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APTA elections are held each year during the House of Delegates to fill open positions on the Board of Directors and Nominating Committee.

2023 National Elections

The 2023 national elections were conducted July 8. See the results.

Thank you to all those who consented to serve!

Your Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee prepares a slate of candidates to be elected for national office (Board of Directors and Nominating Committee) each year at the House of Delegates. Nominations for national office are submitted each fall by all APTA members.

If you or someone you know is interested in serving in a national office, contact any committee member or your component liaison, they will assist in fostering leadership potential throughout the year.


Leiselle Pilgrim, PT, DPT, EdD, MPH
Certified Lymphedema Therapist
Miami, Florida
Term Expires: 2023

John DeWitt, PT, DPT, ATC
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy
Columbus, Ohio
Term Expires: 2023

Tracy Porter, PT, DPT, EdD
Des Moines, IA
Term Expires: 2026

Jennifer Marie Ryan, PT, DPT, MS
Board-Certified Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Clinical Specialist
Roselle, IL
Term Expires: 2025

Stephanie A. Weyrauch, PT, DPT
Orange, CT
Term Expires: 2024