Are you interested in becoming more involved with the Delaware Chapter, APTA? Are you an energetic, proactive leader with a passion to mentor, educate, promote research, and respond to the ever-changing needs and interests of our membership and the profession of physical therapy?

The Delaware Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association invites its members to answer the call for nominations for elected positions.

Benefits of Serving include:

  • Networking opportunities
  • Gain leadership experience
  • Ability to influence
  • Learn to advocate for the profession
  • Foster sense of community

Please consider nominating someone or yourself for the following position:

  • President 2-year term)
  • Secretary (2-year term)
  • Delegate (2-year term)
  • Nominating Committee Members (1 to be elected; 3-year term)

For information about the duties and responsibilities associated with these positions, please click here.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a DPTA chapter member for at least 2 years in good standing;
  • Physical Therapist, Retired Physical Therapist, Life Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Retired Physical Therapist Assistant, and Life Physical Therapist Assistant of the ASSOCIATION and who have consented to serve shall be eligible for election to the offices of Secretary.
  • Only a Physical Therapist shall be eligible for election to the office of Delegate.
  • The President, who also serves as Delegate, shall only be a Physical Therapist, Retired Physical Therapist, or Life Physical Therapist of the ASSOCIATION.

How to Submit a Nomination: 
You may submit a nomination for someone else or for yourself.  Please click here for a copy of the nomination form (may be completed electronically). You have trouble downloading the form, please contact us at

Nomination forms, biographical sketches and brief candidate statements (300 words maximum) should be sent to by September 1, 2018.

Elections will occur by electronic ballot, and the newly elected will be announced at the fall chapter meeting.


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