SAN DIEGO, CALIF. — Nina Roelke of Westminster recently was elected president of the Amputee Coalition of America at its
She is secretary/treasurer of the Board of Amputee Association ofMaryland, which has offices in the James Lawrence Kernan Hospital inBaltimore.
The Amputee Coalition of America is a national affiliation of amputee organizations. One of the functions of the organizations is to provide support to persons undergoing the trauma of amputation.
Roelke, herself an amputee, was a founding member of the Amputee Association of Maryland, which was recognized as one of the best functioning support groups in the country.