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Committee Positions & Openings

Advocacy Committee

  • Sarah Whitworth, OTR, OTD, CHT Chair

Members are needed to reach out to persons with hand therapy interests, educators, and philanthropic businesses to share the message of the Texas Society for Hand Therapy.

This committee works closely with the President to create a successful experience for members and the community.       

TSHT members may serve on the Outreach committee if total membership is paid in full.  To chair the committee, a CHT license is encourage but not required. Committee members may attend the Summer Annual Board Meeting in June and the Educational Board Meeting at the Annual Conference in March.

Volunteer time commitment for this committee is 5 hours per month including  4-6 conference calls during a calendar year.

 

Awareness Committee

  • Kirk Gober OTR, CHT, Chair

Description:

This committee keeps updated education information for both members and the public.  They work with grant awareness and work with hand therapy awareness during the National Hand Therapy Awareness week.

TSHT members may serve on the awareness committee if total membership is paid in full.  To chair the committee, a CHT license is encouraged but not required. Committee members may attend the Summer Annual Board Meeting in June and the Educational Board Meeting at the Annual Conference in March.

Volunteer time commitment for this committee are mostly spent in May for preparation of hand therapy week as well as 2-5 hours per month during the year for grant awareness.   4-6 conference calls during a calendar year are optional but suggested.

 


Social Media Committee

  • Alex Pinon OTR, Chair

Description:

This committee is responsible for creating visuals and writing content for Texas Society for Hand Therapy’s website and Facebook. Activities for this committee include:

  • Develop content for the TSHT website that is current, fresh and inviting
  • Post job openings, find a therapist, and sponsorships
  • Write content and choose photos/videos for TSHT Facebook page with Newsletter Editor
  • Meet with President to ensure all articles and information reflect current rules and regulations of the Society

TSHT members may serve on the Social Media Committee if total membership is paid in full.  To chair the committee, experience with social media is required. Committee members may attend the Summer Annual Board Meeting in June and the Educational Board Meeting at the Annual Conference in March.

Volunteer time commitment for this committee is 5 hours  per month including  4-6 conference calls during a calendar year.

  

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