Meet Your NPAA Council
National Physiotherapist Assistant Assembly Executive
Amy Stacey, Past President
Sandra Lamb, PTA Director, Board of Directors
Jason Coolen, PT Director, Board Liaison
Andrea Hanlon, Alberta & NWT PTA Representative
Aurélie currently serves as the President of the NPAA. She completed the Occupational Therapist and Physiotherapist Assistant Diploma Program at Mohawk College in 2014. Since graduation, she has worked in various healthcare settings, such as long term care homes, physiotherapy clinics, community care
In her first year of the OTA/PTA program, the President of the NPAA at the time (Sandra Lamb) reached out to Aurélie about joining the NPAA as a Student Representative. After some consideration, she said yes; the rest is history. She wanted to advocate for PTAs and PTA Students on a national level. In addition, Aurélie is involved in community volunteer as a Board Member with Community Living
You can contact Aurélie at email@example.com.
Amy has been working as a PTA for 18 years. She was the NPAA Atlantic Representation for 4 years, from 2009-2013. She had enjoyed her time and commitment as the Atlantic Representative as it had prepared her to embark upon this new leadership role for the PTA profession. Amy had decided to further her involvement by fulfilling the role of President of the NPAA in 2015. She is now the Past President, but still actively involved in committees of the NPAA and the CPA.
Amy had graduated from the College of North Atlantic's Physiotherapist Assistant Program in 2000. She has been working as a Physiotherapist Assistant with Eastern Health, NL since September 2000. She is currently representing the Physiotherapist Assistants on the Regional
Alberta & NWT PTA Representative
Andrea is the Alberta and Northwest Territories PTA Representative with the NPAA. She is also working in the role of the Education Officer. She is a combined Therapy Assistant (OTA/PTA) and has worked for Alberta Health Services for over 13 years. Within
You can contact Andrea at NPAAalbertanwt@physiotherapy.ca.
Alberta & NWT Student Representative
Kayley Schnare is taking on the role of one of the Student Representatives for Alberta and the Northwest Territories, as well as the Student Coordinator for the NPAA this year. She is a second-year Physiotherapist / Occupational Therapist Assistant student at the Medicine Hat College in Medicine Hat, Alberta.
You can contact Kayley at NPAAStudentRep@physiotherapy.ca.
Atlantic Student Representative
Janelle Walker is the Atlantic Provinces Student Representative and Secretary for the NPAA. She is studying at the Eastern College in the PTA / OTA program but is also currently on her first placement. She has made a switch from working for years at a bank with a BA. She had decided that she needed a big change in her life and career, and so here she is! Janelle joined the NPAA because she wanted to be involved fully with her new career, keep up on the latest information and be part of the community.
You can contact Janelle at NPAAstudentrepatlantic@physiotherapy.ca.
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