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TPTA-SED M EETING - M AY 20, 2014 H OUSE OF D ELEGATES U PDATE !! G ROWING P ROFESSIONALLY THROUGH THE APTA-HOD S PEAKER : B ETTY M AC N EILL, PT, DPT.

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Presentation on theme: "TPTA-SED M EETING - M AY 20, 2014 H OUSE OF D ELEGATES U PDATE !! G ROWING P ROFESSIONALLY THROUGH THE APTA-HOD S PEAKER : B ETTY M AC N EILL, PT, DPT."— Presentation transcript:

1 TPTA-SED M EETING - M AY 20, 2014 H OUSE OF D ELEGATES U PDATE !! G ROWING P ROFESSIONALLY THROUGH THE APTA-HOD S PEAKER : B ETTY M AC N EILL, PT, DPT

2 O BJECTIVES : A T THE CONCLUSION OF THIS PROGRAM, THE PARTICIPANT WILL BE ABLE TO : Understand the functions of the APTA House of Delegates (HOD) and the duties of the Texas delegates Review the candidates running for APTA offices – Treasurer, Speaker, Directors (3 to be elected) and Nominating Committee (2 to be elected) Analyze current professional issues for the PT and PTA at state and national levels Discuss selected motions for Bylaw amendments and Position Statements being considered by the 2014 APTA-HOD

3 P URPOSE OF A H OUSE OF D ELEGATES Authority to determine policy Amend/repeal bylaws Amend/suspend/rescind standing rules Adopt ethical principles/standards of conduct of members Charge the BOD to carry out actions on behalf of the association Modify/reverse BOD decisions Elect association officers, directors, and nominating committee members

4 H O D O RGANIZATION Representative Body of 400 Delegates Role of Voting Delegates District delegates represent District Members Delegates-at-large represent the State Other members present in House Non-voting members Consultants Gallery (observers) who may speak to an issue with permission of the Speaker

5 Y OUR SED AND S TATE D ELEGATES SED District Delegates Betty MacNeill, PT, DPT Delegates-At-Large from the SED Rhonda Abbott, PT Brian Duncan, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT Collette Pientok, PT, OCS, CFMT Robert Sandoval, PT, PhD Dana Tew, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT, OCS

6 Y OUR SED AND S TATE D ELEGATES, CONT. PTA Caucus Delegate Nicole Volek, PTA Alternates from the SED Rupal Patel, PT, MS (Alternate #2 – District Delegate for MWD)

7 T ERMINOLOGY FOR H O D FUNCTIONS Bylaws Define rights/duties of members Define limitations of members Standing Rules Rules relating to the conduct of business Continue in force until rescinded or amended Can be suspended for duration of session by majority vote Expires at close of session that adopts them

8 T ERMINOLOGY FOR H O D ACTIONS Policy Obligates members Directs subsequent decisions on similar matters Position Point of view members expected to support Standard Binding statement used to judge action or activity Guideline Non-binding statement of advice

9 2014 S LATE OF C ANDIDATES Candidate for Treasurer (1 to be elected) Elmer Platz, PT (NJ) Candidates for Speaker (1 to be elected) Susan R. Griffin, PT, DPT, MS, GCS (WI) William F. McGehee, PT, MHS (FL)

10 2014 S LATE OF C ANDIDATES, CONT. Candidates for Director (3 to be elected) Jeremy S. Angaran, PT, DPT, OCS (HA) Susan A. Appling, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS (TN) Jennifer E. Green-Wilson, PT, MBA, EdD (NY) Matthew R. Hyland, PT, PHD, MPA (NY) Kathleen K. Mairella, PT, DPT, MA (NJ) Sheila K. Nicholson, PT, DPT, JD, MBA, MA (FL)

11 2014 S LATE OF C ANDIDATES, CONT. Nominating Committee (2 to be elected) Susan M. Chalcraft, PT, MS (WA) Secili H. DeStefano, PT, DPT, OCS (VA) Linda K. Eargle, PT, DPT, CEEAA, MinEd (FL) Dode Jackson, PT (WA)

12 RC’ S FOR D ISCUSSION See “Proposed Motions – May 20 Mtg” document for full list of the 21 Motions before the HoD this year. Questions are welcome on any of these. Targeted Motions of interest are RC 9-14: Pursuit of DPT as regulatory designation of Physical Therapists RC 11-14: Membership value for the PTA RC 13-14: Best practice for Physical Therapist Clinical Education

13 RC’ S FOR D ISCUSSION, CONT. Other Motions of interest may be RC 3-14 and RC 4-14: Amendments to the Physical Therapist Responsibility and Accountability for Delivery of Care – Resolved Clause and Proviso to Resolved Clause RC 7-14: Amend “Entry Point into Healthcare” Position RC 8-14: Adopt: Telehealth RC 10-14: Consumer protection through licensure of PTs and PTAs

14 RC’ S FOR D ISCUSSION, CONT. Other Motions of interest may be RC 12-14: Adopt: Promoting excellence in Physical Therapist professional education RC 15-14: Membership retention of early-career individuals RC 16-14: APTA White Paper on Physical Therapists productivity RC 17-14: Adopt: Physical Therapists qualified to determine mobility status for patients and clients applying for disability placards or license plates


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