Northeast District (NED)

The Northeast District is composed of Susquehanna, Luzerne, Northampton, Wyoming, Wayne, Monroe, Lehigh, Carbon, Lackawanna and Pike counties.

News and Events

  • NED Scholarship Opportunity - Submit by Sept. 25
  • NED Advocacy Fund Fundraiser - Donate $5 for a chance to win a $250 Amazon gift card - the drawing will be held in November! DONATE TODAY!
  • To see the NED events, click on the PPTA Full Event Calendar. Select the "Districts" category at the top of the PPTA Events calendar to filter.


Laurie Brogan
Northeast District Director
Term: 1/1/18-12/31/20
Kristen Karnish
Northeast District Vice-Chair
Term: 1/1/19-12/31/21
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  Lori Madiara
Northeast District Treasurer
Term: 1/1/17-12/31/21
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Beverly Labosky
Northeast District Secretary
Term: 1/1/19-12/31/20
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Committee Chairs

  Audrey Campbell
Northeast District Professional Development.Meeting Planner 
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  Lauren Paulshock
Northeast District Membership Committee Representative 
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  Sean Vitale
Northeast District Legislative Committee
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James Ritter
Northeast District Nominating Committee

Janice Plaisir
Northeast District Nominating Committee Member
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Christian Huckfeldt, SPT
Scranton University
Student Liaison

Colin McLaughlin, SPT
DeSales University
Student Liaison




John Tawfik
Northeast District Delegate
Kay Malek Kay Malek
Northeast District Delegate
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American Physical Therapy Association
Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy
Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy
Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Practice Act

Physical Therapist Education Programs within the Northeast District 

DeSales University
2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley, PA 18034 

Misericordia University
301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA 18612 

The University of Scranton 
Scranton, PA 18510

Physical Therapist Assistant Education Programs within the Northeast District 

Johnson College
3427 N. Main Avenue, Scranton, PA 18508 

Lackawanna College
501 Vine Street Scranton, PA 18509 

Lehigh Carbon Community College
4525 Education Park Drive, Schnecksville, PA 18078 

Penn State University - Hazleton Campus
​ ​76 University Drive, Hazleton, PA 18202