AOPA ‘salutes’ advocates

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

WASHINGTON – The American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association will recognize three individuals for their contributions to the O&P community next month. Rick Riley, CEO of Townsend Design; Teri Kuffel, vice president at Arise Orthotics; and Charles Kuffel, president and clinical director at Arise Orthotics will receive the Ralph R. “Ronney” Snell Legislative Advocacy Award at the 2015 AOPA National Assembly in October. The award is presented to individuals who advance legislative and regulatory goals for O&P. “Rick, Charles and Teri are O&P industry champions who consistently and unselfishly invest their personal time to inform and educate legislators, regulators, and other professionals with considerable impact,” said Charles Dankmeyer, AOPA president. “AOPA salutes their advocacy.”