• If you have any questions or comments about PT-PAC, contact APTA's staff experts. You can reach any of the staff below by phone at 800/999-2782, ext. 8533.

    Congressional Affairs


    Michael Matlack
    Director, Congressional Affairs
    Michael Matlack is the Director of Congressional Affairs in the Government Affairs department of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). He oversees APTA's lobbying team, PAC, and grassroots departments. He was employed by APTA on April, 1999. Prior to joining APTA, he was employed by the National Society of Professional Engineers as their Manager of Congressional Relations for two and half years. There he was in charge of their political action committee, grassroots programs, and lobbying on education and research issues. He also worked at Pearson & Pipkin, Inc, a small consulting firm, the Republican National Committee and interned for former Congressman Richard Pombo (R-CA). Michael is responsible for all political action at the federal level including APTA’s political action committee, and PT-PAC. In the 2015-2016 election cycle PT-PAC raised more than $1.6 million. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from North Carolina State University in 1993. Michael has been married to his wife Cynthia for 21 years and has two children named, Summer and Kayla.

  • Last Updated: 11/28/2018
    Contact: ptpac@apta.org