Gulf Coast East District

Officers

Chair: Anna Haertling
Vice Chair: Diane Collins
Secretary: Adele Brunson
Treasurer: Kelly Parmet
Council on Development/Public Relations: Sirley Marin
Council on Education: Catherine Graves
Council on Membership Services: Victoria (Tori) Daugherty
Council on Standards and Practice: Joanne Ripple
Council on Legislative and Political Affairs: Haley Smith
OTA Representative: Elizabeth Holland
Members-At-Large: Len Sobel
Student Representative (UTMB): Roberta Schoenmakers
Student Representative (HCC): OPEN
Student Representative (TWU): Kristen McManus
Student Representative (Lone Star College): OPEN
Student Representative (PMI): Brandye Porter

Upcoming District Meetings
All regular district meetings will be held the third Wednesday of the month (except for the months of March and August which will be the last Wednesday). Networking begins at 5:45 p.m., with the meetings starting at 6:15 pm. A light meal will be provided at the meetings if sponsor is available.

Receive 1 to 1.5 CE credits at all district and cluster group meetings. All meetings are free to TOTA members, $20 for OTR and COTA non-members and $10.00 for student non-members. TOTA membership applications are available at meetings.

For general information TOTA or district meetings, contact district chair Anna Haertling.

If you are a member of TOTA and would like to be added to the Gulf Coast East District email tree for updates regarding continuing education, job postings, etc., please send an email from the address you would like added to District Chair Anna Haertling.

Interested in hosting a cluster group Virtual Meeting? Contact Eileen Garza at 281-356-7559 for details.

Save On Travel With Virtual Meetings
Gulf Coast East District Meetings are also broadcast at outlying locations throughout the state via Virtual Meeting. Cut your travel while receiving quality continuing education credits and participating in the activities of TOTA. Check the GCED schedule for location details.

GCED Meeting Schedule 2017
Date:

April 19, 2017

Topic:

Neurological Rehabilitation for the Brain Injured Adult: Physical, Cognitive and Wellness Interventions

Speaker:

Alicia Lohmann, OTR, MOT, CBIS, ATP

Time: Networking 5:45; Meeting 6:15
Location:

Shriner's Hospital for Children
5th Floor Auditorium
6977 Main Street
Houston, TX 77030
There is free parking in the attached garage.

Contact: Anna Haertling
573-587-2757
CEUs 1.5
Virtual Meeting Site:

University of Texas Medical Branch @ Galveston
Room 2.304, School of Health Professions
301 University Blvd. (corner of 13th St. & Mechanic St.)
Galveston, TX 77555
Contact - Sophie Rydin 713-201-1270
sophie.rydin@hcss.com

Memorial Hermann Southeast
11800 Astoria Blvd.
Houston, TX 77089
Contact: Jody Jung 281-929-6468
clara.jung@memorialhermann.org

Pima Medical Institute
8375 Burnham Rd.
El Paso, Texas 79907
Contact Andy Hicks 915-491-9749
ahicks@pmi.edu

   
Date:

TBD

Topic:

TBD

Speaker:

TBD

Time: Networking 5:45; Meeting 6:15
Location:

Shriner's Hospital for Children
5th Floor Auditorium
6977 Main Street
Houston, TX 77030
There is free parking in the attached garage.

Contact: Anna Haertling
573-587-2757
CEUs TBD
Virtual Meeting Site:

University of Texas Medical Branch @ Galveston
Room 2.304, School of Health Professions
301 University Blvd. (corner of 13th St. & Mechanic St.)
Galveston, TX 77555
Contact - Sophie Rydin 713-201-1270
sophie.rydin@hcss.com

Lonestar-Tomball Library
30555 TX-249, Room 211E
Tomball, TX 77375
Contact: Eileen Garza 713-805-5147
egarzaot@gmail.com

Memorial Hermann Southeast
11800 Astoria Blvd.
Houston, TX 77089
Contact: Jody Jung 281-929-6468
clara.jung@memorialhermann.org

Pima Medical Institute
8375 Burnham Rd.
El Paso, Texas 79907
Contact Andy Hicks 915-491-9749
ahicks@pmi.edu

   
Date:

May 17, 2017

Topic:

Electrode Application and Safety

Speaker:

Tera Stevens

Time: Networking 5:45; Meeting 6:15
Location:

Shriner's Hospital for Children
5th Floor Auditorium
6977 Main Street
Houston, TX 77030
There is free parking in the attached garage.

Contact: Anna Haertling
573-587-2757
CEUs TBD
Virtual Meeting Site:

University of Texas Medical Branch @ Galveston
Room 2.304, School of Health Professions
301 University Blvd. (corner of 13th St. & Mechanic St.)
Galveston, TX 77555
Contact - Sophie Rydin, 713-201-1270
sophie.rydin@hcss.com

Lonestar-Tomball Library
30555 TX-249, Room 211E
Tomball, TX 77375
Contact: Eileen Garza 713-805-5147
egarzaot@gmail.com

Memorial Hermann Southeast
11800 Astoria Blvd.
Houston, TX 77089
Contact: Jody Jung 281-929-6468
clara.jung@memorialhermann.org

Pima Medical Institute
10201 Katy Freeway, Suite C, Room 139
Houston, TX 77024
Contact: Barbara Palmer 713-778-0778 Ext. 5428
bpalmer@pmi.edu

Pima Medical Institute
8375 Burnham Rd.
El Paso, Texas 79907
Contact Andy Hicks 915-491-9749
ahicks@pmi.edu

   
Date: November 17-19, 2017
Event: TOTA Mountain Central Conference 2017
Location: Renaissance Austin Hotel
9721 Arboretum Blvd.
Austin, TX 78757

For general information TOTA or district meetings, contact district chair Anna Haertling.

If you are a member of TOTA and would like to be added to the Gulf Coast East District email tree for updates regarding continuing education, job postings, etc., please send an email from the address you would like added to District Chair Anna Haertling.
 

Emergency Numbers
Gulf Coast East District Meetings  

The following numbers are provided to the members of Gulf Coast East District in the event that the evening of a scheduled meeting is accompanied by severe weather or some other emergency.

Name District Position Phone Number / Email
Anna Haertling Chair (573) 587-2757 C
GCEDchair@gmail.com
Tori Daugherty Membership (260) 255-1009 C
GCEDmembership@gmail.com
Eileen Garza Mega Meeting (713) 805-5147 C
(281) 356-7559 H
egarzaot@gmail.com
If the weather is inclement, we will make a determination by 4:00 PM whether to cancel the meeting or not.  If there are weather warnings (severe storms, flash flood, tornado, hurricane, etc) chances are high that we will cancel the meeting. Please call before driving to your meeting site.

See Also:
Alamo-South District
Capital-Centex District
Great Plains-West District
Rio Grande District
Trinity-North District