AC Program Work Group
The Annual Conference Program Work Group (AC PWG) identifies, selects, and develops relevant, innovative and valuable educational programming for physical therapist-owned businesses during PPS Annual Conference & Exhibition. The AC PWG evaluates the annual conference in its entirety and makes recommendations for changes and improvements.
The Administrators' Network, a partner program exclusive to the Private Practice Section (PPS), identifies and develops relevant and valuable educational resources for physical therapist-owned business administrators and office managers. The Network additionally provides networking opportunities for the exchange of business and practice management strategies. All Administrators' Network members must be employees of an active PPS member; administrators must be non-PTs and may not be eligible for membership in PPS or APTA.
The Awards Committee identifies and manages the annual recognition of members and non-members who have made exceptional contributions to the section and the profession.
The Bylaws Committee reviews, maintains, and updates the Section bylaws to meet the needs of the membership and the requirements specified in the guidelines set forth by APTA.
Phil Tygiel PT
- Location: Tucson, AZ
- Term expires: No term limit
- Email: [email protected]
CSM Program Work Group
The Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) Program Workgroup identifies and develops relevant and suitable educational programming on business and practice management for presentations during APTA’s Combined Sections Meeting.
The Education Committee assesses and recommends business management, practice management, and leadership education for PPS members. The Education Committee will coordinate with other PPS committees on educational initiatives, identify educational gaps, and recommend both topics and means of delivery for educational programs to meet a variety of learning styles and content needs.
The Finance Committee monitors and reviews the financial activities of the Section, including its operational budget, investments, grants, peer reviews, and accounting firm audits.
Government Affairs Committee
The Government Affairs Committee (GAC) monitors legislation and regulatory activities affecting physical therapist-owned businesses, participates in coordinated activities with the Section’s Lobbyist, completes Section strategic plan objectives, and encourages grassroots action from the Section membership in support of key legislative priorities.
Impact Editorial Board
The Impact Editorial Board develops the editorial direction, themes, and content for Impact, the official section print and digital magazine.
Marketing & PR Committee
The Marketing & PR Committee promotes the physical therapy profession, physical therapist-owned businesses, and the section to society, legislators, payers, health care providers, organizations, and others utilizing various marketing and public relations initiatives. The Committee provides members with free marketing and PR tools and resources to promote the success of physical therapist-owned businesses.
Nominating Committee (elected)
The nominating committee identifies, contacts, and networks with potential candidates for offices; and develops of candidate slate for vacancies on the Board of Directors and Nominating Committee. The committee also ensures that election procedures are followed.
Karen Litzy PT, DPT
- Location: New York, NY
- Term expires: 2020
- Email: [email protected]
Payment Policy Committee
The Payment Policy Committee reviews and monitors issues related to government and commercial insurance, workers compensation, and other healthcare-related payer organizations. The Committee provides informational resources to the membership and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors on possible actions.