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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 Health Promotion and Wellness Council is a community for stakeholders who have a special interest in developing and disseminating best practices in prevention, health promotion, and wellness, promoting understanding of the role of the physical therapist in providing services, serving as a resource for association components and external groups related to that role, providing opportunities for council members to gain knowledge and to access tools and other resources to provide services, and connecting stakeholders to catalyze positive change in society's health beliefs and behaviors.

This council shall have a steering group consisting of the chairperson and three other members appointed by the APTA president.

Access more details on this 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 Health Promotion and Wellness Council
  • Must be an APTA member in good standing

Responsibilities for the Chair Position

  • Facilitate steering group meetings and council meetings (1 in-person meetings per year, up to 6 full council virtual meetings, and up to 12 council steering group virtual meetings)
  • Lead efforts to foster council member driven communication and networking
  • Partner with the Board liaison and the APTA staff liaison to the council to provide regular updates to the APTA Board

Apply for Steering Group Member

There are currently 3 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 the Steering Group Member

  • Must be a member of the APTA Health Promotion and Wellness Council
  • Must be an APTA member in good standing

Responsibilities for the 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