Representative Recruitment

The National Physiotherapist Assistant Assembly (NPAA) of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association is currently recruiting members to join its Administrative Council!


 Thinking about becoming a Council Representative? Are you interested in advocating for your profession? Do you enjoy teamwork and committee involvement?

Are you an eager student physiotherapist assistant or already in your PTA career?

Would you like to become more involved in your physiotherapist assistant profession in Canada?

Vacancies

Alberta & NWT, Representative

Saskatchewan, Manitoba & Nunavut, Representative

Ontario, Representative

Ontario, Student Representative

Atlantic Canada, Student Representative

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The Council is made up of:

President

President-Elect: moves into the President role in their second year on the Council.

Regional Representatives:

    •  British Columbia & Yukon

    •  Alberta & North West Territories

    •  Saskatchewan

    •  Manitoba & Nunavut

    •  Ontario (3 representatives)

    •  Atlantic Provinces  

What does a Council rep do?

Members of the NPAA Council meet for a one-hour teleconference bi-monthly.  Activities that NPAA representatives might be involved with include:

•  Representing PTA concerns generally or from their specific region to the Administrative

     Council.

•  Providing communication from the Council to the PTA and student members in their regions.

•  Fostering support for and involvement in opportunities provided by the NPAA.

•  Participating in activities and projects initiated by the Administrative Council.

•  Submitting report to the Administrative Council two weeks prior to each meeting of the

     Council.

•  Ensuring communications are sent to the Secretary by the required deadlines.

•  Assisting with the CPA Membership Recruitment campaigns at their schools. Materials

     are provided to assist with this process.

•  Co-ordinating membership recruitment within their regions.

•  Abiding by the CPA Bylaws and Rules & Regulations, and the NPAA Constitution in their

     activities as Representatives.

Participation in the NPAA Council offers physiotherapist assistants & physiotherapist assistants students:

•  Promote the PTA profession within the physiotherapy industry, by becoming involved with

     NPAA & CPA projects and being a spokesperson on behalf of your profession.

•  A chance to develop leadership skills, learn more about professional issues and become

     actively involved in Association activities.

•  Opportunities to network with offers physiotherapist assistants & physiotherapist assistants

     students across the country.

•  Opportunities to get to know leaders in the profession such as your provincial branch board

     members.

•  A great addition to your resumé!

If you are interested in becoming a Council Representative please contact the current NPAA President Amy Stacey npaapresident@physiotherapy.ca, or Marsha Bisson (Components Coordinator, Division and Assemblies) at the CPA National Office: mbisson@physiotherapy.ca