Alabama Athletic Trainers' Association ALATA eBlast News
March 21, 2015

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   Nominations open for Alabama Board of Athletic Trainers

ALATA Meeting set for May 15-17, 2015 - San Destin


Nominations open for Alabama Board of Athletic Trainers

Please note that there will be two position vacancies on the Alabama Board of Athletic Trainers effective 12/31/15.   Nominations are limited to Alabama-licensed athletic trainers who are citizens of the United States and have acted as athletic trainers for three years within this state immediately preceding appointment.  Only athletic trainers currently licensed by the Alabama Board of Athletic Trainers are able to nominate qualified athletic trainers meeting the preceding requirements, and only licensed athletic trainers are able to vote.  ALATA is conducting this election on behalf of the Alabama Board of Athletic Trainers; therefore, please email your nominations to ALATA Secretary Paul Crawford at  If you are nominating someone, please provide their full name and their place of employment so that their eligibility and acceptance of the nomination can be verified.  Please provide your full name and Alabama license number as well.  Please email nominations by Aprl 21, 2015.  Nominations will close on April 21, 2015, at midnight if at least one qualified person is nominated for this position.  ALATA reserves the right to reopen nominations only if one qualified person is not nominated for this position. Voting for this election will be held only during ALATA Town Hall Meeting on May 16, 2015, at 1 PM in Sandestin, Florida.  Eligible voters should make plans to attend.


ALATA Meeting set for May 15-17, 2015

Please join the Alabama Athletic Trainers Association for the annual meeting at the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort, Sandestin, FL on May 15-17, 2015.  We will be providing the opportunity to obtain 13 total continuing education units, 10 of which will be EBP CEUs.

Lodging at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort
Call Groups and Conventions 850-267-8159, inform them you are with the ALATA meeting or Book online at and enter group code 2322V8

The registration fee for ALATA members will be $150 for early registration and $190 for late and on-site registration.  We are also offering one day registration for $90.  Room rates start at $139 plus tax and must be reserved by April 12, 2015. Early registration is open and ends April 30, 2015  *Remember April 12 is the cut off date to get discounted room rates so please reserve your room prior to this date. Link to register is here Link to info and Schedule of events is here.