• View highlights from 2018 events for APTA's Physical Therapy Political Action Committee. Contact pt-pac@apta.org with questions or to submit your own photos.

    APTA members Scott Ward, Mark Anderson, and CEO Justin Moore meet with Congressman Chris Stewart (R-UT) (second from left) in Utah. It's important to meet with your elected officials back in your state.
    Rep Chris Stewart
    APTA members Stephanie Waddell, a PT student, AzPTA president John Heick, Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick (D-AZ) and Phil Tygiel. Take advantage of your State chapter meeting to invite elected officials.
    Rep Ann Kirkpatrick
    Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) speaks to a group of APTA members at a private event hosted by APTA member Stephen Anderson. Build your relationship with your Member of Congress by hosting or attending events in your state.
    Senator Maria Cantwell 1
     
    Senator Maria Cantwell 3
    Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) with APTA members Elaine Armantrout and WA chapter president Erik Moen.
    Senator Maria Cantwell 2  
    Dominic Fraboni and Chad Hergott meet with their Congressman Tom Emmer (R-MN) in his district office. District meetings are vital to educate members of Congress on issues of importance to the physical therapy profession and the patients we serve.
    Rep Tom Emmer  
    Candidate Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH and former NFL player) visits APTA Member Trish Strazar's private practice clinic. Great opportunity to talk and update him on all issues affecting physical therapy.
    Candidate Anthony Gonzalez
    APTA member Ira Gorman and his wife meet with Candidate Joe Neguse (D-CO) at an event in Colorado. It's important to build relationships with candidates before they arrive in Congress.
    Candidate Joe Neguse  
    It's important to attend fundraisers back in the district. PT-PAC gets top billing!
    Candidate Anthony Gonzalez Invite  
    APTA members attend event for Congresswoman Betty McCollum (D-MN) in Minnesota (From left to right Kathleen Picard, Janna Neher, Paula Ludewig, Congresswoman Betty McCollum, Anne Johnson, Paul Niemuth). Did you know that attending events back in your state is less expensive than having APTA staff attend events in Washington, DC? Get involved and ask help from PT-PAC to attend a fundraising event back in your state.

     Rep Betty McCollum  

    APTA CEO Justin Moore attends event for Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS). Your PAC support enables APTA staff and members to speak with legislators inside and outside of Washington, DC.
    Senator Jerry Moran  
    APTA member Denise Buher (right) attends event for Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY). Fundraising events are an important opportunity to share our concerns about issues affecting the profession.
    Rep Elise Stefanik  
    APTA members Brock Monger and Tannus Quatre host Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) in Brock's private practice clinic in Madras, Oregon. This practice visit was an important opportunity to share with Congressman Walden how health care policy impacts rural clinics and the patients they serve.
    Rep Greg Walden  
    APTA member Sarah Stineman and APTA board member Kip Schick attend a fundraiser for Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI). Members had the opportunity to speak APTA's initiatives regarding the opioid crisis and funding for rehabilitation research.
    Rep Mark Pocan
    APTA member Tim Schell (far right) attends fundraiser for Congressman Mike Kelly (R-PA) in the district.
    Rep Mike Kelly

     

    PT-PAC at APTA National Conferences

    CSM 2018: New Orleans, Louisiana

    PT-PAC celebrating its 45th Anniversary at the House of Blues at CSM in New Orleans.
    CSM Pac Event 1 CSM PAC Event 2

     

    NEXT 2018: Orlando, Florida

    APTA members having a great time at the ICEBAR in Orlando, Florida celebrating PT-PAC's 45th Anniversary during NEXT.
    NEXT PAC Event 2   NEXT PAC Event 3
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    National Student Conclave (NSC) 2018: Providence, Rhode Island

    During National Student Conclave in Providence, RI, PT-PAC throws a great party at the Whiskey Republic. Students can get involved in PT-PAC by becoming a Student Star.
    NSC PAC Event 1 NSC PAC Event 2
  • Last Updated: 11/5/2018
    Contact: ptpac@apta.org