Current Joint Accreditation Committee Members

The Joint Accreditation Committee (JAC) of the Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant Education Accreditation Program (OTA & PTA EAP) is responsible to:
  • make recommendations regarding the accreditation status of occupational therapist assistant and physiotherapist assistant education programs;
  • review and make recommendations for revisions to OTA & PTA EAP accreditation standards; and
  • review and make recommendations for revisions to OTA & PTA EAP Policies & Procedures
The JAC recommendations are forwarded to the Board of Directors of Physiotherapy Education Accreditation Canada (PEAC) and the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT) for approval.

The current JAC members are:
PEAC Mark Hall, Chair PT
PEAC Cathy Cuddington PT
CAOT Kathy Corbett OT
CAOT Angelena Gartner OTA/PTA
COPEC, Educator Tracy Dignum PT
COPEC, Educator Sean Murphy OT
Private, Educator Kathryn Tansley PT
Recent Graduate Keerthan Sritharan OTA & PTA
Public Janis Leonard Teacher/ accreditor



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