NATA Liaison Groups

Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Sports Cardiovascular & Wellness Nutrition (SCAN) Group

NATA Liaison to SCAN: Dana L. White, MS, ATC, RD
SCAN Liaison to NATA: Dana L. White, MS, ATC, RD

Academy for Sports Dentistry (ASD)

NATA Liaison to ASD: Robert Ogar, ATC; Intercollegiate Council for Sports Medicine; Secondary School Athletic Trainers' Committee
ASD Liaison to NATA: Paul Nativi

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Sports Neurology Section

NATA Liaison to AAN: Todd P. Daniels, ATC, LMP, CSCS

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

NATA Liaison to AAOS: Christopher Mendias, PhD, ATC
AAOS Liaison to NATA: Robert G Watkins, MD

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness (COSMF)

NATA Liaison to AAP: Donald W. Bagnall, ATC; Council on Practice Advancement
AAP Liaison to NATA: Jeanne Lindros, MPH

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

NATA Liaison to AAPA: Lawrence H. Collins, ATC, PA-C; Council on Practice Advancement

American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators (AACCA)

NATA Liaison to AACCA: Karen Lew Feirman, MEd, LAT, ATC

American Association of Orthopaedic Executives (AAOE)

NATA Liaison to AAOE: James Patrick Nelson, MSAT, ATC, CSCS

American Chiropractic Association (ACA)

American College Health Association (ACHA)

NATA Liaison to ACHA: Lori Dewald, EdD, ATC, MCHES; Intercollegiate Council for Sports Medicine
ACHA Liaison to NATA: Kristen J. Buglione, MPH, ATC, CHES

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

NATA Liaison to ACSM: NATA President
ACSM Liaison to NATA: Rod A. Harter, PhD, ATC, FNATA

American Football Coaches Association (AFCA)

American Kinesiology Association (AKA)

American Kinesiotherapy Association (AKTA)

NATA Liaison to AKTA: Mike Sullivan, MS, ATC

AKTA Liaison to NATA: Arthur J. Robinson, RKT

American Medical Association (AMA) Healthcare Professional Advisory Committee (HCPAC)

NATA Liaison to AMA HCPAC: Karen D. Fennell, MS, ATC

American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

NATA Liaison to AMSSM: NATA President
AMSSM Liaison to NATA: Larry McLain, MD

American Optometric Association (AOA) Sport Vision Section

NATA Liaison to AOA: Todd P. Daniels, ATC, LMP, CSCS

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)

NATA Liaison to AOSSM: NATA President
AOSSM Liaison to NATA: Robert E. Hunter, MD

American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine (AOASM)

AOASM Liaison to NATA: Priscilla Tu, DO

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

NATA Liaison to APTA: NATA President
APTA Liaison to NATA: Paul Rockar, Jr., PT, DPT, MS

American Public Health Association (APHA)

American Red Cross (ARC)

Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP)

NATA Liaison to ASAHP: Anthony Paul Breitbach, PhD, ATC; Executive Committee for Education
ASAHP Liaison to NATA: Richard E. Talbott

Athletic Equipment Managers Association (AEMA)

NATA Liaison to AEMA: Jeremy J Busch, MEd, ATC; Intercollegiate Council for Sports Medicine
AEMA Liaison to NATA: Jerry Fife

Canadian Athletic Therapists' Association (CATA)

NATA Liaison to CATA: Kevin Miller, PhD, AT, ATC; International Committee
CATA Liaison to NATA: Kelly D. Stott, EdD, ATC, CAT(C)

College Athletic Trainers' Society (CATS)

NATA Liaison to CATS: Intercollegiate Council for Sports Medicine

Female Athlete Triad Coalition (FATC)

NATA Liaison to FATC: Toni M. Torres-McGehee, PhD, SCAT, ATC

Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)

NATA Liaison to HOSA: Secondary School Athletic Trainers' Committee

International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS)

NATA Liaison to FIMS: International Committee

Japan Athletic Trainers' Organization (JATO)

NATA Liaison to JATO: Rick Griffin, MS, ATC; International Committee
JATO Liaison to NATA: Jiro Shikakura, ATC, MS

Mental Health America (MHA)

NATA Liaison to MHA: Timothy Neal, MS, ATC; ATs Care Committee; LGBTQ+ Advisory Committee

National Association of Advisors of Health Professions

NATA Liaison to NAAHP: Executive Committee for Education

National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA)

NATA Liaison to NACDA: Mark Bohling, MS, ATC, LAT; Intercollegiate Council for Sports Medicine

National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT)

NATA Liaison to NAEMT: Dustin J. Briggs, ATC, CSCS, AEMT
NAEMT Liaison to NATA: Dennis Rowe

National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

NATA Liaison to NAIA: Darin Voigt, ATC, PES; Intercollegiate Council for Sports Medicine

National Association of Orthopaedic Technologists (NAOT)

NATA Liaison to NAOT: Cassie Ruth WInkfield, MS, ATC, OTC

National Association of School Nurses

NATA Liaison to NASN: Secondary School Athletic Trainers' Committee
NASN Liaison to NATA: Judy Robinson, PhD, RN

National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS)

NATA Liaison to NFHS: NATA President

National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA)

NATA Liaison to NIRSA: Brittany Bingham, MA, ATC

National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE)

NATA Liaison to NOCSAE: Kim Daneen Barber Foss, MS, ATC, LAT; Intercollegiate Council for Sports Medicine; Secondary School Athletic Trainers' Committee

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

NATA Liaison to NSCA: Michael G. Miller, PhD, EdD, FNATA, ATC; Intercollegiate Council for Sports Medicine
NSCA Liaison to NATA: William Holcomb, PhD, ATC, FNATA

National Collegiate Athletic Association

NATA Liaison to NCAA: NATA President

NCAA Rules Committees

NATA Liaison to NCAA Football Rules Committees: Intercollegiate Council for Sports Medicine

North American Spine Society (NASS)

NATA Liaison to NASS: Marisa A. Colston, PhD, ATC; Council on Practice Advancement

Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America (POSNA)

NATA Liaison to POSNA: Kenneth Rogers, PhD, ATC; Council on Practice Advancement
POSNA Liaison to NATA: Kevin Shea, MD

Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine Society (PRISM)

NATA Liaison to PRISM: Kenneth Rogers, PhD, ATC; Council on Practice Advancement

Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA)

NATA Liaison to PAMA: Jeffrey A. Russell, PhD, ATC; Council on Practice Advancement

SHAPE America

NATA Liaison to SHAPE America: Melissa D. Long, EdD, ATC, LAT

Sidelined USA

NATA Liaison to Sidelined USA: Jordan Anderson, MS, ATC

Taylor Hooton Foundation (THF)

NATA Liaison to THF: Robert J. Casmus, MS, ATC, LAT; Intercollegiate Council for Sports Medicine, Secondary School Athletic Trainers' Committee

U.S. Bone & Joint Initiative (USBJI)

NATA Liaison to USBJI: Paul A. Ullucci, Jr., PhD, ATC, DPT

U.S. Lacrosse

NATA Liaison to US Lacrosse: Nina Walker, MA, LAT, ATC/ICSM; David Byrnes, MS, ATC/SSATC

U.S. Soccer

NATA Liaison to US Soccer: Bo C. Leonard, MS, ATC, PES

USA Football

NATA Liaison to USA Football: Richard A. McPherson, MS, ATC, LAT