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DISTRICT CHAIR

2 year term (2019-2020)

The District chair is a voting member of the IPTA’s Board of Directors and presides over local district meetings.

As a member of the Board of Directors, the chair attends board meetings (5-6 meetings annually) and represents its district’s perspectives on issues by contributing their knowledge, insight, and experience to discussions that help implement the IPTA’s strategies and priorities.

At the local level, the chair facilitates meetings and events that can provide members with updates and news on APTA and IPTA initiatives, educational opportunities, advocacy, and networking opportunities. The chair is responsible for preparing and submitting District reports on these activities to the Chapter’s Board of Directors and Assembly of Representatives as requested.

The chair should recognize their districts individual needs and establish district committees, chairs and members to accomplish local goals. Responsibilities of the chair also include appointing individuals to fill vacant District officer and nomination committee positions, and district member representatives to Chapter Committees.

Qualifications: Physical Therapist, Retired Physical Therapist, or Life Physical Therapist Member in good standing for at least 2 years preceding taking office, (i.e. be a member of the IPTA since January 1, 2017)..


SECRETARY/TREASURER

2 year term (2019-2020)

The secretary/treasurer is the official correspondent of the District and works with the Chapter office to communicate information to District members. The secretary/treasurer keeps an accurate record of meeting and educational program attendance, helps prepare and track the District’s annual budget, and ensures that all District records are kept and retained in accordance with Chapter policies.

Qualifications: The secretary/treasurer must be PT, Life PT, PTA, or Life PTA member of the IPTA and in good standing for at least 2 years preceding their election, a member of the District, and consent to serve.


NOMINATING COMMITTEE MEMBER

3 year term (2019-2021)

One member should be elected each year for a three year term.
The responsibilities of committee members include soliciting nominations; contacting nominees for consent to serve; and attempt to secure at least two candidates for each open position for District elections. They also promote the Association, Chapter , and District leadership opportunities and professional development activities to the District members, and communication with the Chapter Nominating Committee on a regular basis.

Qualifications: PT, Life PT, PTA, or Life PTA member of the IPTA and in good standing.


PT ASSEMBLY REPRESENTATIVES

PT REPRESENTATIVES: (will need to elect at least 3 PT Representatives) 2 year terms (2019-2020)

The Assembly of Representatives is the IPTA’s largest body of governance and directs the future of the IPTA in its consideration of rules, policy, and priorities.

The two year term of PT Assembly Representative involves attending the annual Chapter Assembly and representing District PT members in the conduct of the Assembly business. District representatives participate in pre-Assembly conference calls and facilitate discussions at the District level to develop ideas about business that could be debated at the Assembly, and report the Assembly outcomes to the District.

Qualifications: Physical Therapist, Retired Physical Therapist, or Life Physical Therapist Member in good standing. Be a DISTRICT member as of September 1 of the year of election.


PTA ASSEMBLY REPRESENTATIVE

PTA REPRESENTATIVES: (will need to elect 1 PTA Representatives) 2 year term (2019-2020)

The Assembly of Representatives is the IPTA’s largest body of governance and directs the future of the IPTA in its consideration of rules, policy, and priorities.

The two year term of PTA Assembly Representative involves attending the annual Chapter Assembly and representing District PT members in the conduct of the Assembly business. District representatives participate in pre-Assembly conference calls and facilitate discussions at the District level to develop ideas about business that could be debated at the Assembly, and report the Assembly outcomes to the District.

Qualifications: Physical Therapist Assistant, Retired Physical Therapist Assistant, or Life Physical Therapist Assistant Member in good standing. Be a DISTRICT member as of September 1 of the year of election.








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