APTA Volunteer Stories

What does being a part of APTA's community look like?
Engagement in APTA occurs at many different levels and entails many different experiences. Click on the photos below to learn what energizes these passionate volunteers.

Amy Arundale, PT, DPT, PhD of Brooklyn, NY
Janet Peterson, PT, DPT of Shoreline, WA

Nancy Kirsch, PT, DPT, PhD, FAPTA of Rockaway, NJ


William Stokes, PT, DPT of Concord, NC


Don't miss this wonderful APTA blog post, "I Am Not a Leader: A Case of Mistaken Identity." 
Nora "Beth" Collier, PT, DPT of Auburn, GA shares her unexpected realization of becoming a leader. 

Want to learn more about engagement and pathways to leadership?
The APTA Learning Center now features a free webinar, Engaged: Professional and Leadership Growth Through a Variety of Lenses. The session features a panel of physical therapists and a physical therapist assistant that have advanced their careers in various ways through active involvement in professional and leadership activities.

Want to assess your leadership readiness?
Make sure you're logged in and check out this free self-assessment tool to identify areas for personal growth and leadership development.

Do you have a volunteer story to share? Tell us about it!