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The 2021 call for volunteers for this committee is now closed. The next call for volunteers for national groups will open in July 2022 for terms beginning January 1, 2023.

Description

The APTA Frontiers in Rehabilitation Science and Research and Technology (FiRST) Council is a community for stakeholders who have a special interest in promoting scientific and technological innovation in rehabilitation and movement sciences and in leveraging scientific and technological discoveries to advance physical therapist practice, education, and research.

This council is seeking a chair to serve a one year term. The group will also consist of a five member steering group.

This council is seeking five steering group members to serve a one year term. One steering group member will be selected to represent each of the following content areas:

Access more on the FiRST Council.

Apply for Chair

There is currently 1 vacancy for this council.
Applications are due August 16, 2021.
Note: Applications are submitted via APTA's Engage portal. Use your APTA ID to create a profile. Select "Opt-in" from the APTA Engage homepage to get started.


Requirements for the Chair Position

  • Must be a member of the APTA FiRST Council.

Responsibilities of the Chair Position

  • Lead steering group meetings and council meetings [up to 2 in-person meetings per year, up to 6 full council virtual meetings, and up to 12 council steering group virtual meetings]
  • Support efforts to foster council member driven communication and networking

This appointment is for a one-year term starting on January 1, 2022.

Apply for Steering Group Member

There are currently 5 vacancies for this council role.
Applications are due August 16, 2021.
Note: Applications are submitted via APTA's Engage portal. Use your APTA ID to create a profile. Select "Opt-in" from the APTA Engage homepage to get started.

Requirements for Steering Group Member

Must be a member of the APTA FiRST Council.

Responsibilities for Steering Group Member

  • Participate in steering group meetings and council meetings [up to 2 in-person meetings per year, up to 6 full council virtual meetings, and up to 12 council steering group virtual meetings]
  • Support efforts to foster council member driven communication and networking

This appointment is for a one-year term starting on January 1, 2022.