Georgia Athletic Trainers' Association


Leadership Directory


   President Vice-President

Amos Mansfield MBA, LAT, ATC

1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, GA 31207
(478) 301-2453
(2021)



Jared Sandler MEd, LAT, ATC

Young Harris College Athletics

1 College Street

Young Harris, GA 30582

(706) 379-5191

(2021)



 
   Secretary  Treasurer  
 
 

Susanne Tucker MS, LAT, ATC, ITAT
Gwinnett Medical Center
3855 Pleasant Hill Rd., Ste. 130
Duluth, GA 30096
(229) 292-0877
(2021)


 

203 Slate Drive 
Buford, GA 30518
(678) 468-9445
(2020)


 
 


Past President

Valdosta State University 
Valdosta, GA 31062
(229) 245-4380

(2021)



 
 

Region Representatives:


*GATA Region Map*


 --North--

  Crystal Clark, MS, LAT, ATC -- Dalton, GA

Jared Sandler, LAT, ATC --Young Harris, GA

--Metro--

Jay Pearson, LAT, ATC--Atlanta, GA

Laura Lyles LAT, ATC--Atlanta, GA



--Central--


Amos Mansfield, MBA, LAT, ATC--Macon, GA

Steve Patterson EdD, LAT, ATC --Statesboro, GA



--Southeast--

Blake Brooks LAT, ATC -- Mount Vernon, GA

Ansley Hendrick LAT, ATC --Savannah, GA


--Southwest
--

Jay Johnson, LAT, ATC --Valdosta, GA

Donna Sledge, LAT, ATC--Tifton, GA



 

 
  

GATA Committees
Committee Chair

Responsibilities

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Executive Committee Amos Mansfield
  • Leadership of the GATA; Officers elected by the GATA membership;
  • Provides oversight of all GATA committees.
Region Representatives See list
  • Serve as resource for members of their respective GATA regions. 
  • Voice concerns of their constituents to the Executive Board and recruit members for the various GATA committees from their members. 
  • Serve as resource for all GATA Committees
Region Map
Governmental Affairs Paul Higgs
  • Monitor legislation at the State Capitol that impacts the practice of athletic training in Georgia;
  • Liaison between GATA and our lobbyist.
Third Party Reimbursement Steve Stepp
  • Serve as a resource for GATA members for solutions regarding reimbursement by insurance companies for athletic training services.
Reimbursement in Georgia
Development & Corporate Sponsorships

Jim Fox

  • Conduct fundraising activities for the Association, including Corporate Partners, Merchandise Sales, etc.

Corporate Partners

Public Relations Jaclyn Donovan
  • Publicize events related to the practice of athletic training in Georgia to the general public and our members through our social media channels.

       
Education

Preston Bazemore

  • Organize all continuing education efforts sponsored by the GATA, including the Annual Meeting & Symposium, Mini-courses, etc.

 Secondary Schools
Katie Terrell  
Honors & Awards Stephanie Vasquez
  • Gather nominations for the various honors and awards given by the GATA & NATA; 
  • Oversee the GATA Hall of Fame selection process.  
Nomination Forms
Young Professionals
Kerri Dobo
  • Identify and address the interests, needs, and concerns of young athletic training professionals35 and younger
GATA YPC

 

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