2018-2019 Project Committees:
NC Student Conclave
The purpose of the student conclave project committee shall be to help plan and execute the annual North Carolina Student Conclave. This event occurs each spring and is under the direction of the SSIG Director of Student Involvement and Chair. They will be responsible for booking speakers, planning meals, coordinating networking events, and setting up the PT Pub Night. Additionally, they will assist with advertising and budgeting for the event. Members are expected to serve this position until the subsequent NC Student Conclave.
The purpose of the community service project committee shall be to seek out volunteer opportunities available to students in the state, encourage volunteerism, and communicate opportunities to the Outreach Challenge Director. Additionally, they will be taxed with coordinating a volunteer event for the student conclave each year. They are encouraged to attend the SSIG meetings at NCPTA Fall Conference to announce outreach challenge winners and discuss available opportunities for volunteer involvement. They will be asked to collect photos from events their programs participate in to share with the NCPTA PR Committee. Applications for the PC are due November 30, 2018 and will be reviewed by the current SSIG members. They will be expected to serve this position until the subsequent NC Student Conclave.
*This committee is currently accepting applications.
The purpose of the engagement project committee shall be to coordinate blog pieces for the NCPTA SSIG blog. This includes brainstorming topics, finding students to write pieces, and editing what has been written. They are under the supervision and guidance of the SSIG chair and vice chair, both of which would be responsible for publishing pieces. The PC would work with said individuals to set deadlines for pieces and coordinate appropriate communication to students. Additionally, each person will be asked to write one piece during their term that will be decided on by other members of the PC. Members are expected to serve this position until the subsequent NC Student Conclave.
The purpose of the summer social project committee shall be to help plan and execute this annual event. They will serve as a resource for programs when planning the event, as well as seeking students to lead the effort and act as a contact for their region. They will be responsible for assisting with events for regions that do not have a designated student. This position falls under the SSIG Director of Student Involvement and Vice-Chair. Members are expected to serve this position until December of the year they are appointed.
The purpose of the professional advocacy project committee shall be to serve as a resource for students and encourage participation in advocacy. Additionally, they will be tasked with hosting national advocacy dinners at their program, as well as encouraging other programs to participate. They, along with the NC Core Ambassador, will serve as a resource to execute these events. They will be responsible for working with the core ambassador to brainstorm events, social media avenues/communication, etc. to encourage advocacy and provide opportunities for this. This would include locating and providing information on Federal Advocacy Forum at the state and national level. They will be asked to stay abreast of current issues in PT and communicate ways for involvement with students in the state. This PC serves under the Core Ambassador. Members are expected to serve until December of the same year they are appointed.
PT-PAC & Foundation for Physical Therapy
The purpose of the PT-PAC/Foundation for Physical Therapy project committee will be to disseminate information on events supporting these causes, encourage students to participate, and brainstorm/execute events at their program and in their communities to support these events. They will be tasked with taking photos at these events and sharing them with the NCPTA PR Committee. Members are expected to serve until the
subsequent student conclave.