Gov. Perry Appoints Three Individuals To Texas Board of Orthotics and Prosthetics
AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today announced the appointment of three individuals to the Texas Board of Orthotics and Prosthetics. The board sets rules for the regulation of orthotic and prosthetic professionals in Texas.
Miguel Mojica of Coppell is an assistant professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He is an American Board of Certification (ABC) certified Prosthetist-Orthotist. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP), the Texas Chapter of the AAOP and chair of the lower limb orthotic society for the AAOP. Mojica is past member of the continuing education committee for the ABC. He received a bachelor’s degree in prosthetics and orthotics from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. His term will expire Feb. 1, 2009.
Roy McCoy of Round Rock is a manager of congestion and renewable credits for the Electric Reliability Council of Texas. He is a member of the National Notary Association and is a public notary. McCoy is president of the Texas Amputee Golf Association, treasurer of the Central Texas Amputee Coalition and volunteer with Peer Counseling for Amputees. He received a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University. McCoy served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1964 to 1972 and served in Vietnam. Among his service recognitions, he was awarded the Purple Heart. His term will expire Feb. 1, 2009.
Rebecca Hill Brou of Rockport is a member of the American Guild of English Handbell Ringers, Inc., and a past member of the Texas Music Educators Association. Brou is president of the American Cancer Society of Rockport and fine arts department director of the First United Methodist Church of Rockport. She received a bachelor’s degree from Southeastern Louisiana University. Brou is a breast cancer and polio survivor. Her term will expire Feb. 1, 2011.
These appointments are subject to senate confirmation.
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