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Governmental Affairs Committee

​​Purpose is to monitor state and federal legislation; develop strategic relationships with external organizations; monitor the AT Practice Act; provide society members with current policy, regulatory and legislative information; and foster members involvement in legislative activities.

How to participate in the 2024 IATS Legislative Advocacy Weeks:

At the links below, learn about the importance of ATs working with our legislators for the protection of our patients and promotion of our profession as well as how to foster those relationships with your local legislators.

2024 Hit the Hill Member Guide

2024 Hit the Hill Student Guide

AT Talking points

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AT Fact Sheet

NATA Resources for educating Public

AT Core Competencies

ATs Reduce Risk

ATs in the Armed Forces

Committee Chair

Lisa Bengston -


Committee Members

Melanie Mason

Otto Krueger

Kaitlin Hora

Jennie Sertterh

Christorpher Fagerness


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