The Northwest District is composed of Erie, Mercer, Cameron,Warren, Venango, Clarion, McKean, Forest, Jefferson, Crawford, and Elk Counties.


NORTHWEST DISTRICT MEETING: Aug. 14 | 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


  • 2018 Annual Conference in Valley Forge
  • NWD PAC Fundraiser Sept. 29th
  • PT Day of Service
  • NWD New Officers
  • 2019 Mini CSM
  • Continuing Education input
  • General membership input

We can't wait for you to join us!

NORTHWEST DISTRICT PAC Fundraiser Continuing Education Courses 
Sept. 29 at Gannon University | 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Register today to join the NWD for this PA PT PAC fundraiser. This fundraiser will consist of three continuing educations courses, a luncheon where PTs and PTAs will have the opportunity to mentor the future of our profession, and students will get to experience the NWD Resume Speed Critiquing Event and network with local clinicians about the current job market. Registration closes Sept. 24! Check below for event overview and brief course information.
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.: Registration and sign in.
9:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.: Ethics, Law, & PT: Approaching Everyday Dilemmas and Concerns - Mary Ann Wharton, PT - 2 contact hours for Ethics & Law.
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Lunch provided: Mentor the future of our profession with a Resume Critiquing Event
12:20 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.: Challenges in Geriatric Rehabilitation: Dealing with Dementia & Recognizing and Reporting Elder Abuse - Mary Ann Wharton, PT - 1 General, 1 Evaluative (2 General contact hours for PTAs)
12:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.: Musculoskeletal Evaluation and Manual Therapy Intervention for the Lower Quarter - Clarke Seyler PT, DPT, FAAOMPT, OCS, Cert. MDT - .5 Evaluative and 1.5 General contact hours (2 General contact hours for PTAs). Space limited to the first 30 registrants. This course has a lab component, and licensed clinicians will have first choice.
Members: $50
Non-members: $100
Students: $20
For any questions or food restrictions, please contact Ann Lowrey. Learn more about the event and course details here and REGISTER TODAY!
As this is a PAC fundraiser, payment may only be made with a personal account.*


Beth Gustafson
Northwest District Director
Term: 1/1/16-12/31/18

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Andrea Kessler
Northwest District
Vice Chair
Term: 1/1/16-12/31/18


Ann Lowrey
Ann Lowrey
Northwest District

Term ends 12/31/20

Northwest District
Term ends 12/31/20
Pamela Gentile
Northwest District
Term: 1/1/16-12/31/18
Erie, PA
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Committees and Liaison

Brett Szymusiak
Northwest District
Nominating Committee Chair

Donna Skelly
Northwest District
Legislative Ambassador
1402 South Hill Road
Erie, PA 16509
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Pam Reynolds
PA PT PAC Treasurer
(814) 871-7796
Tom Hudson
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Martin (Marty) Maloney

NW District

NW Central PPTA Sub District Liaison
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