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FAOP Membership is now open! We will be accepting applications until June 30th, 2018. Please fill out the application and email/fax it back. If you would like to pay with a check, send your payment and application to FAOP. PO BOX 1955, Lutz, FL 33548.
A new membership year begins on January 1, 2019. Membership is based on a calendar year; ALL Memberships expire on December 31. If you are not a member, we urge you to become one. The mission of the Florida Association of Orthotists and Prosthetists (FAOP) is to ensure the highest standard of orthotic and prosthetic care for persons with disabilities. This is accomplished by actively promoting the professional development of FAOP members and supporting excellence in business practices. Through the development of collaborative relationships with local, state and national groups, the FAOP seeks to raise awareness and increase public support for professional standards and accountability regarding provision of comprehensive orthotic and prosthetic care.
Active Member Fees - $185.00
Any person licensed by the State of Florida as an Orthotist, Prosthetist, or Prosthetist-Orthotist, whose license is current and in good standing with the DOH, is eligible to become an Active Member. An Active Member has full voting privileges and may serve on the Board of Directors. (NOTE: IF YOU DO NOT MEET THIS CRITERIA YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR ACTIVE MEMBER STATUS, PLEASE CHECK THE OTHER LEVELS)
Affiliate Member Fees - $135.00
Any person licensed by the State of Florida as an Orthotic Fitter, Orthotic Fitter Assistant, or Pedorthist, whose license is current and in good standing with the DOH, is eligible to become an Affiliate Member. An Affiliate Member has voting privileges on all matters except amendments to the Articles of Incorporation ("Articles") or Bylaws. An Affiliate Member may not serve on the Board of Directors or submit a motion for consideration or a vote by the membership. (NOTE: IF YOU DO NOT MEET THIS CRITERIA YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR AFFILIATE MEMBER STATUS, PLEASE CHECK THE OTHER LEVELS)
Associate Member Fees - $85.00
Any person Registered by the State of Florida as a Orthotic or Prosthetic Resident, and certified by, and in good standing with, a national orthotist/prosthetist credentialing body, whose educational and training standards are based on Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and/or the National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE) guidelines; and American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC) Certified Fitter-Mastectomy individual(s) are eligible to become an Associate Member. Associate Members may not submit motions for vote, do not have voting privileges, and may not serve on the Board of Directors. (NOTE: IF YOU DO NOT MEET THIS CRITERIA YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR ASSOCIATE MEMBER STATUS, PLEASE CHECK THE OTHER LEVELS)
Enjoy a full year of membership benefits from FAOP with two easy ways to join!
Visit our online membership page to submit your application and payment info online.
Or you can print your membership form and submit with your payment via email, fax, or post.
Memberships will NOT BE ACCEPTED after June 30, 2019. There will be NO EXCEPTIONS.
The Florida Association of Orthotists and Prosthetists (FAOP) has the sole right to determine eligibility of any individual for membership. FAOP retains the right to reject any membership application or renewal as allowed by the bylaws.