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,  2023-2026

Bio: Mike is serving his second 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.    


Sagan Everett, PT, DPT, CCS

Secretary 2023-2026

Bio: Sagan Everett received her DPT from Angelo State University in 2013. She successfully completed the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy Residency program in 2014. She is a Board certified Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Specialist. She is a senior acute care physical therapist at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, Texas, and primarily works in the critical care unit. She also covers telemetry units, is a member of the wound care team, and has experience in the neonatal intensive care unit. During her 8 years at Hendrick, she has served on the spinal cord injury and intensive care comprehensive unit-based safety committees and was the head of the senior rehabilitation leadership committee from 2017 to 2019. She has assisted with the organization of nursing residents and undergraduate observation students rotating through the acute rehabilitation department. She was on the Task Force that completed the update for the CVP DPT Entry-Level Competencies from 2016-2022. She is an item writer for SACE. Sagan has presented nationally at CSM on Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs in 2016 and on the Update for the CVP DPT Entry-Level Competencies in 2021. 


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


Talia Pollok, PT, DPT

Chair of Nominating Committee


Program Committee

Julie M. Skrzat, 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