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Ambassadors Provide Connection and Value to OT Community

The NBCOT Ambassador Program is a volunteer initiative launched by NBCOT in 2020 to further promote its mission of serving the public interest by enhancing stakeholder outreach and strengthening stakeholder relationships.

The NBCOT Ambassador Program aims to:

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    Strengthen the relationship between NBCOT and its stakeholder group

    (candidates, certificants, regulators, educators, professional leaders/advocates, employers, etc.);

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    Increase the presences of NBCOT at the state level to promote information exchange

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    Enhance stakeholder access to NBCOT certification information and services

Interested in serving as an NBCOT Ambassador?

Meet Our Current NBCOT Ambassadors

Chris Eidson
OTR
Alabama
M. Celeste Tydingco
OTR
Alaska
Christopher Trujillo
OTR
Arizona
Kyle Jones
OTR
Arkansas
Cesar Arada Headshot
Cesar Arada
OTR
California
Jill Groskreutz Headshot
Jill Groskreutz
OTR
Colorado
Elaine Adams
OTR
Connecticut
Wendy Mears
OTR
Delaware
Konah Bernard Headshot
Konah Bernard
OTR
D.C.
Sanaz Darcy
Sanaz Darcy
OTR
Florida
Missy Thurlow
OTR
Georgia
Mel Henderson
OTR
Idaho
Catherine Killian
OTR
Illinois
Shikina Walton
OTR
Indiana
Nicci Kuhl
OTR
Iowa
Gwendolyn Pearl Headshot
Gwendolyn R. Pearl
OTR
Kansas
Dale Lynn
OTR
Kentucky
Amy Yarbrough
OTR
Louisiana
Robina O'Rourke Headshot
Robin O'Rourke
OTR
Maine
Vanessa Hughes
COTA
Maryland
Laurie Cecchi
OTR
Massachusetts
Rex Crosby
OTR
Michigan
Teresa Wickboldt Headshot
Teresa Wickboldt
OTR
Minnesota
Scott Cockroft
OTR
Mississippi
Cheryl Strickland
OTR
Missouri
Cortney Leverentz
OTR
Montana
Melissa Kimmerling
OTR
Nebraska
Robyn Otty
OTR
Nevada
Wendi Guillette
OTR
New Hampshire
Denise Crowley
OTR
New Jersey
Karen Mestas-Harris
OTR
New Mexico
Chris Alterio
OTR
New York
Taz Kang
OTR
North Caroline
Brad Sibla
COTA
North Dakota
Samantha Jensen Headshot
Samantha Jensen
OTR
Ohio
Mason Smith Headshot
Mason Smith
OTR
Oklahoma
Paul Zulak
OTR
Oregon
Jodi Schreiber
OTR
Pennsylvania
Elizabeth Clegg Headshot
Elizabeth Clegg
OTR
Rhode Island
Janine Turner
OTR
South Carolina
Maria Klamm
OTR
South Dakota
Elise Foust
COTA
Tennessee
Karthik Mani
OTR
Texas
Beth Cardell
OTR
Utah
Kristie Kapusta
OTR
Vermont
Hannah Harris
Hannah Harris
OTR
Virginia
Greg Wintz
OTR
Washington
Mary Beth Laughery
OTR
West Virginia
Wayne Winistorfer
OTR
Wisconsin
Melissa Cunningham
OTR
Wyoming