Southwest District (SWD)

The Southwest District is composed of Lawrence, Westmoreland, Butler, Green, Beaver, Armstrong, Fayette, Allegheny, and Washington counties.

The Southwest District meetings are held on the second Tuesday every month beginning with January, March, April, May, September, October, and November. The social will begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by the educational presentation at 7:00 p.m. then the business meeting at 8:00 p.m.

News and Events


Nuket Curran
Southwest District Director
Term ends: 12/31/24

Brittany Bonatesta
Southwest District Vice Chair
Term ends: 12/31/22
  Anne Reppermund
Southwest District Treasurer

Melissa Dreger
Southwest District Secretary
Term ends: 12/31/24
Dianne Charity
Southwest District Nominating Committee Member
Term ends: 12/31/23
  Scott Hargraves
Southwest District Nominating Committee Chair
Term ends: 12/31/22

Committee Chairs

Eric Horton
Southwest District Membership Committee Chair
Stephanie Boy-Young
Southwest District Education Committee Co-Chair 
Leslie Smychnsky
Southwest District Education Committee Co-Chair
Natalie Novak
Southwest District Publications Committee Chair

Sarah Jameson Sarah Jameson
Southwest District Legislative Chair
Jeffrey S. Rothman
SWD Mini-Combined Sections Meeting Chair 
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Mary Wardrop
Southwest District PTA Liaison
APTA PA Ethics Committee
Tennille Simonson
Southwest District PT PAC Event Coordinator

Student Representatives to the Board

Alysse Dambrot
PTA Student Representative to the SWD Board
Rachel Parshall
PT Student Representative to the SWD Board


Nancy Shipe
Karl Gibson
Kathy Brown
Allyn Bove

Jamie Dunlap Coates (Alternate)
  Craig Ruby (Alternate)
Jessica Davis (Alternate)