Below are the current leadership names and position descriptions.
Chair: Senobia D. Crawford, PT, PhD, Hampton University
Vice Chair: Bernadette Williams York, PT, DSc, GCS, University of Washington
Secretary: A. Lynn Millar, PT, PhD, FACSM, Winston-Salem State University
Nominating Committee: Veronica Jackson, PT, DPT, WCC, ACCE, Alabama State University
Nominating Committee: Dawn S. Brown, PT, DPT, OCS, Northern Illinois University
Chair: The Chairperson shall preside at all meetings of the Consortium and shall be an Exofficio member of all committees except the Nominating Committee. S/he shall be the designated liaison to the ACAPT Board of Directors unless otherwise determined by the DEI Consortium Board of Directors; prepare and submit written reports of the activities of the DEI Consortium to ACAPT; prepare and submit an annual written report of the activities of the Consortium to its members. The Chairperson will assure currency of essential information on the ACAPT DEI Consortium Website.
Vice-Chair: The Vice Chairperson shall assume the duties of the Chairperson at the request of the Chairperson or in the absence or incapacitation of the Chairperson and oversee DEI ad hoc committees as a voting committee member. The Vice Chair shall serve as the Parliamentarian during the Annual and Special meetings. The Vice Chair shall represent the DEI Consortium related to any Program Planning responsibilities for ELC.
Secretary: The Secretary shall be responsible for keeping the minutes of all DEI Consortium and Board meetings; notify DEI Consortium members of the date, time, and place of DEI Consortium meetings; maintain the DEI Consortium’s archives and correspondence; and make DEI Consortium’s minutes and rules and regulations available to the membership and to ACAPT’s executive office.
Nominating Committee Member: The Nominating Committee shall consist of three (3) members elected by the membership for three (3) year terms, with one (1) member being elected each year. The senior member of the committee shall serve as Committee Chair for the last year of his/her term.
The nominating committee shall prepare a slate of one (1) or more names for each office to be filled. The slate (i.e. list of candidates) shall be published in the DEI Consortium newsletter and distributed to the membership at least 60 days prior to the election. The Nominating Chair will provide the slate, together with the information on each candidate, at least 30 days in advance of the election in the same fashion followed for the publication of the slate.
Director-At-Large (DAL): The Director at Large shall serve on the Board of Directors to provide for broad-based input into the decision-making process of the leadership team and assist with dissemination of information to the membership. They will serve as a regional liaison as assigned. They will perform such other duties as may be applicable to the office or as directed by the Board.
For questions, contact the Nominating Committee, Dawn Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org or Veronica Jackson at email@example.com.