Dr. Esther Steultjens (The Netherlands) was the inaurgural chair of the ROTOS standing committee which commenced in 2016. Under her leadership the charity – the ROTOS Foundation – was formed in The Netherlands. She was actively involved in ROTOS affairs until her untimely passing in 2021. She will be long remembered by her occupational therapy colleagues around the world.
Mr. Niall Turner (Ireland) was a original member of the ROTOS standing committee. He established the ROTOS ICT infrastructure including the website. He also took a lead role in the two COST Grant Applications and established contacts for ROTOS across Europe. When the ROTOS Foundation was formed in The Netherlands he undertook the role of Tresurer. Niall resigned from the Board in 2021 to concentrate on his research.