PPTA 2019 Call for Nominations

The PPTA Nominating Committee announces that elections will be held this fall for terms that begin in January 2020 and run through December 2023. Nominations are now open for several open positions. New this year: Fall elections will now include nominations for Chapter, District and SIG Elections.

Nominate yourself or a fellow Pennsylvania PT professional by Sept. 27, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. Learn about the open positions for the PPTA's 2020 elections below.

Chapter Secretary | Chapter Nominating Committee member | SCD Chair | SCD Secretary | WCD Chair | WCD Secretary | NCD Vice ChairNWD Vice ChairSWD Vice Chair | NED TreasurerSED Treasurer | Nominating Committee Members (All Districts) | Acute Care SIG Chair | Geriatric SIG Chair | Pediatric SIG Vice Chair | Neurology SIG Vice Chair | Physical Therapist Assistant Secretary | Private Practice SIG Secretary | Private Practice Vice Chair


Chapter Secretary

Term: 3 years 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Serve as a member of the Chapter Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Participate in any discussions to review agenda items prior to Board meetings. Each motion to come before the Board of Directors must contain in the support statement a reference to its pertinent Chapter goal(s) and objective(s).
  2. Carry out any duties specified and/or requested by the Chapter Board of Directors and/or the President. This may include serving as a member of Chapter ad hoc committees or task forces.
  3. Approve and catalogue the minutes of the proceedings of meetings of the Executive Committee, Chapter Board of Directors, and Chapter Annual Meeting and ensure the distribution to the Board and Membership. In the absence of the Executive Director, designate another member of the Chapter Office to take the minutes of these meetings.
  4. Summarize the pertinent business conducted at meetings of the Chapter Board of Directors for publication in the Chapter newsletter. (“Board Briefs”)
  5. Communicate with the Executive Director regarding all Chapter minutes and publications.
  6. Submit an annual budget for his/her office by the Fall meeting as part of the Chapter’s budgeting process and in the format required by the Treasurer.
  7. Prior to the end of the term of office, review and revise this section of the PPTA Policy and Procedure Manual as indicated. All such changes are subject to the approval of the Chapter Board of Directors.
  8. Endeavor to keep all motions before the Board of Directors so that timely action can be taken. All motions require reference to the applicable Chapter goal(s) and objective(s).
  9. In conjunction with the Vice-President and the Executive Director, review the PPTA Policy and Procedure Manual after each Board of Directors meeting.
  10. Make a report in writing at each meeting of the Board of Directors and at the Annual Meeting of the Chapter.
  11. Serve as liaison to the Chapter Special Interest Groups. Review charges to each SIG with the appropriate SIG Chair.
  12. Serve as liaison to the Membership Committee. Review charges to the committee with the Membership chair after each BOD meeting.
  13. Orient the successor to the contents of the Secretary’s files and to the duties of the office. Provide successor with all Secretary records and the PPTA Policy and Procedure Manual.
  14. Coordinate efforts of those interested in forming Chapter Special Interest Groups.
  15. Respond to any and all charges from the Board of Directors.
  16. Serve as the liaison to members who are serving as liaisons to outside organizations such as the Geriatric and Pediatric sections of the APTA, PA Association of Nutrition and Activity, and the Department of Aging.
  17. Annually review Secretary Section of the PPTA Policy and Procedure Manual (by June 30 of every year).

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Chapter Nominating Committee Member

Term: 3 years

Reports to: Nominating Committee Chair

Purpose of Committee:

  1. This Committee shall prepare a slate of at least two (2) nominees, if possible, for each office from those who consent to serve. The final slate shall be presented to the Secretary fifteen (15) days after the annual meeting of the Chapter.
  2. Assist members in the nomination of members for APTA awards and honorary membership.
  3. Prepare a slate of candidates in July of the appropriate year for the PTA Caucus Representative to the representative body of the National Assembly of Physical Therapist Assistants. All affiliate and life affiliate members are eligible to vote, which will be conducted by an anonymous electronic ballot and/or as requested by paper ballot.
  4. Assist the Awards Committee in soliciting and submitting names for nomination for all PPTA awards.
  5. Assist the Secretary and Chief Delegate in preparing a list of potential and actual candidates for elected and appointed APTA and PPTA offices.

Duties & Responsibilities of the Committee:

  1. Prepare a slate of candidates composed of two (2) or more names, if possible, for each office from a list of eligible members of the Chapter.
    1. By January 1 of the election year, the Nominating Chairman will initiate the election process by contacting the District Nominating Chairs, in writing, requesting individuals for consideration.
    2. By February 1, an announcement shall be made concerning the upcoming election and a call will be made for nominees. These suggested names will be forwarded to the Nominating Chair by February 28.
    3. By March 1, the Nominating Committee shall have its initial meeting/conference call.
    4. The Nominating Committee will have its final meeting/conference call by May 15 and will have a tentative slate by that date.
    5. Notify all candidates of their nomination and shall provide biographical data forms and consent-to-serve forms to all candidates on the tentative slate by June 1.
    6. Submit biographical data, a photograph, and candidates’ answers to the Nominating Committee’s questions to the Executive Director for publication in the Fall Newsletter by the Fall Newsletter deadline.
    7. Publish and distribute the document “PPTA BoD Policy on APTA House of Delegate responsibilities” to all committee members when the announcement of the call for nominations is initiated to serve as District delegates. Those consenting to serve will also receive an additional copy.
    8. Each candidate will be asked to answer a maximum of 2 questions which (1) concern the office for election and (2) concern issues affecting the profession of physical therapy. The candidate will also be given the opportunity to make an open statement to the membership. Each answer to a question and their open statement will be limited to 200 words each for a total of 600 words maximum.
    9. The Nominating Committee shall present the prepared slate of officers during the Chapter Annual Meeting and shall accept nominations from the floor.
    10. Elections involving the entire membership will proceed via electronic anonymous ballot upon close of the call for nominations after the Chapter Annual Meeting. Return envelopes and ballot envelopes will be supplied to those Members as needed upon request and addressed to be returned to the PPTA office. The ballot envelope will identify as to active versus affiliate members. The candidates’ answers to questions and their open statement will be copied from the Fall Newsletter and included with the ballots.
    11. The Executive Director will collect the return envelopes and maintain a count. Two PPTA members will oversee the opening of all of the return envelopes and the sorting of the ballots as to active and affiliate ballots.
    12. After they are all sorted then the ballot envelopes will be opened to count the votes and a final tally will include the number of votes for each candidate, write-in votes, and invalid votes for both active and affiliate votes.
    13. The Executive Director will notify the President and Nominating Committee of the election results. The Nominating Chair will notify the candidates in writing of the election results. The membership will be notified of Chapter election results via the PPTA website and in the Winter Newsletter.
  2. Assist members in the nomination of members for APTA awards and honorary membership.
  3. Prepare a slate of candidates annually for the affiliate or life affiliate representative to the representative body of the National Assembly of Physical Therapist Assistants. All affiliate and life affiliate members are eligible to vote, which will be conducted by a mail ballot. 
  4. Assist the Awards Committee in soliciting and submitting names for nomination for all PPTA awards.
  5. Assist the Secretary and Chief Delegate in preparing a list of potential and actual candidates for elected and appointed APTA offices.

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SCD Chair

Term: 3 years

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Serve as a member of the Chapter Board of Directors as the official representative of the district or appoint a representative in his/her absence according to district bylaws.
  2. Serve as advisor to the Chapter’s officers and members.Serve as liaison among the APTA, the Chapter and the component districts. This includes the communication of information from the district to the Chapter, from the Chapter to the districts and from the APTA to the districts throughout the year.
  3. Make a report in writing at each meeting of the Board of Directors and at the Annual Meeting of the Chapter.
  4. Maintain regular communication with the Chapter President.
  5. Orient successor the duties of the District Director. Provide all district files, records and the PPTA Policy and Procedure Manual to successor.
  6. Provide a list of all scheduled district meetings to the Chapter Office.
  7. Ensure submission of the minutes of district meetings to the Chapter Office within 60 days after the meeting.
  8. Forward complaints of Physical Therapy Practice Act violations to the Chapter Office.
  9. Educate district members regarding the purposes of the PPTA Advocacy Fund and the PAPTPAC while simultaneously promoting membership participation.
  10. Organize and advertise at the district level (1) PAC fundraiser and (1) Advocacy Fund fundraiser per year. Submit all contributions to the Chapter Office.
  11. Assure district representation at the APTA House of Delegates by holding elections annually for district delegates. Use the Chapter Office to conduct all Delegate elections.
  12. Serve as the Chair of the District Executive Committee.Submit for Board approval the names of district members for appointment to Chapter committees.
  13. Submit two (2) Chapter newsletter articles annually.
  14. Respond to any and all charges from the Board of Directors.
  15. Ensure that all District committee vacancies are filled within 60 days of their vacancy.
  16. Use the Chapter Office to conduct all Delegate elections.
  17. Work in concert with the District Membership Committee Chairs to ensure focus on the need for membership recruitment and retention.
  18. Ensure that all district continuing education is offered in accordance with PPTA policies and procedures.
  19. Approve and submit the district annual budget to the PPTA Treasurer by July 1 annually.

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SCD Secretary

Term: 3 years

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Secretary shall:

  1. Take and submit to the CHAPTER office the minutes and/or meeting summary of all DISTRICT meetings;
  2. Carry on the official correspondence of the DISTRICT;
  3. Notify members and CHAPTER of DISTRICT meetings and events. Meeting notices shall include the date, time and location of each meeting;
  4. Keep an accurate record of meeting and educational program attendance. This may be in the form of a sign in/out sheet or other documented evidence needed;
  5. Ensure a smooth knowledge transition to the next elected Secretary

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WCD Chair

Term: 3 years

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Serve as a member of the Chapter Board of Directors as the official representative of the district or appoint a representative in his/her absence according to district bylaws.
  2. Serve as advisor to the Chapter’s officers and members.Serve as liaison among the APTA, the Chapter and the component districts. This includes the communication of information from the district to the Chapter, from the Chapter to the districts and from the APTA to the districts throughout the year.
  3. Make a report in writing at each meeting of the Board of Directors and at the Annual Meeting of the Chapter.
  4. Maintain regular communication with the Chapter President.
  5. Orient successor the duties of the District Director. Provide all district files, records and the PPTA Policy and Procedure Manual to successor.
  6. Provide a list of all scheduled district meetings to the Chapter Office.
  7. Ensure submission of the minutes of district meetings to the Chapter Office within 60 days after the meeting.
  8. Forward complaints of Physical Therapy Practice Act violations to the Chapter Office.
  9. Educate district members regarding the purposes of the PPTA Advocacy Fund and the PAPTPAC while simultaneously promoting membership participation.
  10. Organize and advertise at the district level (1) PAC fundraiser and (1) Advocacy Fund fundraiser per year. Submit all contributions to the Chapter Office.
  11. Assure district representation at the APTA House of Delegates by holding elections annually for district delegates. Use the Chapter Office to conduct all Delegate elections.
  12. Serve as the Chair of the District Executive Committee.Submit for Board approval the names of district members for appointment to Chapter committees.
  13. Submit two (2) Chapter newsletter articles annually.
  14. Respond to any and all charges from the Board of Directors.
  15. Ensure that all District committee vacancies are filled within 60 days of their vacancy.
  16. Use the Chapter Office to conduct all Delegate elections.
  17. Work in concert with the District Membership Committee Chairs to ensure focus on the need for membership recruitment and retention.
  18. Ensure that all district continuing education is offered in accordance with PPTA policies and procedures.
  19. Approve and submit the district annual budget to the PPTA Treasurer by July 1 annually.

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WCD Secretary

Term: 3 years

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Secretary shall:

  1. Take and submit to the CHAPTER office the minutes and/or meeting summary of all DISTRICT meetings;
  2. Carry on the official correspondence of the DISTRICT;
  3. Notify members and CHAPTER of DISTRICT meetings and events. Meeting notices shall include the date, time and location of each meeting;
  4. Keep an accurate record of meeting and educational program attendance. This may be in the form of a sign in/out sheet or other documented evidence needed;
  5. Ensure a smooth knowledge transition to the next elected Secretary

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NCD Vice Chair

Term: 3 years

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Vice Chair shall:

  1. Assume the duties of the Chair if he/she is unable to fulfill his/her duties.
  2. Maintain the DISTRICT Rules of Order so that they are in compliance with the CHAPTER bylaws.
  3. Coordinate the location of DISTRICT meetings and communicate DISTRICT meeting details to the CHAPTER office.
  4. Ensure a smooth knowledge transition to the next elected Vice Chair.

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NWD Vice Chair

Term: 3 years

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Vice Chair shall:

  1. Assume the duties of the Chair if he/she is unable to fulfill his/her duties.
  2. Maintain the DISTRICT Rules of Order so that they are in compliance with the CHAPTER bylaws.
  3. Coordinate the location of DISTRICT meetings and communicate DISTRICT meeting details to the CHAPTER office.
  4. Ensure a smooth knowledge transition to the next elected Vice Chair.

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SWD Vice Chair

Term: 3 years

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Vice Chair shall:

  1. Assume the duties of the Chair if he/she is unable to fulfill his/her duties.
  2. Maintain the DISTRICT Rules of Order so that they are in compliance with the CHAPTER bylaws.
  3. Coordinate the location of DISTRICT meetings and communicate DISTRICT meeting details to the CHAPTER office.
  4. Ensure a smooth knowledge transition to the next elected Vice Chair.

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NED Treasurer

Term: 3 years

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Treasurer shall:

  1. Ensure that the DISTRICT records are kept and retained in accordance with CHAPTER policies.
  2. Prepare and submit an annual budget in accordance with CHAPTER policies.
  3. Approve DISTRICT expenses consistent with the DISTRICT budget.
  4. Ensure a smooth knowledge transition to the next elected Treasurer.

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SED Treasurer

Term: 3 years

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Treasurer shall:

  1. Ensure that the DISTRICT records are kept and retained in accordance with CHAPTER policies.
  2. Prepare and submit an annual budget in accordance with CHAPTER policies.
  3. Approve DISTRICT expenses consistent with the DISTRICT budget.
  4. Ensure a smooth knowledge transition to the next elected Treasurer.

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Nominating Committee Members (All Districts)

Term: 2 years

One member shall be elected each year for a two-year term and may be elected to one additional two-year term.  The senior member shall chair the committee. The newly elected member shall take office on January 1 following his/her election.

The Nominating Committee shall, in addition to the duties outlined in the CHAPTER bylaws, policies and procedures:

  1. Prepare a list of nominees for each DISTRICT office from those consenting to serve, attempting to secure at least two candidates for each open position.
  2. Promote ASSOCIATION, CHAPTER and DISTRICT leadership opportunities and professional development activities to the DISTRICT. 
  3. Communicate with the CHAPTER Nominating Committee on a regular basis

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Acute Care SIG Chair

Term: 3 years

Qualifications of the officers: only SIG active members in good standing shall be eligible to serve as SIG officers.

Duties and responsibilities of the SIG:

  1. Operate under bylaws which have been approved by the Board of Directors.
  2. Be considered a Chapter component and entitled to all the rights thereof.
  3. Be considered a Chapter component and held accountable for all the responsibilities thereof.
  4. Not compel its members to belong to an APTA Section of like nature or similar interest.

Duties & Responsibilities of the Chair:

  1. Coordinate the efforts of the SIG.
  2. Present for each Board of Directors meeting a written report of current activity, indicating any motions which are to come before the Board and the goal/objectives to which they relate.
  3. Annually (by June 30), review and revise the job description of the SIG Chair for the Policy and Procedure Manual; annually review and revise the Chapter policies related to the SIG and forward any requested revisions to the Chapter Secretary.
  4. Submit two newsletter articles annually.
  5. Notify the Chapter Executive Director of any SIG award recipients prior to Annual Conference.
  6. Coordinate with the Executive Director the purchase of awards.
  7. Present the awards to recipients at the Annual Awards Banquet.
  8. Maintain a listing of all award recipients.
  9. Respond to any and all charges from the Board of Directors.
  10. Orient a successor to the Chair’s position and pass on to him/her all committee files.
  11. Execute all current charges to the Committee from the Practice and Research Committee and Board of Directors.
  12. Attend the Board of Directors meetings annually in the Fall as a non-voting member. SIG Chairs are welcome to attend other regular Board meetings at their own expense.
  13. Arrange and conduct SIG business and educational meetings, including at least one meeting in conjunction with Annual Conference.
  14. Communicate quarterly with the Chapter Secretary.
  15. Appoint a liaison to the Conference Planning Committee to provide input on potential speakers and topics for Annual Conference by April of the year preceding the conference.
  16. Provide SIG meeting information to the Executive Director and the Chapter Secretary by August preceding the Annual Conference.
  17. Submit SIG goals and objectives to the Board of Directors and the Secretary for the coming year at least one month prior to the Spring Board meeting.
  18. Identify liaisons to the PPTA Payment Specialist and the PPAC to assist with issues as needed.

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Geriatric SIG Chair

Term: 3 years

Qualifications of the officers: only SIG active members in good standing shall be eligible to serve as SIG officers.

Duties and responsibilities of the SIG:

  1. Operate under bylaws which have been approved by the Board of Directors.
  2. Be considered a Chapter component and entitled to all the rights thereof.
  3. Be considered a Chapter component and held accountable for all the responsibilities thereof.
  4. Not compel its members to belong to an APTA Section of like nature or similar interest.

Duties & Responsibilities of the Chair:

  1. Coordinate the efforts of the SIG.
  2. Present for each Board of Directors meeting a written report of current activity, indicating any motions which are to come before the Board and the goal/objectives to which they relate.
  3. Annually (by June 30), review and revise the job description of the SIG Chair for the Policy and Procedure Manual; annually review and revise the Chapter policies related to the SIG and forward any requested revisions to the Chapter Secretary.
  4. Submit two newsletter articles annually.
  5. Notify the Chapter Executive Director of any SIG award recipients prior to Annual Conference.
  6. Coordinate with the Executive Director the purchase of awards.
  7. Present the awards to recipients at the Annual Awards Banquet.
  8. Maintain a listing of all award recipients.
  9. Respond to any and all charges from the Board of Directors.
  10. Orient a successor to the Chair’s position and pass on to him/her all committee files.
  11. Execute all current charges to the Committee from the Practice and Research Committee and Board of Directors.
  12. Attend the Board of Directors meetings annually in the Fall as a non-voting member. SIG Chairs are welcome to attend other regular Board meetings at their own expense.
  13. Arrange and conduct SIG business and educational meetings, including at least one meeting in conjunction with Annual Conference.
  14. Communicate quarterly with the Chapter Secretary.
  15. Appoint a liaison to the Conference Planning Committee to provide input on potential speakers and topics for Annual Conference by April of the year preceding the conference.
  16. Provide SIG meeting information to the Executive Director and the Chapter Secretary by August preceding the Annual Conference.
  17. Submit SIG goals and objectives to the Board of Directors and the Secretary for the coming year at least one month prior to the Spring Board meeting.
  18. Identify liaisons to the PPTA Payment Specialist and the PPAC to assist with issues as needed.

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Pediatric SIG Vice Chair

Term: 3 years

Qualifications of the officers: only SIG active members in good standing shall be eligible to serve as SIG officers.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Call and preside at the meetings of the SIG.
    1. Conduct business between annual and special membership meetings. 
  2. Recommend to the membership of the SIG appointment and creation of special and advisory committees. 
  3. Submit a written report for the Board meetings – quarterly or as requested by the Board of Directors of the PPTA. 
  4. Represent the SIG at the PPTA Board of Directors meetings as directed by the Board. (Adopted 9/2017 Revised 3/2019 23)
  5. Shall be responsible for planning and conducting all educational programs in conjunction with the Conference and Continuing Education Committee of the Chapter. 
  6. Maintain a record of membership of the section in conjunction with the Chapter office staff. 
  7. Maintain and record all official actions and decisions of the SIG. 
  8. Serve as a historian of the SIG. 
  9. Receive and dispense SIG monies as prescribed by the Chapter Bylaws. 
  10. Develop with the assistance of the Chapter Treasurer an annual budget. 
  11. Include a financial report to the Chapter Treasurer upon request. 
  12. Carry out the mandates and policies of the SIG as determined by the SIG members. 
  13. Have power to authorize vote by either mail or electronic means of the membership as prescribed in the Chapter bylaws. 
    1. Contact the PPTA Nominating Committee Chair one year prior to anticipated election of new officers. a. Utilize Chapter Nominating Committee members in the nomination process and the preparation of the slate of candidates for office. 
    2. After notification from the chapter office of newly elected officers, contact web master to post election results on web page.

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Neurology SIG Vice Chair

Term: 3 years

Qualifications of the officers: only SIG active members in good standing shall be eligible to serve as SIG officers.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Call and preside at the meetings of the SIG.
    1. Conduct business between annual and special membership meetings. 
  2. Recommend to the membership of the SIG appointment and creation of special and advisory committees. 
  3. Submit a written report for the Board meetings – quarterly or as requested by the Board of Directors of the PPTA. 
  4. Represent the SIG at the PPTA Board of Directors meetings as directed by the Board. (Adopted 9/2017 Revised 3/2019 23)
  5. Shall be responsible for planning and conducting all educational programs in conjunction with the Conference and Continuing Education Committee of the Chapter. 
  6. Maintain a record of membership of the section in conjunction with the Chapter office staff. 
  7. Maintain and record all official actions and decisions of the SIG. 
  8. Serve as a historian of the SIG. 
  9. Receive and dispense SIG monies as prescribed by the Chapter Bylaws. 
  10. Develop with the assistance of the Chapter Treasurer an annual budget. 
  11. Include a financial report to the Chapter Treasurer upon request. 
  12. Carry out the mandates and policies of the SIG as determined by the SIG members. 
  13. Have power to authorize vote by either mail or electronic means of the membership as prescribed in the Chapter bylaws. 
    1. Contact the PPTA Nominating Committee Chair one year prior to anticipated election of new officers. a. Utilize Chapter Nominating Committee members in the nomination process and the preparation of the slate of candidates for office. 
    2. After notification from the chapter office of newly elected officers, contact web master to post election results on web page.

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Physical Therapist Assistant SIG Secretary

Term: 3 years

Qualifications of the officers: only SIG active members in good standing shall be eligible to serve as SIG officers.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Call and preside at the meetings of the SIG.
    1. Conduct business between annual and special membership meetings. 
  2. Recommend to the membership of the SIG appointment and creation of special and advisory committees. 
  3. Submit a written report for the Board meetings – quarterly or as requested by the Board of Directors of the PPTA. 
  4. Represent the SIG at the PPTA Board of Directors meetings as directed by the Board. (Adopted 9/2017 Revised 3/2019 23)
  5. Shall be responsible for planning and conducting all educational programs in conjunction with the Conference and Continuing Education Committee of the Chapter. 
  6. Maintain a record of membership of the section in conjunction with the Chapter office staff. 
  7. Maintain and record all official actions and decisions of the SIG. 
  8. Serve as a historian of the SIG. 
  9. Receive and dispense SIG monies as prescribed by the Chapter Bylaws. 
  10. Develop with the assistance of the Chapter Treasurer an annual budget. 
  11. Include a financial report to the Chapter Treasurer upon request. 
  12. Carry out the mandates and policies of the SIG as determined by the SIG members. 
  13. Have power to authorize vote by either mail or electronic means of the membership as prescribed in the Chapter bylaws. 
    1. Contact the PPTA Nominating Committee Chair one year prior to anticipated election of new officers. a. Utilize Chapter Nominating Committee members in the nomination process and the preparation of the slate of candidates for office. 
    2. After notification from the chapter office of newly elected officers, contact web master to post election results on web page.

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Private Practice SIG Secretary

Term: 3 years

Qualifications of the officers: only SIG active members in good standing shall be eligible to serve as SIG officers.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Call and preside at the meetings of the SIG.
    1. Conduct business between annual and special membership meetings. 
  2. Recommend to the membership of the SIG appointment and creation of special and advisory committees. 
  3. Submit a written report for the Board meetings – quarterly or as requested by the Board of Directors of the PPTA. 
  4. Represent the SIG at the PPTA Board of Directors meetings as directed by the Board. (Adopted 9/2017 Revised 3/2019 23)
  5. Shall be responsible for planning and conducting all educational programs in conjunction with the Conference and Continuing Education Committee of the Chapter. 
  6. Maintain a record of membership of the section in conjunction with the Chapter office staff. 
  7. Maintain and record all official actions and decisions of the SIG. 
  8. Serve as a historian of the SIG. 
  9. Receive and dispense SIG monies as prescribed by the Chapter Bylaws. 
  10. Develop with the assistance of the Chapter Treasurer an annual budget. 
  11. Include a financial report to the Chapter Treasurer upon request. 
  12. Carry out the mandates and policies of the SIG as determined by the SIG members. 
  13. Have power to authorize vote by either mail or electronic means of the membership as prescribed in the Chapter bylaws. 
    1. Contact the PPTA Nominating Committee Chair one year prior to anticipated election of new officers. a. Utilize Chapter Nominating Committee members in the nomination process and the preparation of the slate of candidates for office. 
    2. After notification from the chapter office of newly elected officers, contact web master to post election results on web page.

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 Private Practice SIG Vice Chair

Term: 2 years

Qualifications of the officers: only SIG active members in good standing shall be eligible to serve as SIG officers.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Call and preside at the meetings of the SIG.
    1. Conduct business between annual and special membership meetings. 
  2. Recommend to the membership of the SIG appointment and creation of special and advisory committees. 
  3. Submit a written report for the Board meetings – quarterly or as requested by the Board of Directors of the PPTA. 
  4. Represent the SIG at the PPTA Board of Directors meetings as directed by the Board. (Adopted 9/2017 Revised 3/2019 23)
  5. Shall be responsible for planning and conducting all educational programs in conjunction with the Conference and Continuing Education Committee of the Chapter. 
  6. Maintain a record of membership of the section in conjunction with the Chapter office staff. 
  7. Maintain and record all official actions and decisions of the SIG. 
  8. Serve as a historian of the SIG. 
  9. Receive and dispense SIG monies as prescribed by the Chapter Bylaws. 
  10. Develop with the assistance of the Chapter Treasurer an annual budget. 
  11. Include a financial report to the Chapter Treasurer upon request. 
  12. Carry out the mandates and policies of the SIG as determined by the SIG members. 
  13. Have power to authorize vote by either mail or electronic means of the membership as prescribed in the Chapter bylaws. 
    1. Contact the PPTA Nominating Committee Chair one year prior to anticipated election of new officers. a. Utilize Chapter Nominating Committee members in the nomination process and the preparation of the slate of candidates for office. 
    2. After notification from the chapter office of newly elected officers, contact web master to post election results on web page.

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