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Chapter Staff


Executive Director

Kelly Garceau

Kelly Garceau

Kelly Garceau currently serves as the Executive Director for the New York Physical Therapy Association. Prior to being promoted to this position, she served as the Assistant Director. She started working for the NYPTA in October of 2008 as the Reimbursement Director on a per diem basis. In November, 2009, Kelly joined the staff of the New York Chapter full time. She is an advocate for physical therapists in New York -- addressing issues of reimbursement, legislation and increasing awareness of physical therapy and the challenges PTs face in the areas of payment, insurance company policies, state regulations and access for patients to physical therapy, as well as overseeing all aspects of the Chapter’s day-to-day operations.

Kelly began her career in the health benefits arena with the CSEA Employee Benefit Fund. She is an accomplished health benefits manager/administrator with a track record of more than 12 years building and maintaining internal/external relationships to secure milestone achievements in the benefits arena.

Kelly is the staff Liaison to Advisory Panel on Legislation, Advisory Payment Panel, Executive Committee and Board of Directors.


Carla Rosenbaum, CMP

Carla Rosenbaum joined the New York Physical Therapy Association as Meeting Planner in April 2013. Her duties comprise coordinating chapter events, including Conferences, Delegate Assembly, Executive Committee and Board Meetings, as well as any additional NYPTA sponsored events. Carla also manages the Social Media for the NYPTA, keeping our Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and LinkedIn pages updated with important, relevant (and sometimes funny!), information for our followers to access.


Prior to joining the NYPTA, Carla worked at an Association Management firm in Albany. Carla has a bachelor’s degree in communications from the State University of New York at Geneseo. In 2016 Carla obtained the Certified Meeting Professional designation, a globally recognized credential in the meetings industry.

Carla is the staff liaison to the Program, Public Relations and Membership Committees.


Kate Teidman

Kate Teidman

Kate Teidman joined the NYPTA team in April of 2014 as an administrative assistant. She has worked in administrative departments for over 3 years and her duties included customer service, sales, and accounting. 

Ms. Teidman enjoyed the opportunities she was given to work in different areas and is thankful that those skills helped her obtain the position at NYPTA. Kate takes pride in her work and is always organized and detail oriented. 

Kate is the staff Liaison to the Awards Committee and the Leadership Committee.  She is also responsible for the distribution of the contact hour certificates.


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