President:                                                                     Mariah Woody                                     

President-elect :                                                         Rachel Roberts      

Vice President:  Gwen Morris                            

Secretary:                                                                     Tony Egan                                             

Treasurer:                                                                     Mary Holland Regenovich                 

Past-President:                                                           Melissa Sweetman                                  

COTA Liasion:                                                              Susan Conklin                                                    

Public Relations Chair:                                               Jenna Soloman        

Nominating/Awards Chair:                                    Neki Richardson

Lowcountry District Chair:                                    Nancy Carson                    
                       Scott Thompson       

Piedmont District Chair:                                             

Midlands District Chair:                                         Chloe Thomas


Pee Dee District Chair:                                            Katie Lewis

SIS- School systems/ Developmental 

Disabilities/ SI:                                                           Randi Neideffer                                                  

SIS- Mental Health/ Wellness:                               Brad Egan                                                          

SIS- Administration/ Management:                                                                              

SIS- Education/ Research:                                      Jesse Ausec                                                  

SIS- Technology/ Accessibility:                                                                                       

SIS- Home & Community Health/

Gerontology/ Physical Disabilities:          Erin Jeffords            

SIS- Hand Therapy/Work Programs:

  Legislative Chair:                                                     Sarah Gassman Wilbanks      
Commitee Members:        Nathan Herz, Beth Blessing, Cathi Christmus Brian Lengers  

        Continuing Education Committee Co-Chair: Twilla Parr
  Committee Members:
               Dee Anne Reaves                         


Current and Upcoming Board Vacancies


Piedmont District Chair

Co-chair for the PeeDee Area

SIS- Administration/Management

SIS- Hand Therapy/Work Programs

SIS- Technology and Accessibility

Members to fill a legislative committee (we have a chair)

Members to fill a continuing education committee

Fiscal management committee

These positions will be voted on at the AGM at the Annual Conference. If you are interested in what entails these positions, please see information below. 



Curious about what entails with these positions? Just ask! E-mail Mariah Woody at

SCOTA 2020 Slate of Nominees

There are two candidates for the position of Secretary:

  • Chloe Thomas, COTA, and
  • Scott Thompson, OTD, MOT, OTR/L, LSVT.

There is one candidates for the position of Treasurer: 

Nancy Carson, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA  

The SCOTA President will accept nominations from the floor for Secretary and Treasurer at the Annual General Meeting on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. Nominees must be present.

Please review the slate of nominees with candidates' biographies. 

SCOTA 2020 Elections will occur during the Annual General Meeting immediately following the SCOTA 2020 Annual Conference on Saturday, February 29, 2020. The AGM is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. in the Richland Room at Metropolitan Columbia Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln St., Columbia, SC  29201.

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