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Jack Bopp

Jack Bopp, MS, CRC, CLCP (Curriculum Vitae)

Jack has 40+ years’ experience as a practicing Rehabilitation Counselor. He has provided Vocational Rehabilitation, Life Care Planning, and Vocational Evaluation services for persons with disabilities in NH since 1980. He has been recognized as an expert in various settings throughout New England in the areas of life care planning, vocational rehabilitation, employability determinations, and earning capacity. He is experienced testifying as an expert in Superior, Federal and Family Courts. Additionally, Jack has provided Vocational Expert testimony in thousands of Social Security disability cases while under contract as a Vocational Expert with the Social Security Administration, Office of Disability Adjudication & Review.

Jack graduated from Fairfield University in 1973 with a BA degree in Psychology and from SUNY Albany in 1974 with an MS degree in Rehabilitation Counseling. Jack completed a post-graduate certificate program in Life Care Planning for Advanced Catastrophic Case Management from The University of Florida in 1998.

Throughout his career, Jack has been active in rehabilitation professional activities. He has served on the Executive Board of the New Hampshire Rehabilitation Association. He served as an Ethics Co-Chair for New Hampshire Association of Service Providers in Private Rehabilitation throughout the 90’s. He served on the Executive Board of NH Very Special Arts and was the first coach of Granite State Independent Living’s Wheelchair Basketball Team. He served two appointed terms on the Governor’s Vocational Rehabilitation Advisory Board defining the standards for certification of vocational rehabilitation providers in NH

Jack is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Certified Life Care Planner, Certified New Hampshire Vocational Rehabilitation Provider, and Certified Vermont Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor.

contact Jack (download V Card) to discuss how RSA can best serve your needs.

Kathy AshtonKathy Ashton

Kathy Ashton joined RSA in March 2004 in the role of Research Specialist & Office Manager. Kathy is a graduate of Bryant College where she studied medical assisting and secretarial science. Kathy also trained as a Surgical Technician. She worked as a medical assistant for several years in Ophthalmology and Orthopedics. When she moved to New Hampshire, Kathy became employed as an Office Manager/Project Coordinator with New England College and Main Street Academix which worked together as an educational consulting firm specializing in school climate assessment and safe schools research, program evaluation and development, professional development, and student empowerment and leadership.

Kathy’s training and experience in the medical and educational fields provide RSA and its clients with strong organizational, research, and writing skills.

At RSA Kathy’s responsibilities as Research Specialist & Office Manager include:

  • Contacting clients, attorneys, paralegals, and medical providers to obtain specific information to insure the accuracy of the data contained in our reports
  • Performing extensive research into the availability and costs of goods and services recommended in our Life Care Plans
  • Review, abstracting, and organizing of medical records
  • Transcription of client reports and correspondence
  • Setting up and closing files
  • Processing accounts receivables
  • Preparing consulting services agreements and final report hard copies
  • Scheduling and coordination of office calendar, including trial and deposition testimonies