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 Amazon Giftcard Raffle - the Northeast District is raffling tickets to win a $250 Amazon Giftcard! Purchase a ticket for $5.00, and the drawing will be held during the Nov. District Meeting - you do not have to be present to win. Purchase a ticket today for a chance to win. All proceeds go to support the PA PT PAC.
  • To see the NED events, click on the APTA Pennsylvania Full Event Calendar. Select the "Districts" category at the top of the APTA Pennsylvania Events calendar to filter.
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Kristen Karnish
Northeast District Chair
Term ends: 12/31/23

James Ritter
Northeast District Vice-Chair
Term ends: 12/31/21

  Lori Madiara
Northeast District Treasurer
Term ends: 12/31/22

Beverly Labosky
Northeast District Secretary
Term ends: 12/31/23


Committee Chairs

Audrey Campbell
Northeast District Professional Development/Meeting Planner
  Colin McLaughlin, PT, DPT
Northeast District Co-Meeting Planner
  Audrey Campbell
Northeast District Professional Development/Meeting Planner
  Lauren Paulshock
Northeast District Membership Committee Representative
  Sean Vitale
Northeast District Legislative Committee
Northeast District Nominating Committee

Janice Plaisir
Northeast District Nominating Committee Member

Christian Huckfeldt, SPT
Scranton University
Student Liaison

Samantha Pavolko, SPT
Misericordia University
Student Liaison




Kay Malek Kay Malek
Northeast District Delegate
Greg Colvin
Northeast District Delegate



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 

Northeast District Mental Health Resources

See all Northeast District Mental Health Resources