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The Illinois Athletic Trainers Associations has a number of committees and non-voting advisory positions. Each committee chair and advisor is responsible for reporting information to the IATA Board and submitting regular reports on committee action. Feel free to contact these individuals for further information or if you are interested in joining a committee.
Tracks income and expenses for the IATA, also responsible for the budget.
Accepts and reviews applications for the various scholarships that are given out annually, and presents scholarships at the IATA State Meeting in November.
Responsible for developing and sharing information pertinent to Illinois Athletic Trainers with all members of the IATA.
Conducts ethical elections to fill positions on the Board of Directors as needed.
Responsible for maintaining positive relationships with Illinois lawmakers and stakeholders in Illinois government. Also a source of information for anything regarding the Illinois Practice Act, licensure, NPI numbers, and other legislation.
The CECAT is comprised of AT students and ATs who are in their first five years of professional practice. The goal of the CECAT is to promote both athletic training students and early career athletic trainers in various ways.
Responsible for scheduling the state meeting, securing speakers, vendors, and registrations by members.
To develop, enhance & support avenues of revenue for the profession of Athletic Training in the State of Illinois.
Coordinate development, delivery, and evaluation of continuing education events for the IATA.
Promotes athletic training in the secondary school setting, strives to improve the working environment of the secondary school athletic trainer, and maintains relationships with other stakeholders in the secondary school setting (IHSA, parents, coaches, etc.)
Accepts applications and nominations for all honors and awards that are given annually at the IATA State Meeting in November.
Organizes the annual IATA golf outing to promote camaraderie among all Illinois athletic trainers. This includes securing hole sponsors and raffle prizes, as well as scheduling and registrations.
Responsible for promoting success and retention of young professionals (certified for 10 years or less), through educational programming, social events, and volunteer mobilization.