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COMMITTEE:
GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS 

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CO-CHAIR
 

Bob Colandreo, DPT, LAT, ATC

 

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Brett Winston, PhD, LAT, ATC

 

CO-CHAIR
 

ATOM and the Governmental Affairs committee work with Mike Morris of Tremont Strategies to provide lobbying services related to the organizations legislative agenda. 

Partner

Mike Morris

 

​To contact the Legislative/GA Committee, CLICK HERE.

NATA GAC PAGE

 

Links to contact your state representatives

 

Massachusetts State Representatives GO HERE

US House Representatives GO HERE

US Senate GO HERE

Mission Statement
The mission of ATOM's Governmental Affairs Committee is to advise and provide policy recommendations regarding legislative, regulatory, and political action issues to the ATOM Executive Council and to inform the membership of public policy issues affecting the athletic training profession.

 

Committee Goals

  • Monitors governmental activities that may impact the athletic training profession.

  • Review legislation and regulatory changes for their impact on athletic training.

  • Recommend policy on legislative, regulatory and legal issues to the Executive Council.

  • Develop and coordinate state legislative and regulatory strategies.

  • Prioritizes public policy issues according to importance, ability to succeed, and financial impact on the athletic training profession.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with legislative and state administrative staff.

  • Recommend communications regarding state and federal government actions for distribution to the ATOM members.

  • Develop and proposes solutions to public health problems in cooperation with ATOM members, legislative and state administrative staff.

  • Supports a political education program designed to assist members in the legislative and public policy process.

  • Support education programs for association meetings involving legislative, governmental and public policy issues.

  • Supports members to testify before boards, commissions and committees regarding athletic training issues.

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