ATAF Committee and Chairs

Education Committee:
Kristen C. Schellhase, EdD, LAT, ATC, CSCS


Secondary Schools Athletic Trainers Committee (SSATC):
Julie Burton MS, LAT, ATC & Keith Meissau, LAT, ATC


Honors & Awards Committee:
Emily Hall, PhD, LAT, ATC


College & University Athletic Trainers Committee:
Jon Michelini, MS, LAT, ATC


Public Relations and Marketing Committee:
Christopher Brown, PhD, LAT, ATC, CSCS


Corporate Partners Committee:
Joe Kanefsky, PhD, LAT, ATC, CSCS


Governmental Affairs Committee (GAC):
John Finley, LAT, ATC


Political Action:
If interested in PAC, please contact


Nominations Committee:
Scott Freer, Ph.D., LAT, ATC

Constitution & By-Laws:


Committee on Practice Advancement (COPA):
Matt McGraw, MS, LAT, ATC, PES


Century Club:
Dan Teahan, MS, LAT, ATC


History & Archives:
Sue Stanley-Green, MS, LAT, ATC


Hall of Fame:
Scott Anderson, MA, LAT, ATC


Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee (EDAC):
Cheryl Hairston, MS, LAT, ATC



Committee on Professional Ethics (COPE):
Stacey Higgins


University and College Athletic Training Student Committee:

Jennifer Restrepo, PhD, LAT, ATC


Young Professionals Committee:
Carlos Gual, MS, LAT, ATC

ATAF Mission

​The Athletic Trainers’ Association of Florida is committed to the advancement of our profession through education, community engagement, legislative efforts, and professional development, dedicating financial support and leadership, ultimately enhancing patient-centered care.

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