Occupational Therapy Assistant
Advisory Committee

The OTA Department Advisory Board is composed of recognized leaders in the field in Austin Community College’s service area. Members convene regularly to offer their combined expertise to influence the curriculum structure and instructional methods of the OTA program.

Meeting minutes for the Occupational Therapy Assistant Advisory Committee can be found here.

Faculty
Community Advisors

Marcia Desy, OTR
ACC OTA Faculty

Manuel Ponch Vielma, Chair
Lakeway Regional Hospital

Estrella Barrera , MOT
ACC OTA Department Chair

Fred Alvarado
Mind, Body, Spirit

Angel Borrego
ACC OTA Faculty

Caren Arnold
Big Sky Peds

Renee Kilbride, OTR
ACC OTA Faculty

Janet Bendele

Nancy Landwehr, OTR
ACC OTA Faculty

Scott Brewer
Windsor Rehab

Melanie Reyes, OTR MEd.
Curriculum Design Specialist

Terri Curtis
Cole Helth Peds

Kim Taylor, OTR, CHT
ACC OTA Faculty

Kim Henderson
Senior Rehab Solutions

Pat Recek, MSN, RN

Interim, ACC Executive Dean Health Sciences

Jackie Houck-Theaker, OTR
St. David's Round Rock
Pam Martin, COTA
Michelle McCarty
Senior Rehab Solutions
Anne McDonald
Seton
Donna Nelson
Seton
Sarah Price
Little Tesoros
Michelle Purdy, OTR, CHT
Texas Ortho
Carolyn Roelse
Health South
Christine Scott
Seton
Katie Shaffer
OT Connections

Macy Schepis, OTR

Warm Spring Rehab

Leonette Toone, MOT
TOTA
Ed Varnado
Texas Neuro Rehab

Pamela Welsh
St. David's

Sharon Wisnieski, OTR

Line Leader Pediatric