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 About LOTA

Our Mission statement. And how we fulfill it. 

The Mission of LOTA is to:

advocate for our profession through state policies and laws

    • LOTA provides a lobbyist, Kevin Hayes, and participates in Legislative Day every spring 

    • LOTA’s committees review and act upon new policies, rules, and legislation that impact OT in the state of Louisiana

    • LOTA’s administrative office serves as a centralized communication hub with an executive director at its epicenter

- to promote high standards of clinical competency, and 
    • LOTA provides access to CEUs at a discounted rate with minimal travel expenses

    • LOTA offers professional guidance and consultations regarding Standards and Practice

    • LOTA provides current, up-to-date resources on evidence-based practice

- to facilitate statewide relationships within our professional community
    • LOTA maintains a user-friendly website with member-only sections

    • LOTA hosts quarterly district meetings across the state for professional, face-to-face networking

    • LOTA communicates through e-mail blasts, Facebook posts, and newsletters to inform and empower our practitioners

    • LOTA creates leadership opportunities for our members

Who is LOTA?

The LOTA Board of Directors consists of our executive officers, who are voted for by members, and our counsel and district chairs, who are appointed by our president. All members of the Board are volunteers who collectively organize professional events, advocacy, membership, and communications/publications on the state level. All LOTA members have the opportunity to participate in continuing education and advocacy events, district and state meetings, social networking and volunteering activities while providing financial support (including administrative and lobbyist services, website, and local CE courses) to keep LOTA moving forward. 


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(225) 291-2806

LOTA, PO Box 14806

Baton Rouge, LA 70898


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