are available for most programs provided at a SIG event.  

SIG Chairs & Contact Information

Special Interest Group Name of Chair/Co-Chair Phone Email
Chronic Pain Karen Carr, OTR/L   karen.carr@essentiahealth.org
Chronic Pain Megan Flood, OTR/L    
Chronic Pain Kaisa Syvaoja, OTD, OTR/L    
Pediatric Stephanie de Sam Lazaro, OTD, OTR/L   sldesamlazaro@stkate.edu
Pediatric Lauren Hoffmann, OTR/L    
Mental Health Jackie Wagner, MA, OTR/L 651-603-8774 professional.rehab.consultants@gmail.com
Mental Health Jennifer LeClaire, OTR/L  651-603-8774 prcjenniferl@gmail.com
Health and Wellness Hillary Otto, OTR/L    larson.hill@gmail.com
Health and Wellness Leah Harris, OTR/L    lhanisch@uwalumni.com