State Hill Day 2023 was a rousing success!

On Tuesday, February 14th 50 Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, OT and, OTA students visited the capitol to advocate for the clients of OT and raise awareness of the profession. Members of the Legislative Committee

 Led by the WVOTA Legislative Committee of Mary Hager, Jackie Hurt, Sarah Black, Coty Dennler (not pictured), and President, Jacob Greenfield members of WVOTA met with members of the House of Delegates and the State Senate to advocate for Fair Co-Pay legislation and OT's role in meeting the mental health needs of West Virginians. In addition members of WVOTA manned tables in the rotunda to increase awareness of OT through interactive tables with plenty of giveaways! WVOTA Student Members promoting OT

President Jacob Greenfield and OT students promoting OT's Role in the Community

UC students gathered around a WVOTA Table

WVU OT students on gathered on steps

We want to thank the Members of the House of Delegates and Senate who made time in their busy schedules to meet with WVOTA OT Practitioners and students.

WVOTA Members and Delegate Walker

Delegate Cannon with WVOTA members


WVOTA Members and Senator Takubo

WVOTA Members and Senators Oliverio and Caputo

WVOTA Members and Delegate KimbleWVOTA Members and Delegate Holstein

WVOTA Members and Delegate Hamilton