know of an APTA member who in 2012 went above and beyond to advocate on behalf
of the physical therapy profession at the federal level? Is there a legislator,
staffer, or public figure who championed physical therapy causes in 2012?
Nominate them for the Federal Government Affairs Leadership Award or the APTA
Public Service Award.
The Federal Government Affairs Leadership Award
is presented annually to an active APTA member who has made significant
contributions to APTA's federal government affairs efforts and has shown
exemplary leadership in furthering the association's objectives in the federal
The APTA Public Service Award is presented annually to individuals who have demonstrated
distinctive support for the physical therapy profession at a national level. Individuals
from the following categories are eligible for nomination of this award:
members of Congress, congressional staff members, members of a state
legislature, federal agency officials, health and legislative association
staff, and celebrities or other public figures.
APTA's Board of Directors will
select award recipients during its March 2013 conference call. Awards will be
presented at the Federal Advocacy Forum to be held April 14-16, in Washington,
Please submit your nominations by
Monday, February 11, to Stephanie Sadowski at email@example.com or fax to 703/706–8536. If you
have questions, call Stephanie Sadowski at 800/999-2782, ext 3127.