Standing and Ad-Hoc Committees

In addition to the members of the Commission and office staff, there are committees, working groups, and site visitors who make recommendations to the Commission; however, the CAATE has final authority and responsibility for all activities and actions of the Commission.   There is a publicly-accessible policy and procedure manual available on the website that fully describes  the function of the standing committees.  groups, and site visitors.

Standing Committees

Review Committee
  • Barbara Long, EdD, ATC (Chair)
  • Doug Gregory, MD
  • Dennis Gruber, EdD, ATC
  • Kysha Harriell, MS, ATC
  • Joseph Hart, PhD, ATC
  • Forrest Pecha, MS, ATC, CSCS, OTC
  • William Pitney, EdD, ATC, FNATA
  • Pat Sexton, EdD, ATC, ATR, CSCS
  • Aric Warren, EdD, ATC, LAT
  • Andrew Winterstein, PhD, ATC
  • Valerie Herzog, EdD, ATC, LAT
  • Xristos Gaglias, MA, ATC
  • Toni Torres-McGehee, PhD, ATC
  • Eric Lippincott, PT, ATC
  • John Parsons, PhD, ATC
  • Bonnie Van Lunen, PhD, ATC, FNATA
  • Amanda Benson, PhD, ATC
  • Sarah Manspeaker, PhD, ATC
  • Brad Robinson, MS, ATC
Site Visit Committee
  • LesLee Taylor, PhD, ATC (interim chair)
  • Carrie Docherty, PhD, ATC, FNATA
  • Jay Hertel, PhD, ATC, FACSM, FNATA
  • Robin Ploeger, EdD, ATC, LAT
  • Christopher Smith, PhD, ATC
Annual Report Committee
  • Robert Sipes, EdD, ATC (chair)
  • Stephanie Mazerolle, PhD, ATC
  • Debbie Bradney, DPE, ATC
  • Dani Moffitt, PhD, ATC
  • Todd Neuharth, MA, ATC
  • Jennifer Doherty-Restrepo, PhD, ATC
  • Douglas Horton, MS, ATC
Ethics & Professional Standards Committee
  • Michael Hudson, PhD, ATC (chair)
  • Matthew Kutz, MS, MEd, ATC, CSCS
  • Michael Miller, EdD, ATC, CSCS
  • Kimberly S. Peer, EdD, ATC, LAT
  • Gretchen Schlabach, PhD, ATC
Standards Committee
  • Craig Garrison, PhD, PT, ATC, SCS
  • Chris Ingersoll, PhD, ATC, FNATA
  • Gail Samdperil, PhD, ATC
  • Luzita Vela, PhD, ATC

Ad-Hoc Committees

AT Common Application System Advisory Panel
  • Anthony Breitbach, PhD, ATC
  • Valerie Herzog, EdD, ATC, LAT
  • Mikael Kimmelman, PhD, CCC-SLP
  • Angela Moore, BS
  • LesLee Taylor, PhD, ATC