Student Leadership Committee Update

July 2019

Student Leadership Committee Meeting
July 1st 2019
7:30pm-8:15pm VIA: Zoom

Event Dates:

  • Fall mixer (picnic). When: Discussed September 21st 2019. where: TBA. Catering: undecided. Budget: ?. Plan for SLC to come up with activities for the event: 3 legged race, PT trivia, egg on a spoon walk? To be continued at next meeting.
  • Advocacy Dinner. When: TBA. Where: Pacific University
  • OPTA Student conference. When: Spring 2020. Where: GFU or PU


  • Improve communication: reply to every SLC member email, just an acknowledgement will do.
  • Scotti mentioned a specialist PTA to do a power point presentation for both PTA programs, Kayla will discuss with Christina H., PT, when would be a good time for this presentation to take place. To be continued.
  • Google doc goals: Peter sent out to SLC members via email.
  • Literature Review: Peter’s envision of an educational opportunity for PT/PTA professors, professionals, or retired professionals in the field of PT to present a recent article in an online meeting presentation to PT and PTA students that will be invited via email with a ZOOM link. This will take place once a month from October 2019 to April 2020. Discussed budgeting for ZOOM pro on 4 devices. To be continued.
  • PTA spark note: ?
  • Decision on Sydney to take treasurer position, Kayla to take Secretary position on SLC.

Next SLC Meeting: Early August
Location: Via ZOOM

March 2019

The OPTA Student Leadership Committee celebrates the beginning of its 5th year with the initiation of their 2019-2020 committee members. With roots, deep in representing and fostering relationships between Oregon DPT and PTA students, we look forward to the impact and contribution these passionate and inspiring student leaders will have on their mission statement during their term.

2019-20 Student Leadership Committee

  • George Fox University - Peter Cain, SPT (Chief Liaison)
  • Pacific University - Sara Servi Rattigan, SPT
  • Mt. Hood Community College - Scotlyn Gamboa, SPTA
  • Lane Community College - Kayla Rondeau, SPTA

Core Ambassador (Mt. Hood Community College) – Scotlyn Gamboa, SPTA


Student Leadership Committee: Fosters interaction between the OPTA, SPTs and SPTAs throughout Oregon. Represents the interests of students in Oregon and provides an opportunity for leadership development and professional engagement.
Looking for students who are: Passionate, engaged, creative and energetic.

Contact: Peter Cain   [email protected]