Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee

Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee

  • Mission
EDAC Logo The mission of the Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee is to serve in an advisory capacity to the Board of Directors of the National Athletic Trainers' Association.  The Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee identifies and addresses issues relevant to ethnic minority members and health care concerns affecting physically active ethnic minority individuals.  The committee advocates sensitivity toward cultural diversity throughout the profession and the association.  The committee with the Board of Directors desires to foster the growth and development of the National Athletic Trainers' Association and its members.  Acknowledging the culturally diverse issues impacting our association, the objectives and strategies are presented to strengthen and unify the association.

  • Motto

Service, Advocacy, and Unity

  • Signs of Progress

While there are signs of progress in the area of ethnic diversity in the National Athletic Trainers' Association, there is still plenty of room for growth. The following represents just a few of the initiatives that have been implemented to improve ethnic diversity in the profession:
• Development of Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee district liaisons
• Establishment of district ethnic diversity committees
• Availability of program planning grants for converting athletic training internship programs to curriculum   programs

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