SECONDARY SCHOOL ATHLETIC TRAINERS' COMMITTEE (SSAT)
COMMITTEE CONTACTS
Ciara L. Taylor, MS, ATC, LAT

Chair & District IX Representative (AL)

Joseph Lemery, ATC
Member (AL)

 

Kenneth Keister, ATC

Member (FL)

 

Katie Terrell, ATC

Member (GA)

 

Andrew Carlson, ATC

Member (KY)

 

Alex Dibbley, ATC

Member (LA)

 

Rebbecca Ruckes, ATC

Member (MS)

Mark Creasey, ATC

Member (TN)

 

 

 

Board Liaison:  Peggy Bratt (TN)

 

 

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COMMITTEE INFORMATION

1.  NATA Committee

a) Composition. This district-based committee is comprised of members from the secondary school setting.

b) Purpose. Identify and address issues of concern to secondary school athletic trainers.

c) Duties

i) Study the unique concerns and responsibilities associated with secondary school athletic training.

ii) Develop programs and initiatives to address these concerns.

2. SEATA Sub-Committee (Tier 2)

a) Composition (8 members). This State based sub-committee shall be composed of secondary-school athletic trainers; of which, one committee member from each state in SEATA and a duly appointed Chair to represent District IX at NATA.

b) Chair: The sub-committee chair shall be appointed by the SEATA President, in consultation with the District Director, State President(s), and/or committee members; and approved by the Executive Board. The Chair shall also serve as the District IX representative on the corresponding NATA committee.

i) The term of this sub-committee Chair shall be in compliance and accordance to the NATA Committee’s Policy and Procedures (See NATA P&P Manual).

ii) At the conclusion of his/her tenure as District IX Representative on the NATA Committee, the member may petition his/her respective State President to be a replacement of the current State member on this sub-committee; as each State is only permitted one committee member.

c) Purpose. To identify and address issues of concern to the athletic trainers in the secondary school setting.

d) Duties.

i) Recognize the unique concerns and responsibilities associated with the secondary school athletic training practice setting.

ii) Develop and provide programs and activities to enhance and promote the effectiveness of secondary school athletic trainers.

e) Polices: Members of this organization support group shall adhere to and follow the general SEATA Committee Policies as stated in Section II.C of this P&P Manual.

The Southeast Athletic Trainers' Association (SEATA) is District IX of the National Athletic Trainers' Association.  It is a not-for-profit organization dealing with the concerns of its members and the profession of athletic training as a whole.  This association was first started back in 1950.  Initially comprised of the members of the Southeastern Conference schools, this district is represented by Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

SEATA

P.O. Box 931

Thibodaux, LA  70302

SEATA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or age.  SEATA is committed to accessibility and nondiscrimination in all aspects of its continuing education activities.  Participants who have special needs are encouraged to contact the program organizers so that all reasonable efforts to accommodate these needs can be made.

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