Cincinnati Activity Professional Association
Board of Directors
President, Marvin Knobloch, ADC, CVA, LM,
Marvin Knobloch has dedicated the past 35 years of his life and career in long-term care as a Certified Activity Director, Certified Volunteer Administrator, Marketing Consultant, and Senior Pastor. He is has been active in community activities by serving on numeric boards including Cincinnati Activity Professional Association, Cincinnati Association of Chaplains Serving Elders, Resident Activity Professionals in Ohio, Cincinnati Association of Volunteer Administrators, National Day of Prayer, Bellevue/Dayton Ministers Association, Dayton Renaissance On Main in Kentucky and currently, Marvin serves as President of Cincinnati Activity Professional Association for his second term and CEO of MEKA. Marvin is a licensed minister with the State of Ohio and currently serves as an independent consultant to numerous business, churches and organizations throughout the United States. As an educator, Marvin works with caregivers, health care professionals and the community on issues related to Alzheimer’s disease. He has published over 20 articles including his latest book “7 Things That Stunt Your Spiritual Growth” and has presented at numerous local, regional, national and international conferences, including for the National Association of Activity Professional, the Ohio Health Care Association, Resident Activity Professionals, Kentucky Association of Not-for-Profit Homes and Services for the Aging, and the International Conference Alzheimer’s Disease. Marvin has appeared on radio and TV talk shows throughout the United States including Good Morning America and has been featured in The Cincinnati Enquirer, The Cincinnati Post, The Houston Community News, Hilltop Press, and The Dayton Community News. He has received numerous awards for his work in long term care including the Natalie Alexander Award, Dr. Charles Peckham Award, Personal Excellence Award, and an award for Outstanding Service Provider in the Field of Aging. Marvin enjoys writing and recording gospel music adding some 300 songs to his credit with his latest recording selling out shortly after its release. Sharing his work and calling are his wife of 30 years, Dianne, and his two children along with the stars of his life, his three grandchildren.
V.P. Membership: Kim Webber, CAD,
Kim Weber is a Nationally Certified Activity Director through the National Certification Counsel for Activity Professionals (NCCAP). A member of the National Association of Activity Professionals (NAAP). She is also a member of the Resident Activity Personnel in Ohio (RAP). Kim is a long-standing member of the Cincinnati Activity Professional Association where she has served on the board in various roles spanning from 1990 through 2018. Kim is currently serving on the CAPA Board as the VP of Membership. Kim has experience as an Activity Consultant for long term care facilities and has overseen the MEPAP Practicum for many activity professionals throughout her career. Being on the Greater Cincinnati Alzheimer's Association Symposium Planning Committee in 2016 and 2018, Kim helps to bring awareness to the role of activities for those caring for and working with those diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and dementia. With over 28 years of experience in geriatric care, including working in long-term care and hospice, Kim is now on a mission to bring the role of Activities Front & Center to help Seniors Age in Place. Cross training the staff of “Queen City Elder Care” to provide Person Centered Care in the homes of seniors with activities that are appropriate, meaningful and therapeutic to each client. Paving the way thru unchartered waters, bringing the role of the Activity Professional into the Home Care field. Kim is a self-described country girl hailing from Loveland, Ohio & residing in Goshen, Ohio who also enjoys spending quality time with her husband, Rob, and her grandchildren. She also has a long history of breeding, training and showing dogs; many of which have excelled in pet therapy over the years. Kim also raises rare breed poultry on their farm. Clearly this woman needs a hobby!
Treasure, Sandi Ketterman, RN,
Graduated Miami university 1975 school of nursing & realized the importance of Activity Professionals when worked in LTC and has worked to promote the profession every way possible. 2003 wrote Act Directors Survival Guide after the format was suggested by several CAPA members so they could have a daily program 365 days.
2005 wrote Finish The Song Title so a resident or volunteer could lead a program.
Now CRAFTS !!!
Recording Secretary, Amy Snow, CTRS,
Amy Snow has a Bachelor of Science Degree, with a concentration of Therapeutic Recreation, from The College of Mount Saint Joseph. Amy is a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist(CTRS), and has been in the field of Activities since 2004. Working in Adult Day, and LTC. She has been involved in CAPA since about 2006, and has held two board positions, Vice President of Membership and currently is Recording Secretary. She currently works as the Activity and Volunteer Coordinator at Meadowbrook Care Center, and has been there for five years.
Director of Publicity, Stephanie Tuke,CDP, STNA
Stephanie has been dedicated to meeting the needs of seniors in Montana and Ohio since 2009. She is currently the Life Enrichment Coordinator at Artis Senior Living of Mason and enjoys developing programs geared towards people living with dementia. Stephanie's favorite part of her job is learning from the residents' varied backgrounds and helping them to succeed throughout the day. She is excited to serve as a board member for CAPA and is looking forward to exchanging ideas with other activity professionals in the area. She obtained her Certified Dementia Practitioner designation in 2018.
CAPA Adviser, Mary E. Miller: M.A., M.S., former ACC, CTRS
Retired Activities/Therapeutic Recreation Consultant/Educator, Mary was the first Therapeutic Recreation Specialist in the State of Ohio. She was involved in developing the first training program for Activity Professionals in Cincinnati and the state of Ohio. She served on several local, State and National Committees for the advancement and training of Activity Professionals including development of state and National Regulations and development of the MDS 3.0. Mary taught various national training courses, i.e. 90-Hr Course, at the University of Cincinnati for over 30 years. She has published monographs, professional magazine articles and is one of the Authors of ACTIVITIES KEEP ME GOING and GOING. She has received several local, state and national rewards, Mary was involved in the development of RAP in Ohio and has been involved and supported CAPA, Cincinnati Activity Professionals Association, since its inception, Mary serves on the CAPA board as Adviser. If you have questions about Activities for older adults at home, in community settings, assisted living, and/or health care settings or the Activity Profession, feel free to ask Mary. You will find her at most CAPA meetings!