Commission

Mark Merrick, PhD, ATC, FNATA
President
Associate Professor of Health
& Rehabilitation Sciences,
Division Director
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
Term: 2013-2017
LesLee Taylor, PhD, LAT, ATC
President Elect
Program Director/Associate Professor
Master of Athletic Training Program
Texas Tech University Health
Sciences Center Lubbock, TX
Term: 2013-2019
Jack Weakley
Treasurer/Public Member
Athletic Training Consulting Services LLC
Term: 2014-2017
Kathy Dieringer, EdD, ATC
Athletic Trainer Member, NATA
Representative
Co-owner / Athletic Trainer
D&D Sports Med
Denton, TX
Term: 2016-2019
Ray Castle, PhD, ATC, LAT
Athletic Trainer Member
Associate Professor and Program
Director - Athletic Training LSU
Baton Rouge, LA
Term: 2011-2017
Valerie W. Herzog, EdD, LAT, ATC
Athletic Trainer Member
Graduate Athletic Training
Program Director,
Director, Office of Graduate Studies
Weber State University
Ogden, UT
Term: 2015-2018
Eric Sauers, PhD, ATC, FNATA
Athletic Trainer Member
Professor and Chair - Department of
Interdisciplinary Health Sciences
A.T. Still University - Arizona School
of Health Sciences
Mesa, AZ
Term: 2012-2018
Chad Starkey, PhD, ATC, FNATA
Athletic Trainer Member
Professor, School of Applied
Health Sciences and Wellness
Ohio University
Athens, OH
Term: 2011-2017
Greg Frazer, PhD
Administrator Member
Dean - School of Health Sciences
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA
Term: 2011-2017
Amy Valasek, MD, MSc
AAP Representative
Assistant Clinical Professor,
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Sports Medicine, Pediatric Division
Westerville, OH
Term: 2015 – 2018
Monty Cavanagh, MD
Physician At Large Member
Family Medicine Clinic
University of Oklahoma - Tulsa
Tulsa, OK
Term: 2016-2019
Jon Schultz, MD
AAFP Representative
Physician, University Physician Associates
Faculty, University of Missouri Kansas City
Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship
Kansas City, MO
Term: 2015-2018