Home of Northwest Athletic Trainers' Association or NWATA. NATA District 10
Athletic training is practiced by athletic trainers, health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to optimize activity and participation of patients and clients. Athletic training encompasses the prevention, diagnosis, and intervention of emergency, acute, and chronic medical conditions involving impairment, functional limitations, and disabilities.
NWATA.org was created by the Athletic Trainers in District 10 of the NATA to help disseminate information that is critical to the issues that affect the our membership and to help educate the public about a vital group of health professionals that is working in many different venues working with the active people of all ages.
Upcoming Committee Openings!
History/Archives: Pat Archer will role off as the D10 History/Archive Chair, we are looking for someone interested in taking this important D10 committee!!
The purpose and objectives of the History and Archives Committee shall be: To gather and preserve, the information, photographs, and artifacts of the significant events and people in the NWATA, and promote the use of this information to honor our past and inspiration for the advancement of athletic training within our district and the NATA at large.
The history and archives committee shall:
1. Gather and preserve, in one location, evidence of significant EVENTS in the activities of District 10 such as:
a. the first district meeting and the individuals who organized and spoke at that meeting
b. international and national athletic competitions like Pan Am games, University Games, Olympic trails or games that occur in D10.
c. records of significant NATA events within our district such as the National Symposium and convention
d. scholarships granted by the district, information on the individual or group they are named for, and a list of the annual winners ( the scholarship committee must provide this information each year to the history and archives committee)
2. Gather and preserve, in one location, evidence of significant INDIVIDUALS in the history of district 10 such as:
a. district directors and the length of their terms; any significant events or changes in district operations during their terms.
b. National and district hall of fame members (provided by hall of fame committee)
c.Individuals who have serves important roles in advancing the profession of athletic training, district or national association operations; any "firsts to ......"
d. Names and years of any National NATA award winners from our district, including such things as national scholarship, distinguished athletic trainer, and Tim Kerr Award winners.
3. Provide a DVD with this compilation of information to teachers in curriculum schools and interested individuals to "tell the story" of our district. Promote the use this DVD and a display board of the information in the introduction to AT in schools, and at the district and national meetings
If you are interested please send a letter of interest and CV to Cari Wood by May 1st.
Keep communications up to date! Please remember if your contact information has changed to update it at www.nata.org , including your email address! We want to be able to keep you informed of NWATA news via eblast.