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COMMITTEES

COMMUNITY AND YOUTH ACTIVITIES

Chair

TBD

CommunityandYouthPATS@gmail.com

Members

TBD

​​CONTINUING EDUCATION

Co-Chairs

Tyler Vanucci and Beth Neil
ConEdPATS@gmail.com 

Members

Steve Streator; Jeremy Simington;

Amy Eperthenerl

 

CEU Replacement Form

CE Policy and Procedures Manual

CORPORATE RELATIONS

Co-Chairs

Richard Bertie MS, LAT, ATC, PES

Sara Miraglia, MA Ed, LAT, ATC

corporaterelationsPATS@gmail.com

 

 

Members

PATS Exhibit Coordinator: Meredith Boucher ExhibitorPATS@gmail.com

 

 

 

CONVENTION

Co-Chairs

Liz Evarts, LAT, ATC

Jess Baum, EdD, ATC
ConventionPATS@gmail.com

 

Members

Program: Peter Houdek; Kaitie Bottorf; Alex Bazink

 

​Site Coordinator: Matt Pyle

​Exhibitor Coordinator: Meredith Boucher exhibitorPATS@gmail.com

​Registration: Kayla Rang
patsreg@gmail.com

 

​Social: Rachel Rimel

COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY

 

Chair

Wendy Wheeler Dietrich DAT, LAT, ATC

CollegePATS@gmail.com

Members

Pam Chald, LAT, ATC; Gary Hanna, MS, LAT, ATC;
Lucas Bianco, DAT, LAT, ATC, CSCS;
Emily Stein,
Jason Kopec; Kristen Klinger

NCAA Health and Safety Website

EDUCATORS

 

​Chair

Mary Murray,  EdD, LAT, ATC

University of Pittsburgh
EducatorsPATS@gmail.com

 

Members

Mindi Hilborn, DAT, LAT, ATC - Chatham University

Jim Racchini, EdD, LAT, ATC - Indiana University of PA

Jeremy Simington, MS, LAT, ATC - Kings College

Erin Pletcher, PhD, LAT, ATC, CSCS -Thomas Jefferson University

Adam Nelson, MS, LAT, ATC - South Park High School

Chelsey Meyers

Athletic Training Education Resources

​FINANCE

 

Chair

Nicole Cattano, PhD, LAT, ATC

PresidentElectPATS@gmail.com

FREE COMMUNICATION

 

 

Chair

Aaron Hand, LAT, ATC 

freecommunicationpats@gmail.com

Members

Timothy Kulpa- King's College; Elizabeth Neil - Temple University; Emily Duckett- West Chester University

GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS

 

Chair

Tanya Miller, MS, LAT, ATC
governmentalaffairsPATS@gmail.com

Members

Joshua Cramer, LAT, ATC; Sylvia Doran, LAT, ATC;

Gary Hanna, LAT, ATC; Joe Iezzi, LAT, ATC; 

Jeremy Verrillo, LAT, ATC; Kelsey Voigt, LAT, ATC

HALL OF FAME

Chair

Julie Ramsey Emrhein, M.Ed, LAT, ATC 
HOFPATS2000@gmail.com

Members

Richard M. Burkholder, LAT, ATC; Gary Hanna, MS, LAT, ATC; Neil Curtis EdD, LAT, ATC;

Kiernan E. Melograna, LAT, ATC;

Janelle Nolt, MS, LAT, ATC, CSCS, CES;
A.J. Duffy III MS, AT, PT;

Alison Gardiner-Shires, PhD, ATC;
Jim Thornton, MA, ATC, CES;

Paula Sammarone Turocy Ed. D, LAT, ATC      

HISTORY & ARCHIVES

 

Co-Chairs

Rich Patterson and Keith Varney

historyandarchivespats@gmail.com

 

Members

Richard M. Burkholder, LAT, ATC; Jason Erlandson, MS, LAT, ATC; Jessica Kastin, LAT, ATC

HONORS & AWARDS

Chair

Kathleen Nachazel, MBA, LAT, ATC

HonorsandAwardsPATS@gmail.com

Members

Richard Burkholder, Cecilia Yost,

Julie Ramsey Emrhein, Joanna Baltz

INCLUSIVITY

Chair

Elaine Kimmel
inclusivitypats@gmail.com

Members

Bonnie Siple - Chair for LGBTQ+ sub-committee;

Sarah Coelho; Kelly Dexheimer; Victoria Liebl; Kahlyn Ford:

Mercedes Himmons, PhD, LAT, ATC  

MEMBER ENGAGEMENT AND VALUE

 

Chair

Mary Kathryn Schickel, MS, LAT, ATC
MemberEngagementPATS@gmail.com

Members

Samantha Miller, MS, LAT, ATC;
Patrick Steidle LAT, ATC, CSCS; Bill Frye  

NOMINATIONS

 

​Chair

TBD

nominationspats@gmail.com

PAT-PAC

 

Chair

Dave Marchetti, MS, LAT, ATC, CSCS
paathletictrainerspac@gmail.com

Treasurer - Aaron Hand, MS, LAT, ATC

Jeremy Stevens

Donate Now        PAT-PAC Page

 

 

PRACTICE ADVANCEMENT

(COPA)

 

Chair

 Joshua Cramer, DAT, LAT, ATC, CSCS, CES, RCEP, ROT, OBT, SNS, FNS, PN1, ITAT, USPTA

COPAPATS@gmail.com

Members

Shannon Bonini, LAT, ATC; Seth Kinley MS, LAT, ATC; Bridgette Saba Whitermore PAM-Mc, LAT, ATC;

Jim Stricek, LAT, ATC;

Jason Vian  MS, MBA, ATC, LAT, APTD;

Roxanna Larsen, MS, MBA, LAT, ATC;

Kelly A Unruh  MEd, LAT, ATC®, CEAS II™, CWcHP, CMMSS, AOEAS; Stephanie Walsh; Brandon McNeal

PUBLIC RELATIONS

 

Co-Chairs

Branden Green, MS, LAT, ATC
Emily Duckettt EdD, MS, LAT, ATC
PublicRelationsPATS@gmail.com

Members

Colleen Shotwell, PhD, LAT, ATC; 
Ryanne Ziobro M.Ed, LAT, ATC; Robert Burton, LAT, ATC;

Brendan Moriarty, LAT, ATC; Hannah Zugec, MS, LAT, ATC

 

 

QUARTERLY NEWS

 

Chair

Jessica Kastin MS LAT ATC
quarterlynewsPATS@gmail.com

Submit News

Members

 Mercedes Himmons; Jeremy Eith

RESEARCH

 

Chair

Alison Gardiner Shires, PhD, ATC
researchgrantpats@gmail.com

Members

Thomas G. Porrazzo. PhD, ATC

Ryan Tierney, PhD, ATC
Michelle Varnell, PhD, ATC
Neil Curtis, EdD, ATC

SECONDARY SCHOOLS

 

Chair

Kiernan Melograna LAT, ATC

Wilson School District
secondaryschoolpats@gmail.com

Program Assessment for Safety in Sport (PASS) HERE

 

Members

Northeastern Region

John L. Moyer Jr. LAT, ATC

PATS liaison to the Sports Medicine Advisory Committee

Chris Rossi, MS, LAT, ATC -

East Stroudsburg Area School District

Tara Davis LAT, ATC

Governor Mifflin High School

 

 

Southeastern Region
Mike Horan, MS, LAT, ATC

Council Rock HS North

Katie Bartosik, MEd, ATC, LAT

NovaCare Rehabilitation/Upper Dublin HS

 

Northcentral Region

Jennifer Semle MS, ATC

Sugar Valley Regional Charter School

 

 

Southcentral Region

Amy Smearman, LAT, ATC

Hollidaysburg Area Jr./Sr. High

 

 

Northwestern Region

TBD

 

 

Southwestern Region
Mark Pohlot, LAT, ATC

Connellsville Area SD

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Chair

Devin Kielur, DAT, LAT, ATC

 

Members

Jesse Townsend, MS, LAT, ATC

Ashley Shutack, LAT, ATC

Erin Shuss

TECHNOLOGY

 

Chair

Jesse Townsend, MS, LAT, ATC

TechnologyPATS@gmail.com

Members

Amy Aggelou, PhD, LAT, ATC;
Philip J. Hensler, MS, ATC, LAT, PES, EMT-B;

Lindsey Keenan PhD, LAT, ATC;
Devin Kielur, DAT, LAT, ATC;

Ashley Shutack LAT, ATC; Jason Kopec MS, LAT, ATC

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

 

Co-Chairs

Becca Rohrer
Morgan Dumont

patsyoungpros@gmail.com

Members

Jessica Johns, Lea Richir, James Connor,
Lindsey Dry,
Kelly McNeal, Eva Frank,

Jennifer L. McNamara, MS, LAT, ATC, NREMT,

Allegheny Health Network,

Maddison Miller, MS, LAT, ATC

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