Academy Officers/Executive Committee


Angela Campbell, PT, DPT, CCS 

President, 2022-2025

Bio: Angela has served APTA and the Academy in many roles over the past 20+ years -- Nominating Committee Chair, Advocacy/ Legislative Chair, ABPTS Clinical Content Expert, Specialty Council & Item writer; ABPTRFE Residency Site Reviewer, Federal Affairs Liaison. Worked on the past 2 DSP revalidations and currently working on entry-level CVP competencies. Co-developer/producer of the Post-Acute Covid Exercise & Rehabilitation (PACER) Project. Clinically has worked with critical care, CF, heart/lung transplant, and outpatient pulmonary rehab populations.   


Pamela Bartlo, PT, DPT, CCS 

Vice President, 2021-2024

Bio: Pam has served the Academy of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary PT for almost 15 years in various roles. She was the Chair of the Awareness and Visibility Committee for 10 years. She is currently serving a 2nd term as the Academy’s Vice President and has been a cardiovascular and pulmonary item writer with Specialty Council for over 6 years. She is currently working on entry-level CVP competencies and is part of the CPG for Post-surgical care. She has presented numerous times at CSM, through webinars for the Academy (most recently as part of the PACER project and another COVID-19 webinar), and for a private CUE provider. Pam teaches full time at D’Youville College and also works clinically in an outpatient cardiac and pulmonary rehab program.

Michael A. Tevald, PT, PhD 

Treasurer,  2020-2023

Bio: Mike is serving his first term as the Academy's Treasurer.  He is an associate professor at Arcadia University in Pennsylvania, where he teaches content related to cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy and serves as the Director of Post-Professional Programs.  Mike is also an active researcher who is currently studying the acute impact of lung transplantation on skeletal muscle structure and function.    


Suzanne Greenwalt, PT, DPT, GCS, CCS 

Secretary 2020-2023

Bio: Suzanne is a faculty member at the School of Physical Therapy at Belmont University in Nashville, TN and an adjunct faculty member for the Post-professional DPT program at A.T. Still University of Health Sciences in Mesa, AZ.  Clinically she practices at National HealthCare Corporation (NHC) skilled nursing facilities. She is also an educator and mentor in the Geriatric Residency Program at NHC.  She is passionate about teaching students and clinicians about chronic cardiopulmonary conditions in the geriatric population. Suzanne is currently serving her 2nd term as Secretary of the Academy, and prior to that was a member of the Nominating Committee. 

Julie Starr, PT, DPT

Chief Delegate 



Academy Committees 

Federal Affairs Liaison

Katie June, PT, DPT
Federal Affairs Liaison

Education Committee

John W. Connell PT, MSBS 
Education Committee Chair

Evidence Based Practice/
Research Committee

Kristin Lefebvre, PT, PhD
EBP/Research Chair

Professional Development

Morgan Johanson, PT, MSPT 

Professional Development
Committee Chair, 2020-2023

Residency Liaison 


Haley Bento, PT, DPT

CSM Booth Coordinators

Member Engagement

Jenny Sharp, PT, DPT 

Membership Committee Chair


Hannah McHugh, PT, DPT 

Chair of Nominating Committee

Program Committee

Melissa L. Bednarek, PT, DPT, PhD 

Section Program Chair

Visibility and Awareness

Deborah Hoekstra, PT, DPT

Visibility/Awareness Chair

Website Committee  

Nancy Smith, PT, DPT, PhD

Website Committee Chair