On June 10, the American Physical Therapy Association held its annual election and North Carolina’s very own Kyle Covington, PT, DPT, PhD, was elected vice speaker of the APTA House of Delegates. As of June 12th, Kyle will assume his new role with the APTA Board of Directors.
Over the next month, the NCPTA Vice-President, Mary Kay Hannah will transition into the role of NCPTA President and with Kyle’s assistance in hand off, Mary Kay will assume the president’s responsibilities in the interim until elections are held in the fall. At the June NCPTA Board meeting, the Board will also appoint individuals to assume the newly created roles of State Legislative Chairperson and Federal Affairs Liaison, duties previously performed by the Vice-President.
Past NCPTA President, Deirdre "Dee" Daley, PT, DPT, MSHPE, was also elected to the APTA Board in the role of Director.
Many thanks to Kyle for his exceptional leadership over the last 3 years!Best of luck to him in his new APTA role!
Congratulations to both Kyle and Dee! The North Carolina Chapter is proud!