Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy

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The purpose of the Nominating Committee is to develop a slate of qualified candidates to the general membership and the Board of Directors and Nominating Committee members prior to annual Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy (AOPT) elections to fill the vacancies left by outgoing officers.


  1. Review upcoming AOPT officer vacancies.
  2. Identify potential candidates who possess qualifications for their chosen position to slate for election and screen candidates regarding their match to the particular position for which they have expressed interest.
  3. Provide to candidates the job description for the position for which they have expressed interest.
  4. Carefully evaluate the qualifications of each potential candidate to ensure the best qualified candidates are slated for the election, slating a minimum of two candidates for each position vacancy when possible.

Committee Members:

Chair: Stephanie Di Stasi, 2019 - 2022
Members:  Annette Karim, 2020 - 2023; Jason Tonley, 2021 - 2024

The Nominating Committee comprises 3 members, all of whom are Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Members.  Term limits are 3-year terms and members are elected by the general membership.  The Chair will be the 3rd year committee member.  


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