Aaron Bonsall, PhD, OTR/L

Professional Affiliations: Assistant Professor, A.T. Still University, Department of Occupational Therapy

Position Statement: I have been on the SSO:USA board since 2015, first as the Communications Chair and then as the Treasurer.  My goal as Treasurer has been to integrate financial operations with digital resources.  I am an assistant professor at AT Still University.  I graduated from the University of Southern California with a PhD in Occupational Science.  My research focuses on family occupations and how to integrate parents, including fathers, into family centered care.

SSO email: [email protected]



Thomas Mernar, PhD, OTR/L

Professional Affiliations: Founding Program Director, Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, Gwynedd Mercy University

Position Statement: I am the founding program director of Gwynedd Mercy University’s programs in Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy. One of my many duties as a Program Director is to manage financial operations that are ultimately accountable for the academic quality, fiscal and academic integrity, and financial health of the programs I manage. As Treasurer-Elect, I will use my management and budgetary experience and work alongside our Board to increase our Society’s revenues and cash management for operations.



Past Board Treasurers

2019-2021: Aaron Bonsall, AT Still University

2017-2019: Aaron Bonsall, AT Still University

2013-2017: Yvonne Randall, Touro University Nevada

2010-2013: Charlotte Royeen, St. Louis University

2006-2010: Esther Huecker, Loma Linda University

2004-2006: Linda Buxell, St. Catherine University

2002-2004: Kathleen Matuska, St. Catherine University