It has taken many, many volunteers over the years to bring about all that FSBPT has accomplished. Below are some of their names and the various ways in which we acknowledge their contributions.
Their contribution led to the vision and creation of FSBPT.
Individuals actively involved in FSBPT for at least ten years.
Individuals selected by the President for their significant contributions.
Criteria include developing sixty approved items and attending a writing workshop.
Volunteers who have made a significant contribution during the past year.
Jurisdictions that have made significant accomplishments towards increasing public protection for their consumers of physical therapy services.
Grateful acknowledgement is expressed to our honorary members, whose dedication, insight, and aspirations led to the vision and creation of FSBPT.
This award, named after FSBPT's first Treasurer, recognizes and honors individuals who have made a lasting, significant and distinguished contribution to FSBPT. More specifically, these individuals have been actively involved in FSBPT activities for at least ten years, having made a significant contribution of volunteer time, talents, and service to the mission of the organization.
Richard McDougall, affectionately known as “Mac,” was Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Kentucky from 1965 – 1982 and continued as a professor in the department until 1991.
An active member of the Kentucky American Physical Therapy Association and Kentucky State Board of Physical Therapy, Mac was an integral member of APTA’s Task Force to establish a Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy.
In 1986, Mac was instrumental in creating this new, separate organization of state licensing boards that took ownership of the National Physical Therapy Examination from APTA. He was recognized as an Honorary Member of FSBPT for this monumental work.
Mac became FSBPT's first treasurer in 1986 and continued on the FSBPT’s Board of Directors to 2000. During that time, he received two Outstanding Service Awards and three President’s Awards. His leadership as treasurer on the FSBPT board of directors built a foundation for excellence, integrity and financial stability, which is still evident today.
The Academy of Advanced Item Writers consists of those National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE®) item writers who develop both quality and quantity items as defined in the criteria below.
The President’s Award recognizes and honors those individuals who, in the President’s opinion, made significant, outstanding contributions to FSBPT during the past year.
The Outstanding Service Award recognizes and honors individuals who have made a significant contribution to FSBPT through their volunteer work during the past year.
The Excellence in Regulation Award was created to recognize jurisdictions that have made significant accomplishments towards increasing public protection for their consumers of physical therapy services.
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