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APTA Geriatrics Awards Committee Chair

Signup Deadline: 07-18-2022
Starts: 07-25-2022
Ends: 07-17-2023
Location: Online Opportunity


Purpose: To successfully oversee the development and granting of various APTA Geriatrics annual awards to celebrate excellence in physical therapy for aging adults. The purpose of the committee is to promote, vet, and recommend annual award recipients to the APTA Geriatrics Board of Directors. The committee under the direction of the chair: 1. Attend and actively Chair all meetings. 2. Accept and support the committee’s charge. 3. Plan committee meetings and agendas with staff. 4. Exercise leadership within and outside the committee. 5. Maintain records and relevant information on committee work. Be sufficiently informed to interact knowledgeably with other committee members, staff, and others outside the committee. 6. Move members toward active participation, decision making, and achieving consensus. 7. Continually evaluate committee efforts and communicate accomplishments to the committee, association leadership, and the membership.
Commitment: 1 year, can be renewable up to 3 years, estimated 4-6 hours per month.
Qualifications: Must be a member of the Academy on Geriatrics. Must maintain a working e-mail address in APTA’s database. Must generally be able to respond to member, officer, and APTA Geriatrics staff queries sent via e-mail or phone within one week. All Officers/Committee Chairs must sign an annual Conflict of Interest and Whistleblower document



Volunteers Needed:

1 (1 open slot)

Experience Required:

No experience


Kim Thompson
APTA Geriatrics