Candidates for ALATA
Candidate for ALATA
Voting Information and
Paul Crawford, EdD, ATC
Candidate for Secretary
Crawford received his BS degree from the University of North Alabama
in 1988, a Masters degree from University of West Alabama in 1990,
and his EdD degree from Delta State University in 1999. He has been
a Certified Athletic Trainer since 1989. Paul currently works in
the secondary setting at Central High School in Florence, AL as a
teacher and an athletic trainer. Paul worked as a clinical athletic
trainer for the former Healthsouth Corp, from 1996-2000. He also
served as Head Athletic Trainer in the collegiate setting at Delta
State University from 1992-1996. Prior to 1992, he served as
graduate assistant athletic trainer at UT-Chattanooga for a year and
also worked for a year for the North Alabama Sports Medicine
Institute. Paul is also currently serving as adjunct Instructor in
HPER department at University of West Alabama.
Paul has served ALATA as the chair of the Scholarship Committee for
several years and also served a term on the Executive Board as a
Paul resides in Florence, AL with his wife, Dana, and two children,
Caitlyn and Cayla Dee.
Ginger Gilmore, MS, ATC
Candidate for Secretary
Gilmore has a wide-range of knowledge and experience in the sports
medicine field, which can be found in her work with a variety of
sports. She joined the UA Sports Medicine staff in January
1996, where she worked with women's basketball (1996-98), baseball
(1998-2006) and football (2007-present). She is one of three
full-time football athletic trainers on the current staff.
In addition to being the first full-time female football and
baseball athletic trainer in Alabama history, Gilmore was also the
first female student athletic trainer in the football program's
storied history, working as a student trainer during the 1991
football season under head coach Gene Stallings.
She earned her bachelor's degree in Athletic Training from the
University of Alabama in 1992. Gilmore earned her master's
degree from Northwestern State University in 1994. Upon
graduation, she was named full-time athletic trainer at NSU, where
she worked with football, baseball, and women's basketball from 1994
to 1995. She returned to Alabama in January of 1996.
Gilmore also has international experience, serving as an Athletic
Trainer at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, GA as well as
Athletic Trainer for Athletes in Action Tennis tour competing in the
South of France.
Her professional awards include the Alabama Athletic Trainers
Association "College and University Athletic Trainer of the Year"
for 2003 and the "Distinguished Alumni Award" for the College of
Human Environmental Sciences at the capstone, 2007. She has
also been invited as quest lecturer to the National Athletic
Trainer's Association Annual National Symposium, the ASMI Injuries
in Baseball Course, DCH Sports Medicine Symposium, and Southern
Therapy Services Annual Symposium to name a few.
A native of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, Ms. Gilmore's immediate
family endured the wrath of Hurricane Katrina. As an unmatched
act of kindness, members of the University of Alabama baseball team
made the trip to Hancock County to aid in her family's recovery.
Their act of gracious servitude will not be forgotten.
Gilmore has recently returned from Niger, Africa where she was part
of a mission trip sponsored by Campus Crusade for Christ. She
also enjoys competing as an equestrian in Hunter/Jumper and Dressage
horse shows. She has one horse, named Fleur de Lis.
Alyson Gramley, MEd, ATC
Candidate for Secretary
Gramley is a Licensed and Certified Assistant Athletic Trainer at
Troy University, a position she has held for seven years. Her
primary sport assignments are Football and Men’s Basketball. She is
a classroom Instructor and Approved Clinical Instructor in the
Athletic Training Education Program where she supervises Athletic
Training Students in various settings. She is also an Instructor
for the American Red Cross with which her responsibilities include
providing first aid and CPR training to members of the Athletics
Department Staff as well as within the Kinesiology Department as an
Gramley is a two-time graduate from TROY, receiving her BS in
Athletic Training in 1999 and MEd in Physical Education in 2004.
She served as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at TROY from
2001-2004, where she was primarily responsible for the Rodeo,
Women’s Soccer, and Football teams.
Gramley was certified in 2000 and has been a member of NATA and
ALATA since 2005. She is a regular participant at ALATA Annual
Symposium and was a panelist speaker at the 2006 SEATA Conference in
conjunction with the Women in Athletic Training Committee. Gramley
was featured along with other female athletic trainers in the
February 2007 issue of the NATA News “The Great Balancing Act:
Motherhood and Athletic Training.”
In her free time, she enjoys cooking and baking as well as jogging
and exercise. She currently resides in Troy and has one daughter,
Anthony W. Andrews,
MA, ATC, C.Ped
Candidate for Treasurer
attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he went
through the athletic training internship, in March of 2000 he
graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Health Ed./Promotion. In
August of 2001 he graduated with a Masters in Sports Medicine
Healthcare from the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa.
While working as an out-reach athletic trainer, he earned his
certification as a Pedorthist in 2003. He is currently employed by
UAB Sports Medicine.
Anthony is married and has 3 children and resides in Kimberly, AL.
Voting Information and
Leah Taylor, Alabama Board
of Athletic Trainers Executive Secretary, will be presiding over
these elections. Please go to
https://www.SignUp4.net/Public/ap.aspx?EID=ALAT14E to vote
online OR print this
ballot and mail so that
it is received by September 27, 2010 to:
Ms. Leah Taylor, Executive
Alabama Board of Athletic Trainers
PO Box 243011
Montgomery, Alabama 36124
athletic trainer or licensed athletic trainer members of ALATA are
eligible to vote. Voting begins September 17, 2010 and closes
2010 at 10:59 PM CDT; if mailed, the ballot must be received
by September 27, 2010.
The SEATA Elections Committee has declared a run-off in the 2010 Special Election for SEATA Vice President between David Green and Karen Lew. Please read the following biographies at www.seata.org/elec10sb.htm and then go to the provided link to vote.
All eligible voters (certified regular, certified retired and certified student members in good standing) may choose to vote electronically at https://www.SignUp4.net/Public/ap.aspx?EID=SEAT58E or print and mail the provided ballot to Jennifer Armstrong, CPA of Gainspoletti & Associates. All ballots must be postmarked or submitted electronically no later than 11:59 P.M. EDT Friday, September 24, 2010. SEATA By-Laws require a simple majority (50 % plus 1 of the valid ballots received) to be declared the winner of the election. The winner of this run-off will be announced by September 29 and will take office immediately.
The SEATA Elections Committee encourages ALL eligible voters to participate in this important election. Of the 3,390 eligible SEATA voters, only 144 (4.25 %) valid ballots were cast in the initial election.
Please, take a few minutes to vote in this Special Election Run-Off for SEATA Vice President and encourage your friends and colleagues to vote as well.
Candidates for Vice President
David T. Green, MA, ATC, LAT
Karen M. Lew, MEd., ATC, LAT
The winner of this Special Election will take office immediately and will only be eligible for 1 additional term as SEATA Vice-President.
certified members in good standing in SEATA on August 19, 2010 are
eligible to vote.
voting will take place between September 10 and 11:59 P.M. EDT Friday, September
submitted ballots (online or mail) are confidential and go to the
SEATA accounting firm for validation and tabulation.
to vote online OR submit the
by mail (postmark) by
P.M. EDT Friday, September 24, 2010 to:
Jennifer Armstrong, CPA
c/o Gainspoletti & Associates
Attention: SEATA Elections
P O Box 1259
Cleveland, MS 38732