Occupational Therapy Assistant Club

The Occupational Therapy Assistant Club goal is to provide information about the profession of occupational therapy to incoming students and the community. The club is open to all Occupational Therapy Assistant students.

Occupational Therapy Assistant Club Constitution and By-Laws [pdf]

Fall 2021 Meetings

  • Monday, November 8 at 12:00pm, Health Education and Services Center 223.

Fall 2021 Events

Come join us for the following Fall 2021 events!

  • October 15 — Haunted house/pumpkin patch
  • October 19 — Receive pumpkins to carve/paint. The date to carve/paint is TBD.
  • November 8 — Make Inspirational Cards for Harmony House

Meet Our Officers

President: Stephanie Lursen — I chose the OTA program because I am very passionate about helping others. I love that occupational therapy helps individuals get back to doing functional and meaningful activities. Occupational therapy focuses on helping the individual as a whole, rather than just a specific body part, which is one of the amazing things about OT. A fun fact about me is that I am an EMT.

Vice President: AnnaLisa Oliver Brown — I was inspired to become an OTA after a moving experience with amputees during my time in the military. I am a California native, former sign language interpreter, soldier, and a mother of three. The commute from Webster City may be long, but totally worth it to be a part of a career that values healthy minds and bodies and helps people live life to their fullest potential!

Activities Director: Lara Spece — I have always wanted to help people and when I met an Occupational Therapist I knew this was a perfect fit for me. I am a mom and I will graduate at 48 years young.

Media Director: Alex Johnson — I went to an Occupational Therapist when I was younger and I was curious to learn more so I did some shadowing and loved it. I like how this field has so much variety and helps people do the daily activities they want to do. In my free time I love playing with my puppy, cooking, and helping others.

Treasurer: Hannah Pickert — I chose the OTA program because I knew I wanted to study a health profession and help others. OT is looking at the person as a whole and focusing on their potential in life. As Virginia Stoffel stated "Occupational therapist practitioners ask "What matters to you?" not, "What's the matter with you?". I know I made the right decision to join this program because we learn a lot of information as well as getting hands on experience/learning. A couple fun facts about me are that I have three dogs, I love to listen to music, and I like to take walks to explore nature.

Secretary: Hannah Axline — I chose OTA because I love to encourage and help others! This career will allow me to help others every single day!"

Contact Information

Faculty Advisor

Jordan Tranbarger
Health Education and Services Center 228
319-296-2329 ext.1195
Email Jordan Tranbarger

Student Activities

Brock Student Center
1-800-670-4769 ext.4027
Email Student Activities

Regular Hours — Fall 2021

Monday–Thursday 7:30am–4:30pm
Friday 7:30am–3:30pm

If campus is closed, the Brock Student Center is also closed. This includes weather-related closings. See the Academic Calendar for scheduled college closings.

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