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Chapter Leadership

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The APTA Vermont Board of Directors consists of the President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Chief Delegate, Chairperson of the Nominating Committee, and the Chairperson from the other Standing Committees (Nominating, Ethics, By-Laws & Finance).

The Executive Committee, the elected officers of the Chapter, consists of the President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer and Chief Delegate.

To learn more about the roles and responsibilities of each board position please click here.

Heidi Wilhelm, PT, DPT

President

Davida Murray, PT, DPT

Vice President

Kelsey Barklund, DPT

Secretary

Michelle Downing, DPT, CFMT, OCS

Treasurer, Finance Committee Chair

Paula Smith, PT, DPT, CEEAA

Chief Delegate

Amy Sheridan, PT, DPT, MS, SCS, CSCS

Delegate

Paula Smith, PT, DPT, CEEAA

Nominating Committee Chair

COMMITTEE INFORMATION

We’re always looking for committee member volunteers, click on the Committee Name for more information or the “Get Involved” to send us your information to get involved.

Nominating Committee
Chair: Paula Smith; Email Paula
Members: NEED VOLUNTEERS!

Ethics Committee
Chair: VACANT
Members: Appointed as needed

ByLaws Committee
Chair: Vice President Serves
Members: Chair selects members as needed

Finance Committee
Chair: Treasurer Serves
Standing Members: Vice President, Consultant (TBD) appointed by Executive Committee
Other Members: NEED VOLUNTEERS!

Communications Committee
Chair: Elizabeth Sargent; Email Elizabeth
Board Liaison: TBD
Members: NEED VOLUNTEERS!

Continuing Competence (CCU) Committee
Chair: Parm Padgett; Email Parm
Board Liaison: TBD
Members: Jackie Jacquaitis, Michelle Downing, Hillary Renz, Karen Westervelt,
Justine Dee, Timothy Gould

Education Committee
Chair: Joel Desautels; Email Joel
Board Liaison: TBD
Members: Karen Westervelt, NEED VOLUNTEERS!

Government Affairs Committee
Chair: Julie Adams; Email Julie
Board Liaison: TBD
Standing Members: Federal Affairs Liaison
Other Members: Jeff Albertson, NEED VOLUNTEERS!

Membership Committee
Chair: Jennifer Smithers; Email Jennifer
Board Liaison: Emily Lourie
Members: NEED VOLUNTEERS!

Payment & Policy Committee
Chair: Julie Adams; Email Julie
Board Liaison: President
Members: NEED VOLUNTEERS!

Practice Committee
Chair: VACANT
Board Liaison: Paula Smith
Members: NEED VOLUNTEERS!

Public Relations (PR) Committee
Chair: VACANT
Board Liaison: President Serves
Members: NEED VOLUNTEERS!

Student Core Ambassador for Student Assembly: Gianna Ray, SPT
Alternate Delegate: President Serves
Federal Affairs Liaison: Jennifer Simpson
APTA Board Liaison: Heather Jennings

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