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The American Physical Therapy Association Accreditation department is comprised of 10 individuals who provide support for the activities related to on-site visits and CAPTE meetings. Staff are also available to respond to questions about the accreditation process.

Our offices are located at:
American Physical Therapy Association
3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100
Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085

Hours: The Department of Accreditation is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET.

Staff Contact List

Mary Romanello, PT, PhD (Director, Accreditation)
Phone: 703-706-3241| Email: maryromanello@apta.org

Candy Bahner, PT, DPT, MS (Senior Advisor, Accreditation)
Phone: 703-706-3242 | Email: candybahner@apta.org

Doreen Stiskal, PT, MS, PhD (Manager, PT Programs)
Phone: 703-706-3247 | Email: doreenstiskal@apta.org

Sharan Zirges, PT, DPT, MSHA (Manager, PTA Programs)
Phone: 703-706-3238 | Email: sharanzirges@apta.org

Fenos Judd, MBA (Manager, Accreditation Office)
Phone: 703-706-3383 | Email: fenosjudd@apta.org

Mike Chevalier, PTA, AAS, BS (Senior Specialist, Pre-Accreditation and PT Programs)
Phone: 703-706-3385 | Email: michaelchevalier@apta.org

Teresa Emmons, PTA, AAS, BS, MHA (Specialist, PTA Programs)
Phone: 703-706-3231 | Email: teresaemmons@apta.org

Tim Artis (Associate, Accreditation Projects)
Phone: 703-706-3173 | Email: timartis@apta.org

Kristy Gramling (Associate, Accreditation Office)
Phone: 703-706-3244 | Email: kristygramling@apta.org

Danijel Obradovic (Senior Specialist, Accreditation Support)
Phone: 703-706-3245 | Email: accreditation@apta.org