COMMITTEES

COMMUNITY AND YOUTH ACTIVITIES

TBA

CONVENTION

Chair

Liz Evarts, LAT, ATC
ConventionPATS@gmail.com

COMMITTEE MEMBERS  >

 

CORPORATE RELATIONS

Co-Chairs

Richard Bertie MS, LAT, ATC, PES 

Sara Miraglia, MA Ed, LAT, ATC

exdirectorPATS@gmail.com


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CONTINUING EDUCATION

Chair

Becky Mokris, D.Ed., LAT, ATC
ConEdPATS@gmail.com 

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EDUCATORS

Chair

Anne Russ PHD, LAT, ATC
EducatorsPATS@gmail.com

COMMITTEE MEMBERS  >

 

 

ETHICS

Chair

Jackie Williams, PhD, LAT, ATC
EthicsPATS@gmail.com

COMMITTEE MEMBERS  >

 

 

FREE COMMUNICATION

Chair

Aaron Hand, LAT, ATC 

freecommunicationpats@gmail.com


COMMITTEE MEMBERS  >

 

FINANCE

Chair

Nicole Cattano, PhD, LAT, ATC

PresidentElectPATS@gmail.com

 

 

GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS

Chair

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

COMMITTEE MEMBERS  >

HISTORY & ARCHIVES

Co-Chairs

Richard M. Burkholder, LAT, ATC

Edwin “Sandy“ Bush, MS, LAT, ATC

COMMITTEE MEMBERS  >

 

 

HONORS & AWARDS

Chair

John Post, MBA, LAT, ATC

HonorsandAwardsPATS@gmail.com


COMMITTEE MEMBERS  >

 

HALL OF FAME

Chair

Julie Ramsey Emrhein, M.Ed, LAT, ATC 
emrhein@calu.edu

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERS  >

 

 

INCLUSIVITY

Chair

Mercedes Himmons, MS, LAT, ATC 
inclusivitypats@gmail.com

COMMITTEE MEMBERS  >

 

 

LONG RANGE PLANNING
Chair
Nicole Cattano, PhD, LAT, ATC
PresidentElectPATS@gmail.com


COMMITTEE MEMBERS  >

 

 

MEMBER ENGAGEMENT AND VALUE

Chair

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

 

 

NOMINATIONS

Chair

Matt Frantz MEd, LAT, ATC

nominationspats@gmail.com

 

PAT-PAC

Chair

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

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​​PRACTICE ADVANCEMENT (COPA)

Chair

Kelly A Unruh  MEd, LAT, ATC®, CEAS II™, CWcHP, CMMSS, AOEAS
COPAPATS@gmail.com

COMMITTEE MEMBERS  >

PUBLIC RELATIONS

Co-Chairs

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

COMMITTEE MEMBERS  >

 

 

QUARTERLY NEWS

Chair

Jessica Kastin MS LAT ATC
quarterlynewsPATS@gmail.com

COMMITTEE MEMBERS  >

 

RESEARCH

Chair

Neil Curtis, EdD, LAT, ATC   
researchgrantpats@gmail.com

COMMITTEE MEMBERS  >

 

 

SECONDARY SCHOOLS

Chair

Kiernan Melograna LAT, ATC

Wilson School District
secondaryschoolpats@gmail.com

COMMITTEE MEMBERS  >

 

TECHNOLOGY

Chair

Jesse Townsend, MS, LAT, ATC

TechnologyPATS@gmail.com

COMMITTEE MEMBERS  >

 

COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY

Chair

M. Scott Zema, M.Ed, LAT, ATC

CollegePATS@gmail.com

COMMITTEE MEMBERS  >

 

 

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

Co-Chairs

Joanna Entz, MS, LAT, ATC

Donnie Russel, MS, LAT, ATC

patsyoungpros@gmail.com

 

 

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

CONVENTION

Chair - Liz Evarts, LAT, ATC 

ConventionPATS@gmail.com

 

Members

Program: Adam Richmond, Scott Heinerichs

​Site Coordinator: Matt Pyle

​Exhibitor Coordinator: Meredith Boucher exhibitorPATS@gmail.com

​Registration: Jess Baum patsreg@gmail.com

Audio Visual: Josh Berg

​Social: Kayla Rang

 

 

CORPORATE RELATIONS

Co-Chairs

Richard Bertie MS, LAT, ATC, PES

Sara Miraglia, MA Ed, LAT, ATC

exdirectorPATS@gmail.com

 

Members

PATS Exhibit Coordinator: Meredith Boucher ExhibitorPATS@gmail.com

 

Danielle Belfanti, LAT, ATC; ​Jeffrey Haft, MS, LAT, ATC; Kyle P. Harris, MS, LAT, ATC; Gretchen LeVan; Lynnette Musser, LAT, ATC; Kimberly Windstein MS, LAT, ATC, PES

​Student Member: Eric Reeves

 

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Chair - Becky Mokris, D.Ed., LAT, ATC

ConEdPATS@gmail.com 

 

Members

Tom Franek; Joanna Baltz; Steve Streator; Jeremy Simington; Amy Barrall

 

CEU Replacement Form

CE Policy and Procedures Manual

 

 

 

EDUCATORS

Chair - Anne Russ PHD, LAT, ATC

EducatorsPATS@gmail.com

Members

Tom Franek - Alvernia University; Scott Jones - Immaculata University; Mary Murray - University of Pittsburgh; Jim Racchini - Indiana University of PA; Jeremy Simington - Kings College

Athletic Training Education Resources

 

 

ETHICS

Chair - Jackie Williams, PhD, LAT, ATC

EthicsPATS@gmail.com

 

​Members

Cheryl M. Ferris, PhD, LAT, ATC; Kevin Kotsko MEd, LAT, ATC; Angela Meeder, LAT, ATC; Jose’ Rivera, MS, Ed, LAT, ATC; Rick Partsch, MS, LAT, ATC

 

PATS Code of Ethics

 

 

FREE COMMUNICATION

​Chair - Aaron Hand  

King’s College

freecommunicationpats@gmail.com

               

Members

Timothy Kulpa- King's College; Jamie Mansell- Temple University; Jacqueline Phillips- Temple University; Emily Duckett- West Chester University

 

 

GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS

Chair - Tanya Miller, MS, LAT, ATC  READ BIO

governmentalaffairs@gopats.org

               

Members

Sandy Bush, LAT, ATC; Gary Hanna, LAT, ATC; Joe Iezzi, LAT, ATC; Jim McNeil. LAT, ATC; Lindsey Keenan, PhD, LAT, ATC; Heather Saxton, LAT, ATC; Chris Seldomridge, LAT, ATC; Jeremy Verrillo, LAT, ATC; Kelsey Voigt, LAT, ATC

 

 

HISTORY & ARCHIVES

Co- Chairs

Richard M. Burkholder, LAT, ATC

Edwin “Sandy“ Bush, MS, LAT, ATC

Members

​Jeremy Kauffman, MS, LAT, ATC; Mark Keppler LAT, ATC; Wes Malicone LAT, ATC

             

 

 

HONORS & AWARDS

Chair - John Post, MBA, LAT, ATC

HonorsandAwardsPATS@gmail.com

 

Members

Richard Burkholder, Cecilia Yost, Danielle Lodanosky, Jim Thornton

 

HALL OF FAME

Chair - Julie Ramsey Emrhein LAT, ATC

 

Members

Richard M. Burkholder, LAT, ATC; Sandy Bush, MS, LAT, ATC; Gary Hanna, MS, LAT, ATC, BOD Liaison; Kiernan E. Melograna, LAT, ATC; Jeff Shields  M.Ed, LAT, ATC; Jim Thornton, Paula Sammarone Turocy Ed. D, LAT, ATC      

 

INCLUSIVITY

Chair - Mercedes Himmons, MS, LAT, ATC

inclusivityPATS@gopats.org

               

Members

Bonnie Siple - Chair for LGBTQ+ sub-committee; Jeremy Simington; Sarah Coelho; Heidi Peters; Kelly Dexheimer; Shelby Claybaker; Victoria Liebl

 

LONG RANGE PLANNING

Chair - Nicole Cattano, PhD, LAT, ATC

presidentelect@gopats.org

               

Members

Larry Cooper; Joe Iezzi; Greg Janik; Linda Platt-Meyer; Paula Turocy; Tom West

 

 

PAT-PAC

Chair - Dave Marchetti, MS, LAT, ATC, CSCS

Treasurer - Aaron Hand, MS, LAT, ATC

paathletictrainerspac@gmail.com

             

Donate Now        PAT-PAC Page

PRACTICE ADVANCEMENT (COPA)

Chair - Kelly A Unruh  MEd, LAT, ATC®, CEAS II™, CWcHP, CMMSS, AOEAS

COPAPATS@gmail.com

 

Members

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

 

 

PUBLIC RELATIONS

Co Chairs

Branden Green, MS, LAT, ATC

Emily Duckett, MS, LAT, ATC

PublicRelationsPATS@gmail.com

Members

Jessica Johns, MEd, LAT, ATC;  Jeff Shields, Med, LAT,ATC, CEAS; Kyle Shireman, LAT, ATC; Rick Guinan, LAT, ATC; Colleen Shotwell, PhD, LAT, ATC;  Ryanne Ziobro M.Ed, LAT, ATC; Robert Burton, LAT, ATC; Brendan Moriarty, LAT, ATC

 

 

 

QUARTERLY NEWS

Chair - Jessica Kastin MS LAT ATC

quarterlynewsPATS@gmail.com

               

Members

Suzanne Bologa, MS, LAT, ATC; Jeff Haft, MS, LAT, ATC; Mercedes Himmons; Andrea Shene, Steve Samolovitch

 

 

 

RESEARCH

Chair - Neil Curtis, EdD, LAT, ATC

researchgrantpats@gmail.com

               

Members

Alison Gardiner Shires, PhD, ATC; Thomas G. Porrazzo. PhD, ATC; Ryan Tierney, PhD, ATC

 

 

 

SECONDARY SCHOOL

Chair - Kiernan Melograna LAT, ATC Wilson School District

secondaryschoolpats@gmail.com

 

Program Assessment for Safety in Sport (PASS) HERE

             

Members

Northeastern Region

Maureen Burke, MS, LAT, ATC - Coordinated Health/Dunmore High School

Audrey Dickman, M. Ed., LAT, ATC - Exeter Township School District

John Moyer, LAT, ATC - Wilson School District

Chris Rossi, MS, LAT, ATC - East Stroudsburg Area School District

Matthew Shelton, LAT, ATC - Stroudsburg Area School District

 

Southeastern Region

Mike Horan, MS, LAT, ATC - Council Rock High School North

 

Northcentral Region

Mike Zalno, MS, LAT, ATC, CES, ITAT - ProCare/Moshannon Valley School District

 

Southcentral Region

Keith Varney, M. Ed., LAT, ATC - Lebanon School District

Sandy Zettlemoyer, DAT, LAT, ATC, CES - Mechanicsburg Area School District

Ann Seaton, LAT, ATC –CPRS/Lancaster Mennonite School District

 

Northwestern Region

Ronald Demchak, MS, LAT, ATC, CES

 

Southwestern Region

Bob Freund, LAT, ATC - Woodland Hills School District

Michelle Pcsolyar, MS, LAT, ATC

Mark Pohlot, LAT, ATC - Connellsville Area SD

 

 

TECHNOLOGY

Chair - Jesse Townsend, MS, LAT, ATC  READ BIO

TechnologyPATS@gmail.com

 

Members

Amy Aggelou, PhD, LAT, ATC; Henry Fijalkowski, MS, LAT, ATC; Philip J. Hensler, MS, ATC, LAT, PES, EMT-B; Lindsey Keenan PhD, LAT, ATC; Devin Kielur, DAT, LAT, ATC; Adam D. Richmond, MS, ATC, PES, FMS; Ashley Shutack LAT, ATC; Sam Silverstine; MS, LAT, ATC, PES

 

COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY

Chair - M. Scott Zema, M.Ed, LAT, ATC

CollegePATS@gmail.com

               

Members

Pam Chald, LAT, ATC; Kathryn Courtney MS, LAT, ATC, CSCS; Gary Hanna, MS, LAT, ATC


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VISION STATEMENT

The Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers' Society is a progressive  organization of health care professionals who work under the direction of a licensed physician. Licensed Athletic Trainers working in the Commonwealth protect and enhance the health and welfare of our clients through prevention, recognition, management, and rehabilitation of injuries. Further, the society's vision is to continue to promote our profession and to serve the needs of the membership.

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