April 8, 2013


ALATA, Alabama’s professional association for athletic trainers, will be holding an election for two vacancies occurring after 12/31/2013 on the Alabama Board of Athletic Trainers, the licensing and regulatory agency for the State of Alabama.  One position is to be held by a Black athletic trainer, and the other by an athletic trainer who is also a licensed physical therapist.  To qualify, a nominee must fall into one of the preceding classifications and must also be a citizen of the United States and have acted as an athletic trainer for at least three years within Alabama immediately preceding appointment.  Any athletic trainer who is currently licensed in the State of Alabama has the right to nominate, attend, and vote on the Board position. 

If you are an Alabama-licensed athletic trainer and would like to nominate a qualified licensee for the upcoming positions, please email your nominations to ALATA Secretary Paul Crawford at alatasec@gmail.com.  Please provide the nominee’s full name and place of employment so that eligibility and acceptance of the nomination can be verified; also include your full name and Alabama license number.  Please email your nominations by 4/30/2013.  Nominations close at Midnight on 4/30/2013; and no nominations will be accepted once nominations close unless ALATA deems it necessary to reopen due to lack of qualified nominees. The positions will be voted on during the Town Hall meeting set for 5/18/2013, at 1:00 PM.  The meeting will be located at the Bay Point Inn Conference Center, Sandestin Golf Resort in Destin, Florida. You must be present to vote.   For more information on ALATA’s Annual Meeting, continuing education opportunities, and full agenda, visit www.alata.org


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