The Southwestern District is composed of Lawrence, Westmoreland, Butler, Green, Beaver, Armstrong, Fayette, Allegheny, and Washington counties.

The Southwestern District meetings are held on the second Tuesday every month beginning with January, March, April, May, September, October, and November. The social will begin at 6:30 PM followed by the educational presentation at 7:00 PM then the business meeting at 8:00PM.



Jamie Dunlap Coates
Southwestern District Director
Term: 1/1/16-12/31/18
Christy Dawes
Christy Neltner
Southwestern District
Vice Chair
Term: 1/1/16-12/31/18
Kristen Hussar
Southwestern District
Term: 1/1/17-12/31/19

Ann Reppermund
Southwestern District Treasurer
Term: 1/1/18-12/31/20

Committee Chairs

Rebecca Stevens
Rebecca Stevens
Southwestern District
Membership Committee Chair
Brooke Klatt
Southwestern District
Education Committee Co-Chair
Brittany Bonatesta
Southwestern District
Education Committee Co-Chair
E Miskell
Emily Miskell
Southwestern District
Publications Committee Chair
Taylor Docherty Pic
Taylor Docherty
Southwestern District
Public Relations Committee Chair

Sarah Jameson

Sarah Jameson, PT, DPT, MS, GCS
Geriatric SIG Chair
Legislative Chair
Southwestern District

Kala Markel
Southwestern District
Nominating Committee Chair
Victoria Kochick
Southwestern District
Nominating Committee

Matt King
Southwestern District
Nominating Committee
Jeffrey Rothman
Jeffrey S. Rothman, DPT, OCS
PPTA Webmaster
PA PT PAC Treasurer
SWD Mini-Combined Sections Meeting Chair
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Mary Wardrop
Mary Wardrop
Southwestern District
PTA Laision

PPTA Ethics Committee
Term: 5/2017 to 12/31/18
Tennille Marie
Tennille Simonson
Southwestern District
PT PAC Event Coordinator

Student Representative to the board

Jessica Volciak
PT Student Representative to the SWD Board
Slippery Rock University

Sierra Shepherd
PTA Student Representative to the SWD Board


2017-18 Southwestern District
Delegation of the PPTA






District Elections NOW Open

by Jeffrey Rothman | Jul 11, 2018

District Elections are Now OPEN!

Voting is now open for the 2018 District Elections. Submit your ballot to cast your vote for who you want to represent your district in one of the following leadership positions: District Chair, District Vice Chair, Delegate, Treasurer, Nominating Committee, Secretary, and for PTA Caucus Representative (voting open to PTAs only).

Here's what you will need to log in:

•    Your APTA Member ID
•    Your Last Name

Once you login in, look through your district's nominees and select who you would like to be elected. There will also be a "Write In" option available. Voting is only open to Active, Retired, and Lifetime PT/PTA members. Voting will end July 31.