Student Leadership

Welcome to the GLATA Student Senate!

Mission Statement: The Mission of the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association (GLATA) Student Senate (GSS) is to organize educational programs and opportunities to meet the needs of the GLATA students, and to develop the athletic training leaders of tomorrow.

The 2016-2017 GLATA Student Senate

Back Row (Left to Right): Jake Campbell, Connor Burton, Kyleigh Blumley, Marin Schaffner, Jackie Karpe.
Front Row (Left to Right): Bianca Mendez, Madison Roskuszka, Marissa Anderson, Brooke Kapple, Erin Arnas, Helen Bulford and Ricardo Vidal-Chavez.

Winter Meeting News

Winter Meeting News

Meeting Info

The GLATA 48th Meeting and Symposium will be March 9-12, 2016. Visit http://www.glata.org/annual-meeting-2016/ and sign up today!

Donate to the Ronald McDonald House while you're at the GLATA Symposium this March! Donation items on the RMHC wish list can be found here

 

GLATA Bowl Winners

2015- University of Wisconsin- Oshkosh (Brandon Yach, Michael Deal, Dan Meyer)

2014- University of Wisconsin- Steven's Point (John Pickos, Seth Kuhn, Michael Kurek)

Current Events

Current Events

 

Join in on the Conversation! 

The GLATA Student Senate is now sending out text updates about current events. We'd love for you to join! Just follow the directions below to receive updates! 

 

GLATA Preceptor Award

 

The GLATA Student Senate is excited to announce that the very first Preceptor of the Year is Brandon Donahue from Winona State University in Minnesota!! Thank you all for the nominations, there were many excellent candidates!!

 

The application for the 2017 Preceptor of the Year can be found below:

 

Application

 

GLATA Influential Individuals Project

"Leaders become great, not because of their power, but because of their ability to empower others" - John Maxwell

The GLATA Influential Individuals Project aims to recognize individuals within the athletic training profession in the US and within District 4 that have made an impact on our profession, and has helped shape what it is today. We hope to educate GLATA Students about these individuals, and provide them the opportunity to network and reach out to these professionals.

November 2015- William E. "Pinky" Newell

December 2015- Katie Grove

January 2016- Julie Rochester

March 2016- Jeffrey Russell

June 2016- Marje Albohm

July 2016- Phil Voorhis

August 2016- Matt Munjoy

September 2016- Patrick Ohaver 

October 2016- Rick Allan Shaw

November 2016- Neal Dutton

December 2016- John Locke

February 2017- Charles "Skip" Vosler 

 

 

GLATA Student Newsletter of the Month

 April 2016

 

GLATA Student Senate Documents

GLATA Student Senate Policies and Procedures

GLATA Student Senate Bylaws

 

 

 

 

Preceptor Award Application 2015-2016

 

GLATA Student Senate Alumni

GLATA Student Senate Alumni

Thank you to all former GSS Alumni. Our current Senate would not be where we are today without your hard work!

Illinois Alumni

Indiana Alumni

Michigan Alumni

Minnesota Alumni

Ohio Alumni

Wisconsin Alumni

NATSC Alumni

Advising Alumni

Madison  Roskuszka (MI)

Madison Roskuszka (MI)

Chair

Madison is from Winfield, IL and graduated from Wheaton North High School. She is currently finishing her sophomore year at Hope College in Holland, MI. As Vice-Chair, Madison assists the Chair and other members of the GSS throughout the year. She also facilitates the collection and distribution of the monthly committee and state reports before the monthly conference calls. Additionally as Vice-Chair, she collects and organizes GSS Alumni information. Madison has worked with women’s soccer, men’s basketball and women’s lacrosse while at Hope College. She is also a MATS Student Committee member and is an active member of the Hope College Athletic Training Student Council. In her free time, Madison enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as cheering on all her favorite Chicago sports teams. Madison plans to attend graduate school for her Masters in Athletic Training after graduating from Hope, eventually earning her PhD and becoming a professor.

Email: madison.roskuszka@hope.edu

Rebecca Carson

Rebecca Carson

Vice Chair

Becky is from Fraser, Michigan and is currently finishing up her sophomore year at Saginaw Valley State University in Saginaw, Michigan. Becky serves as Vice Chair where she assists the Chair as well as the other members of GSS throughout the year. She also facilitates the collection and distribution of monthly committee and state reports before conference calls and organizes the Alumni GSS contact information for future reference. During her clinical rotations, Becky has worked alongside two high schools in Michigan including both Bay City Western High School and Bay City Central High School while also riding along two 12 hour Mobile Medical Response shifts (EMS). During her college rotations she has worked with SVSU Football, Track & Field, and Baseball. Outside of her athletic training program Becky works for SVSU Campus Recreation where she organizes and supervises club sport practices and games. In her free time, she loves rollerblading through Michigan’s beautiful lake paths, going on adventures, traveling abroad, and of course attending or watching as many Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Tigers games as possible. After graduating, Becky hopes to continue her education with a GA position.

Email: rjcarson@SVSU.edu

Marin Schaffner (OH)

Marin Schaffner (OH)

Secretary

Marin is from Wauseon, Ohio, and is currently completing her junior year at Heidelberg University in Tiffin, Ohio. On the GLATA Student Senate, she serves as secretary and an Ohio representative. As secretary, Marin records meeting minutes and creates the GSS Newsletters, and serves as a liaison between the OATA Student Senate and the GLATA Student Senate as the Ohio representative. As an athletic training student at Heidelberg, Marin has worked with Heidelberg football, men's soccer, softball, and a local high school. Outside of athletic training, she enjoys reading, running, and painting. After graduation, Marin plans to work as an athletic training GA while earning a Master's degree.

 

Email: mschaffner1418@gmail.com

Julia Peterson

Julia Peterson

Treasurer

Julia is from Chicago Ridge, IL and graduated from Harold L. Richards High School. She is currently finishing her sophomore year at Millikin University in Decatur, IL. As Treasurer, Julia works with the Executive Board Treasurer to work on the budget for the GSS and communicates to the GSS about reimbursements. Julia has worked with women’s soccer, football and wrestling while at Millikin University. She is also a IATA Student Committee member and is a First Year Experience Mentor for incoming freshman at Millikin University. In her free time, Julia enjoys spending time with friends watch the Chicago Cubs and listening to new music. Julia plans to attend graduate school for her Masters in Athletic Training after graduating from Millikin, eventually attending school for Physical Therapy.

Email: jmpeterson@mail.millikin.edu

Bianca Mendez (WI)

Bianca Mendez (WI)

GLATA Quiz Bowl Co-Coordinator

Bianca is from Fond du Lac, WI. She graduated from Fond du Lac High School and is currently a junior in the athletic training program at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. As one of the quiz bowl co-coordinators, she helps create athletic training specific questions, plan the event and set up the venue. Bianca has worked clinically at several high schools in the Oshkosh area and with the UW Oshkosh football, track and field, and women’s basketball teams. Outside of school, she enjoys playing soccer and golf, cooking, and being with family. Bianca’s future plan is going to graduate school for her Master’s Degree in Athletic Training, and to someday work for a professional women’s soccer team.

Email: mendeb57@uwosh.edu

Erin Arnas (MN)

Erin Arnas (MN)

Webmaster/Public Relations

Erin is from New Berlin, WI and is currently finishing up her junior year at Winona State University in Winona, MN. Erin serves as the Webmaster and Public Relations Coordinator. As Webmaster, Erin coordinates with the GLATA Web Team to update the student section of the GLATA website and keep students in District IV informed. She also manages the GLATA Students Facebook and Twitter accounts. As public relations appointee, Erin communicates with students throughout District IV regarding athletic training fundraisers, programs, and activities. Clinically, Erin has worked with the WSU football, Women’s basketball, Women’s soccer, and track teams. Her hobbies outside of athletic training includes spending time with friends and family, playing sports, being outdoors, and listening to music. Erin hopes to get a GA position after she graduates to get her Master’s Degree and eventually work in the Military/Law Enforcement setting.

Email: earnas13@winona.edu

Jackie Karpe (MN)

Jackie Karpe (MN)

Sponsorship and Donations Co-Coordinator

Jackie is currently a Junior attending Bethel University in St. Paul MN. She graduated from St. Francis High School and lived in St. Francis MN. Along with majoring in Athletic Training, she is also minoring in Leadership and Psychology. Having the role of Sponsorship and Donations Co-Coordinator, she works with different companies, athletic training education programs, and various organizations throughout District 4. For Jackie’s Senior rotation she will be working with Bethel Universities Men’s Hockey, and University of Minnesota Men’s Gymnastics team. Outside of school, she enjoys riding and training horses, working with children of various ages at a summer horse camp, playing any sport, and hanging out with my friends and family. When she graduates from Bethel University, Jackie plans on continuing her education by attending graduate school while working in a GA position. Her future goal is to work as an Athletic Trainer for the Olympic Training Center. 

Email: jak89834@bethel.edu

Jake Campbell (IL)

Jake Campbell (IL)

Sponsorship and Donations Co-Coordinator

Jake is from Vernon Hills, Illinois and graduated from Vernon Hills High School in 2014. He is currently a Junior athletic training student at Illinois State University. Jake was previously with Illinois Wesleyan University's football team and is currently with Normal community high school. He plans to complete both of his internships this summer with the University of Alabama's football team and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He previously served as the Career Roundtable Coordinator/General Workshop Coordinator and transitioned to Sponsorship & Donations Co-coordinator for the GLATA Student Senate. In his free time, Jake loves watching all sports but most specifically football and baseball. He hopes to contribute to a football team at the collegiate or professional level in the future and stay involved with GLATA after his term is completed on the GLATA Student Senate.

Email: jcampb5@ilstu.edu

Trevor M. Bates, DHSc-C, MS, AT, ATC

Trevor M. Bates, DHSc-C, MS, AT, ATC

Advisor

Professor Bates serves as Associate Dean of Health Sciences, AT Program Director, and Associate Professor at Heidelberg University in Tiffin, Ohio.  Prior to becoming a GSS advisor, he served two terms as the OATA Vice President of Association Affairs working alongside the ATS, OSS, YPC, SSC, and COR committees.  At Heidelberg, Prof. Bates serves as a member of the Minds @ Work Student Research Conference Committee and the Academic Leadership Team.  Clinically, he has been a medical volunteer for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon since 2008.  Personally, Prof. Bates is a Chicago (IL) native who loves to travel and is a proud husband and father of two boys.  In the fall of 2016, he will earn his Doctorate in Health Sciences.  Prof. Bates' goal as an advisor to the GSS is to contribute to supporting students on their journey to become intellectually and emotionally intelligent professionals.

Email: tbates@heidelberg.edu

2017 GLATA CEU Statement of Credits Sent

Published: Monday, March 27, 2017

2017 GLATA Statement of Credits have been sent 

 

2017 GLATA Award Winners

2017 GLATA Award Winners

Published: Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Join us in congratulating the 2017 GLATA award winners

 

2018 Call for Speaker Proposal

Published: Wednesday, March 8, 2017

The Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association Education Committee is inviting proposals for professional presentations at the 2018 Annual Meeting and Symposium in Wheeling, IL, March 14-17, 2018. 

For more information click here