Society Office & Leadership

SOBI Contact Information

Society of Ortho-Bionomy International
PO Box 40937 Indianapolis, IN 46240
Phone: 317-207-0739

Office Hours

(listed in Eastern time USA)
Tuesdays: 1pm-6pm
Thursdays: 9am-3pm
(Voice messages & email will be checked regularly during the week)

Keri BrownKeri Brown
Office Administrator


Ian PictureIan Jorgensen
Office Assistant



Board of Directors

  • Lynne Marotta - President 
  • Laura Samel and Kami Clark – Co Vice-Presidents
  • Jacqueline Davis and Laura Holton - Co Treasurer Liaisons
  • Melissa Malm - Member at Large
  • Nicky Roosevelt - Member at Large 

       Non Board Officers

  • Keri Brown - Secretary
  • Diana Ingemanson - Treasurer

Board President Contact Info

Phone: 201-357-0741

Board of Directors

Three year term, with the ability to serve two terms or six years in succession. Associate Members and above are eligible to be nominated for the board, with nominations happening in the spring and voting occurring in the summer. Term begins October 1st. The  Board Officers are President, Vice President, and Secretary. 

Board of Directors Application

Nomination Form

Standing Committees

Evolvement committees meet quarterly to review student submissions for appointment to Registered Practitioners and Registered instructors.

March 15, June 15, Sept 15, Dec 15

Practitioner Review Committee (PRC)

Term begins Sept 1st: 3 years commitment. Reviews Practitioner and Advanced Practitioner Training Programs. Eligible members  Advanced Practitioners and Instructors of any level.

Committee Application

Instructor Review Committee (IRC)

Term begins Sept 1st: 4 year commitment -1-year alternate, 3 year active. Reviews All Levels of Instructor Training Programs through Advanced Instructor. Eligible members are Instructors with at least three years of experience. There should be at least one Advanced Instructor on the IRC at all times.

Committee Application

Curriculum Review Committee (CRC)

3-year term. Eligible Members: Advanced Practitioners, Instructors. Training programs, continuing education and changes/questions/evolvement of Ortho-Bionomy coursework and training curriculum. Members: Sheri Covey, Carole Poffinbarger, Luann Overmyer, Jim Berns, Kalpesh Patel.

Committee Application

All Other Committees

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Committee -  Exploring how SOBI can embody the liberatory impulse within Ortho-Bionomy principles and connect to our innate health and self-righting reflexes. Contact:

Marketing and Outreach Committee - Please contact the office if you would like to share your ideas about making Ortho-Bionomy a household name. 

Research Committee - This committee finding ways to utilize case studies already acquired as well as setting parameters and guidelines for future research projects. Board Liaison Laura Samel 

Communication Committee - The Committee for International Communication and Connection is a special committee established to increase communication and awareness of offerings available within all the international Societies for Ortho-Bionomy and to explore the possibility of reciprocity for elective classes.
The committee may meet through digital means to accommodate all members time zones and language proficiencies. The communications shall be made as necessary and according to the needs of the members involved. Communications should be scheduled in advance to accommodate all members. Board Liaison Laura Samel 

Conference Committee - Help us create the best possible experience for the next SOBI conference. Have a say in what happens, presentations, location, food and the tone of the conference. Email Keri Brown at 

* If you would like to create a committee that you believe would benefit the Society and it's mission please fill out and submit the form below.

Committee Application Form

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