To mentor and support the APTA Geriatrics State Advocates in appointed region as they advocate for the ageing adult and promote the Academy in their states, assist in preparing and running quarterly State Advocate meetings, manage budget requests from State Advocates in their region, oversee the recognition of APTA Geriatrics State Advocates who have completed their service, and the recruitment, appointment and on-boarding of new State Advocates.
Must be a member of APTA Geriatrics.
Must maintain a working e-mail address in APTA’s database.
Must have served as an APTA Geriatrics State Advocate in the last two years. Training and Supervision: An appointed existing State Advocate Regional Coordinator(s) will provide orientation.
The BOD Liaison will provide support throughout the term and is available to answer any questions.
Commitment: Oct. 2022 - CSM 2026, 3-10 hours per month.
This includes time to communicate with State Advocates and with the other Regional Coordinators, to communicate with the Academy about current State
Advocate activities, updating resources and mentoring and recruiting new State Advocates.