Many actions of the Board of Directors and Delegate Assembly are based upon the vital work of the following
Committees in the areas noted:
Advisory Panel on Legislation:
Monitors all legislative activities that affect the practice of
physical therapy in New York State, serves as a resource for related
information and recommendations, and conducts the NYPTA Lobby Day.
Archivist: Historian for the Chapter who highlights the proud heritage of this organization. Awards: Recognizes individuals who have served the Chapter and the profession of physical therapy.
Ethics: Participates in investigations of all complaint of violations of the Code of Ethics.
Finance: Prepares the Chapter budget and advises the BOD on matters pertaining to the Chapter’s financial program.
As the Judicial Committee, it periodically reviews Chapter and District
bylaws and provides counsel and advice to presenters of resolutions and
motions at meetings of BOD to insure proper form and wording. As the
Reference Committee, it provides counsel to the Speaker of the Assembly
to order the business of the Delegate Assembly and provides counsel and
advice to presenters of resolutions and motions at meetings of the
Delegate Assembly to ensure proper form and wording.
Encourages new and continued leadership on the District and Chapter
levels of the NYPTA and conducts Leadership Development Workshops.
Membership: Evaluates benefits and services that will best fit the needs of NYPTA members.
Assists public relations efforts to help recruit minority students into
physical therapist and physical therapist assistant roles and minority
membership and leadership in the NYPTA.
a slate of candidates for vacancies in Chapter Officer and Nominating
Committee positions and for the Representative Body of the National
Assembly, and conducts elections at the Delegate Assembly.
Advisory Payment Panel : Monitors insurance issues affecting the practice of physical therapy in New York State and serves as a resource for related information and recommendations. Physical Therapist Assistant: Fosters communication, education and development among physical therapist assistants.
The New York Physical Therapy Association (NYPTA) is a non-profit professional organization composed of approximately 5,000 licensed physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs) and PT/PTA students. The NYPTA is dedicated to serving the public's health interests, improving the standard of health for people of all ages, and advancing the interests of physical therapists in the State of New York.