President- Jackie Hurt, COTA/L

Jackie graduated from the MSU OTA program in 2001, BS in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Health Sciences in 2008, and graduated with her M.A. in Gerontology from USC in 2014. She is the program director of the OTA program in Beckley and the new Charleston location at University of Charleston. Jackie enjoys spending time with family and especially her grandkids. 




Vice President - Amy Wix, OTD

Amy attended OT school at WVU and graduated with her MOT in 2000, she graduated from Chatham University in 2007 with her post professional OTD. She has worked in a variety of settings in southern WV .  Amy currently works at Radford University teaching in the MOT program as well as doing PRN with Genesis Rehab. Amy enjoys running and spending time her family.  She has one spunky toddler named Jackson




Secretary - Jacob Greenfield, OTR/L, ATRIC

Jacob attended the WVU OT program where he graduated with his MOT in 2018. Since graduation, he has predominantly worked in inpatient neuro rehab and skilled nursing. He focuses his career toward stroke and spinal cord injury recovery. He has a certification in aquatic therapy. When not at work, you can find him teaching indoor cycling! 




Treasurer - Casey Ballato, OTR/L

 Casey graduated from West Virginia University in 2018 with a Masters degree in Occupational Therapy. Casey has worked in a variety of settings including outpatient pediatrics, inpatient rehabilitation, and early intervention. Casey enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her family and sweet dog, Bailey. 

WVU Student Rep - Billie Jean Bell, OT/S

 I am passionate about the advocation of occupational therapy in West Virginia and plan to spend my career on the front lines fighting for what this profession needs. WV has provided me with so many great opportunities that led me here today, so I am ready to give those experiences to others through WVOTA!

UC Student Rep - Christi Stanley, OTA/S

Christi Stanley is a Beckley, WV native and happy to back in her home state. Christi  is an Occupational Therapy Assistant Student at the University of Charleston on the Beckley campus. After  graduating from the University of Lynchburg in 1995 with a bachelors degree in Communication Studies,  she lived in Virginia Beach, Virginia and worked producing advertising and training materials for both print and broadcast. Christi is looking forward to giving back to West Virginia as an occupational practitioner.