Outreach Division

The Outreach Division develops, implements and coordinates ASHT non-CEU educational offerings for hand and upper extremity rehabilitation professionals. This includes developing new product offerings to engage members and non-members, establishing student-member outreach opportunities and providing mentorship and growth opportunities for members who are desiring to pursue certification. Projects that fall under the Outreach Division are student offerings, patient education, mentoring, ASHT Times, e-Community, social media/promotions, the Hands in Motion podcast, etc.

Outreach Division Director

Gayle K. Severance, MS, OT/L, CHT

Vice Division Director


Board Liaison

Danielle Sparks, DHS, MOT, OTR, CHT

Division Members

Cathy Borst, OTR/L, CHT
Susan Charnley, DrOT, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Kerry Demers, OTR/L, CHT
Jared Gabrelcik, OTD, OTR/L
Mary Kaitlyn Salter Lawson, OTR/L, CHT
Lauren Perlmutter Mione, OTR/L, CHT
Emma Petkofsky, MSOT, OTR/L, CHT
Cara Smith, PT, DPT, CHT
Jill Yanick, OTR/L, CHT
Eli Yovits, OTR/L, CHT
Kelly Zorn

Staff Liaison

Luci Patalano, MBA

Interested in participating on a division, committee or ASHT project? Please review our current volunteer opportunities.