Community Search
Communities   |   Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Sign In
Community Search
Districts: Northwest District
Group Pages


Welcome to the Northwest District of the FPTA. Districts provide members with an opportunity to get involved at a local level. Please feel free to browse this page, visit the photo gallery and see what events are planned. You may contact the district leadership via the information below, FPTA members may view complete profiles on the right after signing in. 

District Leadership

Regional Director: Kelli Walsingham
Chair:  Dan Walsh
Vice Chair:  Andrea Nelson
Secretary:  Mari Belt
Treasurer: Vacant

Chief Assembly Rep: Joe Canarela

Seeking Volunteers for Assembly of Representatives

The Northwest District is seeking volunteers to represent the district in the FPTA Assembly of Representatives.


Only Physical Therapist, Retired Physical Therapist, Life Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Retired Physical Therapist Assistant, or Life Physical Therapist Assistant members of the District who have been Chapter members for at least six (6) months immediately preceding may serve as District Representatives.


While not mandatory, assembly representatives are asked to participate in the Assembly of Representatives meeting and caucuses held in conjunction with the FPTA Annual Conference* in September. Each representative has one vote and will be addressing issues that impact the governance of the FPTA, such as bylaw amendments and other motions.

*Representatives receive 50% off regular conference registration.

To Apply

For more information or to apply, contact NW District Regional Director Kelli Walsingham at

Counties in District:

Bay, Calhoun, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton, and Washington

Major Cities: 

Apalachicola, Ft. Walton Beach, Panama City, Pensacola, Destin

Other Cities and Towns:

Apalachicola, Blountstown, Callaway, Chattahoochee, Chipley, Crestview, Defuniak Springs, Ft. Walton Beach, Graceville, Gulf Breeze, Lynn Haven, Marianna, Mary Esther, Milton, Niceville, Panama City, Pensacola, Port St. Joe, Quincy, and Valparaiso 


Upcoming Events
2018 FPTA Annual Conference
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
2018 Annual Conference Exhibitor Registration
Friday, September 28, 2018

Twitter Feed
more Calendar

PT Pub Night Sarasota

PTPubNight Jacksonville

Hot Topics
FBPT Approves Rule Authorizing Dry Needling
We are happy to report that the Florida Board of Physical Therapy voted on February 8, 2018, to adopt a rule that outlines the requirements for practicing Dry Needling. Learn more

Association Management Software Powered by YourMembership  ::  Legal