PPTA Elections

The below candidates have consented to serve in the open leadership positions across PPTA, including Districts and Special Interest Groups. Individuals will assume office in January 2020. Please see below for candidate biographies and statements. The Nominating Committee compiled a comprehensive slate of well-qualified individuals. We value your vote in shaping PPTA's leadership.

About the Candidates

PPTA Chapter CandidatesDistrict CandidatesSIG Candidates

PPTA Chapter Candidates

Chapter Secretary

Cheryl West, PT, DPT, MBA
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Bob Wellmon, PT, DPT, PhD, NCS, FNAP
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Chapter Nominating Committee Member


Jane Oeffner, PT, DPT, MBA
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District Candidates

Northeast District Treasurer


Lori Madiara, PT, DPT, MSHA
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Northcentral District Chair


Donald Shipe, PT

Northcentral District Vice Chair

Aaron Barner, PT

Northcentral District Nominating Committee Member

Matthew Martin, MSPT, OCS

Northwest District Vice Chair


Johnathan Ulrich, PT, DPT, OCS
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Southcentral District Chair


Sue Gerhard, PT, DPT
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Southcentral District Secretary


Amy Humphrey, PT, DPT
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Southeast District Treasurer


Lisa Hoglund, PT, PhD
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Colleen Rocus, PT, DPT
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Southeast District Nominating Committee Member


Michael McDevitt, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT
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Michael O'Hara, PT, DPT, OCS
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Southwest District Vice Chair


Brittany Bonatesta, PT, DPT
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Southwest District Nominating Committee Member


Danielle Hildebrand, PT, DPT
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Westcentral District Chair


Shannon Scanlan, PT, DPT
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Westcentral District Secretary


Heather Mack, PT, DPT
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SIG Candidates

Acute Care SIG Chair


Melissa Lesser, PT, DPT
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Geriatric SIG Chair


Erin Reddinger, PT, DPT, Board Certified Geriatric Therapist
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Pediatric SIG Vice Chair


Karen Leppert, PT, DPT, PCS
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Neurology SIG Vice Chair


Ben Lindaman, PT, DPT
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Elena Newland, PT, DPT
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Private Practice SIG Vice Chair


Jennifer Brown, PT, DPT, GCS
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PTA SIG Secretary


Jennifer Novik, PTA, MBA
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General 2019 PPTA Election Information

Elections will soon begin after the PPTA 2019 MovePA Annual Conference. Voting may only occur once per PPTA member.