Mission: The work of this committee aligns with the Student Assembly's goal to promote advancement of the physical therapy profession to better serve the needs of society by facilitating student involvement with advocacy efforts. This committee works with APTA staff to promote advocacy efforts from the APTA, particularly National Advocacy Dinners and the Flash Action Strategy. This includes educating students on current public policy issues and the importance of advocacy for our patients and our profession; serving as a National Advocacy Dinner coordinator to an assigned region; and advancing advocacy and policy initiatives in other ways as tasked by the Student Assembly Board of Directors.
Est. Time Commitment: Up to 5 hours per week to prepare for and during peak APTA advocacy season (February, March, April, and May 2020); 1-2 hours per week for the rest of the term (December 2019 - December 2020).Applicants must be current student members of APTA in order to apply. Click the signup button and fill our the application form by the deadline in order to be considered.