2015 ATRA Membership Meeting

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  • 2015 ATRA Membership Meeting

  • Your 2014-2015 Board of DirectorsDebbie Robinson, President

    Dawn DeVries, President Elect

    Tim Passmore,Secretary

    Lisa Morgan, Treasurer

    Carrie Wilcher, Chapter Affiliate Council

    Members at Large:

    Vinnie Bonadies

    Martha Judge

    Betsy Kemeny

    Jo-Ellen Ross

    Brent Wolfe

  • We cant do it without you! Committee Chairs and members

    Section Coordinators

    Task Force Leaders and members

    Conference Committee Chairs and members

    Peg Connolly Student Scholarship Recipients

  • Highlights from the year

    Paperless Annual Report will be released after conference & all members will receive a link

    Fiscal responsiveness to trends in events field that require higher deposits with hotel contracts

    Increased conference speaker recognition (thank you notes and bags)

    Recognition of University participation in conferences

    Comments for CMS regarding activity director qualifications in SNFs

  • Treasurers Report

    fiscal year 2014

  • Your board traveled to represent ATRA in 8 states & the District of Columbia for conferences, events or via skype to college classes.

  • Partnerships I Can Do It, You Can Do It - Presidents Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition (PCFSN)

    Go4Life National Institute on Aging

    Habilitation Benefits (HAB) Coalition

    Coalition to Preserve Rehabilitation (CPR)

    Independence Through Enhancement of Medicare and Medicaid (ITEM) Coalition

  • Partnerships Participation in the International Council on Active Agings Active Living Week, Sept 27-Oct 3, 2015

    Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities

    Disability Rehabilitation Research Coalition

    25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

    The ARC

  • ATRA in the PressATRA Mid-Year Conference Brings Together Industrys Best in

    Government Recreation & Fitness, March 2015

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  • CARTE Accreditation ARE YOU CARTE?? Stand up and be recognized!

    CARTE Accredited Programs

    Slippery Rock

    UNH

    Oklahoma State

    Temple

    East Carolina University

    Western Carolina University

  • Treatment Networks are now Sections

    Schools

    Community

    Older Adult

    Children & Adolescents

    Physical Rehab & Medical

    Behavioral Health

    Management

    Military & Veterans

  • Newly Appointed Leadership

    Ron Tankel and Tara MartinBehavioral Health Section Co-Chairs

    Thea Kavanaugh and Maggie WhaleyStudent Development Committee Co-Chairs

    Genovia MorganRT Month Co-Chair

    Kevin McCannWorkforce Development Chair

  • New and improved website

    Job and internship postings

    Blogs

    Standards of Practice

    Searchable membership directory

  • Save these Dates!Drury Inn & Suites RiverwalkSan Antonio TX2/7-2/9, 2016$149 room rate includes breakfast, soda & popcorn each afternoon, drink tickets, free internet in rooms and a free evening rotation of hot food

    Westin Lombard Yorktown CenterChicago Area (Lombard IL)

    9/11-9/14, 2016$139 room rate