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The American Physical Therapy Association is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 100,000 member physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students of physical therapy.

Our association history dates back to 1921.

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Our federated model includes components: 51 state chapters and 18 special-interest sections, plus a PTA caucus and student assembly.

APTA is led by a national Board of Directors, which is elected by the House of Delegates, a policy-making body made up of APTA members from across the country.

The Board establishes APTA’s national strategic plan in alignment with our mission and vision statements.

As a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit organization, APTA's financial information is available to the public.

APTA’s national headquarters is in Alexandria, Virginia, just outside Washington, D.C. We are opening our new headquarters in 2021, which will be home to more than 165 employees.

APTA supports efforts to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion to better serve the association, the profession, and society.

For more information about who we are and what we do, explore the APTA & You page.

Executive Team

Justin Moore, PT, DPT
Chief Executive Officer

Mandy Frohlich
Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President, Strategic Affairs

David Keen
Chief Financial Officer

Jason Bellamy
Executive Vice President, Strategic Communications

William Boissonnault, PT, DPT, DHSc, FAPTA
Executive Vice President, Professional Affairs

Katy Neas
Executive Vice President, Public Affairs