OTTAWA, Nov. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT), President Lori Cyr is pleased to announce the appointment of Janet Craik, as Executive Director of CAOT effective November 3, 2014.
As Executive Director Janet will be responsible for the successful leadership of the Association and will represent CAOT nationally and internationally on occupational therapy and health-related issues.
Janet has over 25 years of professional experience in occupational therapy within the practice, education, research and association sectors. Since 2005, Janet has had the pleasure of working at CAOT with an increasing leadership role in the Association. Throughout her professional career she has been motivated by a deep commitment to the profession, and has sought positions where she could contribute to moving the profession forward.
"I view having the opportunity to lead CAOT as a tremendous occasion to contribute to the continued growth of the Association and to collaborate with other practice, policy and education leaders within and outside the professional to support occupational therapists and to enhance and promote the occupational therapy practice" - Janet Craik
CAOT's board would like to thank Janet for her contribution as Interim Executive Director over the last year and wish her every success in advancing excellence in occupational therapy.
The Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT)
The Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT) is a national member-based association representing occupational therapists in Canada. With over 15,000 practicing occupational therapists in Canada, CAOT provides leadership to actively develop and promote the client-centered profession of occupational therapy in Canada and internationally.
Image with caption: "Janet Craik (CNW Group/Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20141117_C9686_PHOTO_EN_43204.jpg
SOURCE: Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists
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