Our Leadership


Kristen Mason, PT, DPT, OCS Kristen Mason, PT, DPT, OCS
Kristen Vick, PT, DPT Kristen Vick, PT, DPT
President Elect
Mary Ann Ketterman, PT, DPT Mary Ann Ketterman, PT, DPT
Abbey H. Sullivan, PT, DPT, PCS, CKTP Abbey H. Sullivan, PT, DPT, PCS, CKTP
Amber Gadow, PT, DPT, PCS Amber Gadow, PT, DPT, PCS
Chief Delegate
Samantha Martel, PT, DPT Samantha Martel, PT, DPT
Ryan Maddrey PT, DPT Ryan Maddrey PT, DPT
Marissa Slate, PT, DPT, PCS Marissa Slate, PT, DPT, PCS
Edward 'Ty' Collier, PT, DPT Edward 'Ty' Collier, PT, DPT
Rochelle Bragg, PTA Rochelle Bragg, PTA
Regina Renae Marsh Regina Renae Marsh
PTA Caucus Representative
Kelly Lass Kelly Lass
Executive Director

If you have a question about a committee or wish to contact a committee chair, please send a message to info@aptasc.org.



Bylaws Committee:

  • Marilyn Swygert
  • Mollie Barrow


  • Amber Gadow, Chief Delegate
  • Lisa Saladin
  • Adam Smith
  • Patrick Berner
  • Tori Gude
  • Kristen Mason (alternate) 

District Chairs:

  • Low Country:  Catherine VanDerWerker and Laura Baird, co-chairs
  • Lower Coastal: Mary Benedict and Karen Monstein, co-chairs
  • Midlands: Cathy Arnot and Jonathan Donley, co-chairs  
  • Pee-Dee: vacant
  • Upstate: Jenni Wakemn and Keely Isbell, co-chairs
  • Grand Strand: Samantha Martel and David Haught, co-chairs

Ethics Committee:

  • Barbara Wilson
  • Sara Kraft

Federal Affairs: 

  • Alicia Flach PT

Finance Committee:

  • Tracie Rodak, Treasurer
  • Vivian Dunlop
  • Trudy Messer

Health Promotion and Wellness:

  • Patrick Berner
  • Yves Gege
  • Reed Handlery
  • Ryan Maddrey
  • Patrice Hazen
  • Sara Young
  • Chris Studebaker
  • Kyle Thibodeaux

Legislative Committee:

  • Aaron Embry, Chair
  • Jeff Askins
  • Amber Gadow
  • Ulysses Juntilla
  • Chris Wilson
  • Alicia Flach
  • Tristan Faile
  • Will Reeside
  • Kristin Vick
  • Gretchen Seif
  • Jim Sroker
  • Kristen Mason
  • James Newman
  • Jim Floyd


  • Adam Lutz, Chair
  • Jim Stoker
  • Janet Shelley
  • Robbie Leonard 

Membership Committee:

  • Adam Smith
  • Jason St. Clair
  • Steve Prince
  • Laura Keys
  • Mardell Bates

Newsletter Committee:

  • Kelly Crapps

Nominating Committee:

  • Shari Tanner, Chair
  • Ryan Maddrey

Payment and Policy Committee:

  • Nicole Kluckhohn, Chair
  • Robbie Leonard
  • Derek White
  • Marilyn Swygert
  • Tracie Rodak
  • Erica Rouvalis
  • Bob Carpenter
  • Janet Shelley

Program Committee:

  • Jessica Jacobs, Chair
  • Trudy Messer
  • Aaron Embry
  • Gretchen Seif
  • Kevin Green
  • Chris Franz
  • Crystal Burnett
  • Kyle Hopfsberger

Public Relations Committee:

  • Heather Connor, Chair
  • Max Jordan

Research and Education Committee:

  • Catherine VanDerwerker, Chair
  • Taylor Powell
  • Cindy Buchannon
  • Addie Middleton
  • Nathanial Moore
  • Bryant Seamon
  • Adam Lutz