NYPTA Committees
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NYPTA Committees

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.
  • Judicial/Reference: 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.
  • Leadership: 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.
  • Minority Affairs: 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.
  • Nominating: Prepares 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.
  • Political Action: Raises funds to support our legislative agenda.
  • Practice: Monitors the practice of physical therapy in New York State, serves as a resource for related information and recommendations.
  • Program: Assists the Chapter office staff in planning and implementing the programming for the Conference.
  • Public Relations: Promotes and implements public relations activities for the NYPTA.
  • Research: Facilitates clinical research by Chapter members through resource material and grants, and coordinates research platform presentations at the Annual Conference.

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