AOPA Welcomes Eve Humphreys, MBA, CAE, as Executive Director

The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA) is pleased to announce that Eve Humphreys, MBA, CAE has assumed the role of executive director effective November 19, 2018.

“We are very pleased to welcome Eve Humphreys whose experience and expertise include strategic organizational development, building and maintaining positive organizational culture, domestic and international partnerships, and navigating the complexities of legislative and regulatory advocacy. We are very excited for the future of AOPA under Eve’s talented leadership,” says AOPA President Jim Weber, MBA.

Humphreys previously served as Executive Director of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) and brings with her 5 years of experience providing guidance and management of the leading professional society representing physicians and other healthcare professionals in healthcare epidemiology and infection prevention and control. “I’m enormously honored to begin working with such a dynamic and well-respected organization as AOPA. It is an exciting time in the orthotic and prosthetic field. AOPA is well positioned to continue on its trajectory of success by expanding its influence and leadership in all areas. I look forward to working closely with the Board, staff and volunteers to advance the field and serve our members.”

Humphreys has a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland University College and received her Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential. Eve also holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Randolph-Macon College. Prior to her work at SHEA, Humphreys served as Senior Director of Membership at the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery where she provided direction for domestic and international membership recruitment, retention and engagement for the organization. Over her more than two-decade long career, Humphreys has received professional recognition for her strong and effective communication strategies.

Her experience and expertise include navigating the complexities of legislative and regulatory advocacy, working with volunteer and society leaders to create policy and position statements, practice guidelines, and continuing medical education content to advance organizations and industries.

AOPA’s previous executive director, Thomas Fise, JD, has successfully led AOPA since 2007 and will continue to assist with the transition through the end of this year.

Questions? Please contact Tina Carlson, AOPA’s COO at 571/431-0808 or