Minnesota Occupational Therapy Association 1985-present
Newsletter editor, 2004 to 2007
Special Membership Ad Hoc committee, 2004 -2007
Program Co-chair, 2003 State Conference
Peer Reviewer, 1989-1995
Steering committee, 1995 State Conference, AV coordinator.
Board Member, 1988-1994.
Financial Committee- Chair (1994), member (1990-1993).
Past treasurer, 1994.
Steering committee, 1992 State Conference, treasurer.
Coordinator, Publications, 1988-1990.
Task force member- guidelines for long term care, 1987.
Received Certificate of appreciation for work as Treasurer, 1993
American Occupational Therapy Association member 1985-present
Reviewer, Professional and Technical Role Analysis (PATRA), Phase II, 1987.
Graduate Student Representative, Michigan Council on Education, 1981
American Oral History Association, 2004 to present.
Advisory Board Member. SarahCare Adult Day Services, Savage, MN. 2004 - 2006
Minn-Dak Council on Occupational Therapy Education, 1985-2002.
Adjunct faculty, St. Mary’s Junior College, OT Assistant Program, 1983.
Pi Epsilon member, Western Michigan University, 1981.
Committee Memberships: College of St. Catherine
College of St. Catherine Institutional Review Board – 1997 to present
Co-chair, 1997- 2006
Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Dept. representative – 1994 - present
Faculty Budget Committee, 2004 - 2007
Honors Project Chair, Lisa Letourneau, 1995.
OTD committee, 2007
Curriculum committee, 2006 to present
Master’s Project Planning Pod, 2006 to present
Occupational Science Director Search Committee Member, 2004
Occupational Science committee, 2001 - 2003
MAOT Thesis committee 1996-present
Recruitment committee, 2001
Continuing Education committee member 1995-2001
Chair, Admissions committee, 1995-96. Member, 1994-2005
Faculty Advisor, Pi Theta Epsilon, 1988-present.
Member, Learn and Serve Grant committee, 1995
Faculty Advisor, Occupational Therapy Club, 1993-1994.
Service to the Community: 1990-present:
Minnesota River Valley Toastmasters Club #5252
Achieved Competent Toastmaster Award (CTM), 1995.
Cub Scout Pack 445, Burnsville, MN
Den Leader, 1990-1996
Pinewood Derby Chair, 1993-1996
Pack Committee Chair, 1991-1992.
Den Leader award, 1992.
Boy Scouts of America, Dan Patch District
Webelos Den Leader of the Year, 1995.
Fishing Derby Chair, 1992-1994.
Burnsville Athletic Club, Burnsville, MN
Coach, boys baseball, basketball and soccer programs, 1993- 2002
Fall baseball umpire coordinator, 1995
Neill-Hidden Valley area umpire coordinator (baseball), 1995-1997
Umpire trainer, 1999 - present
Umpire coordinator, Sue Fisher Fields, 2001 - 2005
Burnsville Traveling Baseball, Burnsville, MN
14 year old Age Director, 1997 Coach, 1996-97
Other Professional Activities
Content expert and featured interview, DVD on the History of Occupational Therapy, 2005.
Chapter Reviewer; Building Competent Community-University Partnerships for OT Scholarship and Practice. Balcazar, Yolanda Suarez, Munoz, Jamie Phillip, and Fisher, Gail. (2004)