Monday, June 09, 2014 APTA 2014 House of Delegates Election Results Announced The following members were elected to APTA's Board of Directors and Nominating Committee Monday night at the House of Delegates (House) in Charlotte, North Carolina. Elmer Platz, PT, was reelected treasurer. Susan R. Griffin, PT, DPT, MS, GCS, was elected speaker of the House of Delegates. Kathleen K. Mairella, PT, DPT, MA, was reelected director, and Matthew R. Hyland, PT, PhD, MPA, and Sheila K. Nicholson, PT, DPT, JD, MBA, MA, were elected director. Secili H. DeStefano, PT, DPT, OCS, and Linda K. Eargle, PT, DPT, CEEAA, MinEd, were elected to the Nominating Committee. These terms become effective at the close of the House of Delegates on Wednesday.