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APTA MN - Delegate Nomination July 2024 - June 2027

Signup Deadline: 01-31-2024
Starts: 07-01-2024
Ends: 06-30-2027
Location: Online Opportunity


This application can be used to nominate yourself or another member.


Position Description 



Represent APTA MN at the House of Delegates. https://www.apta.org/HOD/ 


Term of Office 

This is an elected three-year position. Individuals can serve a maximum of two consecutive terms as a delegate. The position will start at the end of the HOD annual meeting of the year elected. 



  1. Represent APTA MN membership on House of Delegate (HOD) motions and elections for national office. (note: the MN delegation vote individually) 

  1. Stay abreast of HOD activities / discussions /decisions in order to inform and educate APTA MN members. 

  1. Seek input of APTA MN membership on HOD motions and elections prior to the HOD annual meeting. 

  1. Participate in meetings, discussions and assignments as directed by the Chief Delegate. 

  1. Participate in the delegate forum at the APTA MN Annual State Meeting 

  1. Abide by all decisions of the APTA MN Board of Directors. 


Alternate Delegate Responsibilities 

  1. Duties same as listed above. 

  1. Function in the same capacity as a Delegate until the House of Delegates convenes. 

  1. Term will be for a single HOD cycle 


Note: The Alternate Delegate may be moved to Delegate status at any time prior to the HOD annual meeting as a replacement for a Delegate unable to attend. If at the time the House of Delegates begins and the Alternate Delegate has not been moved to Delegate status, the duties of the Alternate Delegate will be completed. 

Financial Commitments (suggested):

  1. Promote and support the APTA MN PAC 
  1. Contribute to the PT-PAC (national physical therapy political action committee) Note: 100% participation is strongly encouraged at the HOD annual meeting 



  1. Member in good standing with APTA MN. Must be an APTA member for the past 2 years. Any lapse in membership over 30 days excludes serving as a delegate. 

  1. Commitment to the Chapter’s strategic plan and goals. 


Additional preferred qualifications 

 Prior service to the APTA MN / APTA 

Attendance Expectations 

  1. Annual Conference. 

  1. Annual APTA House of Delegate meeting. 

  1. Attend all pre and post-conference meetings as called by the Chief of Delegates. 

  1. Attend all Chapter Caucus and Midwest Caucus meetings at annual conference as directed by Chief of Delegate. 

  1. Attend all sessions of House of Delegates at annual conference. 



Submit a letter of resignation to the Chapter President. 



Dismissal is by the Board of Directors. Ground for dismissal include: 

  1. Noncompliance with Chapter policies and procedures or unethical conduct as outlined in the APTA Code of Ethics. 

  1. Failure to perform the duties as delineated in this position description. 

  1. Failure to attend House of Delegate meetings or other essential meetings. 



See Finance Committee Policies and Procedures. 


Volunteers Needed:

2 (2 open slots)

Experience Required:

No experience


Sara Bryan
Minnesota Chapter