Elections take place online annually. Please consider nominating yourself or a colleague by e-mailing info@aptadc.org.


The following positions will be open for the 2022 election year. Please take this opportunity to nominate yourself, if you are interested in serving, or other members who would make good candidates for these positions. Please submit all nominations to info@aptadc.org. Please include the name(s) of your nominee(s), the position(s) for which they are nominated, and the name of the nominator. If you have any questions, please contact an APTA DC Nominating Committee Member below or the APTA DC Executive Director at info@aptadc.org. Nominating Committee Members


President-Elect (1 Position) – This position is stated as President Elect and will serve one year as President-Elect, followed by two years as President. If the elected member is already in the position of President and wanting to serve a second term, they will serve as President for a three-year term, foregoing a year as President-Elect. Duties of the President:
  1. Serve as official spokesman for the Chapter, with the exception of the Chapter delegation.
  2. Preside at all meetings of the Board of Directors.
  3. Call the scheduled Board meetings and any special Board meeting at the request of the majority of the Board.
  4. Assume leadership of the Chapter activities and make every effort to develop the Chapter in accordance with policies of the Association.
  5. Serve as a delegate to the House of Delegates of the Association.
  6. Submit an annual written report to the Chapter.
  7. Serve as an ex-officio member of the Finance Committee but does not vote.
Nominating Committee (3 Positions) – One Year Term Duties of the Nominating Committee:
  1. Solicits Chapter recommendations for candidates for APTA DC elected positions, task forces and committees.
  2. Prepares a slate of candidates for elected positions.
Membership Committee (2 Positions) – One Year Term Duties of the Membership Committee:
  1. Educates members and potential members on the benefits of APTA membership.
  2. Engages members through social and networking events for PTs, PTAs, and students.
  3. Develops events and activities to recruit new members and illustrates the benefits of belonging to APTA.
  4. Develops events and activities to recognize members for Chapter and professional accomplishments.

The Following Committees are Appointed by the Board and/or President. If you are interested in joining a committee you can nominate yourself for appointment by emailing info@aptadc.org.
  • Community Engagement Committee (supporting members)
  • Education Committee (Chair and supporting members)
  • Federal Affairs Liaison
  • Finance Committee (supporting members)
  • Government Affairs (Chair and supporting members)
  • Education Committee (Chair and supporting members)
  • Reimbursement Committee (Chair and supporting members)
  • Practice Committee (supporting members)

2022 APTA DC Slate of Candidates

Jaisie Stevens, PT, DPT

Gillian Laurence, PT, DPT

Nominating Committee
Michael Ashton, PT, DPT, ATC
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Membership Committee
Titilayo Akinmusuru , PT, DPT

Kelly Clark, PT, DPT
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy

Chris Dohrmann, PT, DPT
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy