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 per event. Continuing education contact hours are available for most programs provided at a SIG event.  

Fees for Non-members:

Duration Cost
1 hour $20
1.5 hours $30
2 hours $40


SIG Chairs & Contact Information

Special Interest Group Name of Chair/Co-Chair Email
Chronic Pain Karen Carr, OTR/L [email protected]
Chronic Pain Kaisa Syvaoja, OTD, OTR/L [email protected]
Health and Wellness Hillary Otto, OTR/L [email protected]
Health and Wellness Leah Harris, OTR/L [email protected]
Health Equity Erin Salinas, OTR/L [email protected]
Health Equity Kimberly Anderson, OTR/L [email protected]
Mental Health Megan Flood, OTR/L [email protected]
Mental Health Jennifer LeClaire, OTR/L [email protected]
NICU Jennifer Anderson, OTR/L  [email protected]
Pediatric Stephanie de Sam Lazaro, OTD, OTR/L [email protected]
Pediatric Lauren Hoffmann, OTR/L [email protected]