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APTA National - CSM Steering Group Small Section Representative

Signup Deadline: 10-15-2021
Starts: 01-01-2022
Ends: 12-31-2024

Description:

APTA and sections/academies are seeking individuals to serve on the APTA CSM ­­Steering Group.

Please note that this particular application is for one small section/academy representative.

Applicants should belong to at least one of the following sections/academies: Hand and Upper Extremity, Aquatics, Clinical Electrophysiology and Wound Management, Federal, Oncology, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary.

See links below to apply for other openings on the group.

 

Description:

The APTA CSM Steering Group considers high-level recommendations for the enhancement of APTA CSM and oversees the ongoing development of the APTA CSM Multiyear Plan, which is approved annually by the Council of Section Presidents and the APTA Board of Directors.

The Steering Group also leads review of the five-year APTA CSM agreement two years prior to its expiration to propose potential amendments.

APTA CSM Steering Group members are expected put the interests of APTA CSM above those of the constituency they represent.

The APTA CSM Steering Group should analyze data from past conferences and projections for future conferences, and it should solicit input from relevant experts as necessary.

Requirements:
Be a section/academy member in good standing of:
    • At least one small section/academy to be a small section representative, at least one medium section to be a medium section/academy representative, and at least one large section/academy to be a large section representative.
    •  Any of the sections to be an at-large representative.
  • Not be serving as a section/academy program chair, co-chair, or incoming chair.
  • Have the ability to balance the interests of all APTA CSM stakeholders.

 

Other Openings on the Group:

Please click on the following to apply for any of these other open positions on the group:

 *As part of the process to establish staggered terms, individuals serving an initial one-year term remain eligible for two subsequent consecutive three-year terms.

 

The following knowledge/skills/experience may be useful to inform selection and appointment of APTA CSM Steering Group representatives:

  • Meeting planning experience
  • Expertise in adult/continuing education
  • Representation of the breadth of the APTA CSM stakeholders
  • Strategic planning experience
  • Effective communication skills
  • Financial acumen
  • Visionary perspective or management expertise
  • Experience in physical therapy leadership at the state or national level
  • Experience as a section/academy program chair

 

Specific Responsibilities of the APTA CSM Steering Group:

Meet four times per year (tentative timeframes):

    • APTA CSM: The APTA CSM Steering Group observes the on-site debrief of APTA CSM program and research chairs to hear their perspectives and holds an onboarding meeting for new Steering Group members. A chair is selected among the five section/academy appointees.
    • March: The APTA CSM Steering Group meets virtually to review the previous conference and consider adjustments to the APTA CSM Multiyear Plan.
    • April/May: The APTA CSM Steering Group participates in an annual virtual meeting of APTA CSM Stakeholders.
    • June: The APTA CSM Steering Group meets virtually to finalize proposed updates to the APTA CSM Multiyear Plan, which are subsequently approved by the Council of Section Presidents and then the APTA Board of Directors.
    • Prepare for and participate in all meetings of the APTA CSM Steering Group, as well as carrying out accepted responsibilities in a timely manner.
  • Conduct a self-assessment of Steering Group’s functions and performance annually, as well as making recommendations to the Council of Section Presidents (prior to selection of new appointees that year) as to skills/knowledge/experience that might enhance the group’s effectiveness.

 Composition:

  • The eight members of the APTA CSM Steering Group shall include:
    • Five section/academy appointees, as listed at the top of this page.
    • Two members of APTA staff.
    • One liaison from the APTA Board of Directors.
  • A Steering Group Chair is selected annually at the APTA CSM meeting of APTA CSM Steering Group from among the five section/academy representatives. The chair serves a one-year term.

Terms:

Members shall serve three-year staggered terms that begin each January, with the first meeting occurring at APTA CSM. No member, other than APTA staff participants, may serve more than two consecutive three-year terms.*

The three Steering Group members appointed by small, medium, and large section/academy Presidents will continue to serve their current term regardless of changes in section/academy membership size category during that term.

*As part of the process to establish staggered terms, individuals serving an initial one-year term remain eligible for two subsequent consecutive three-year terms.

Funding:

  • Members of the APTA CSM Steering Group will receive complementary registration to APTA CSM. Additional expenses related to travel, housing, and per diem are covered by the individual.
  • Any other expenses of the APTA CSM Steering Group must be approved in advance through APTA’s annual budget process and will be billed as shared APTA CSM expenses per the APTA CSM Agreement.

Combined Sections Meeting (APTA CSM) Strategic Focus

APTA CSM is a sustainable, collaborative experience that fosters communities for learning and connecting through creative partnerships.

APTA CSM Vision

The APTA CSM experience will fuel change in every practitioner, the profession, and society.

 

Qualifications:

Acute Care Physical Therapy
Aquatic Physical Therapy
Cardiovascular Pulmonary
Clinical Electrophysiology
Communications
Community outreach
Diversity & Inclusion
Education
Finance
Geriatrics
Hand Rehabilitation
Leadership development
Meeting planning
Neurology
Non-dues revenue generation
Oncology
Onsite assistance at a meeting
Orthopedics
Pediatrics
Policy and Administration
Practice
Professional development
Public awareness
Research
Speaking engagements
Sports
Strategic planning
Technology
Wellness
Women's Health
Wound Management

Volunteers Needed:

1 (1 open slot)

Experience Required:

No experience

Contact:

Dena Kilgore
APTA