Northwest District (NWD)

The Northwest District is composed of Erie, Mercer, Cameron, Warren, Venango, Clarion, McKean, Forest, Jefferson, Crawford, and Elk counties.

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  • DONNA BOUCHER AWARD – Accepting Applications until October 1.
Donna Boucher Award
Donna Boucher believed strongly in support of students preparing for a career in Physical Therapy and served as a mentor to many. 
Purpose: The Donna Boucher Award Fund provides financial support for students who reside in the geographic region encompassed by the Northwest District enrolled in entry-level PT and PTA educational programs.  Individuals receiving the award may utilize the funds to support attendance at professional meetings and/or purchase textbooks and other required materials for their educational program. 

Process: Students seeking consideration should submit their name, address, school, anticipated graduation date, statement of need, and an explanation of how the funds would be utilized.   

Students must also secure recommendations from 1) a clinician within the Northwest District and 2) a faculty member in their educational program.  

All applications are due (all information) by October 1.   


  • The student will be from the Northwest District, enrolled in a program outside of the district, or will be a student enrolled in a PT/PTA program within the Northwest District. 
  • The student is a current member (in good standing) of the APTA/APTA-PA. 

Award: $200.00 and a plaque to be awarded to the student 

Additionally, the District will fund the student’s next year’s APTA membership dues (student rate or career starter rate only). 

Apply for the Donna Boucher Award today!

Please direct questions to Jennifer Green-Wilson, PT, MBA, EdD, Chair, NWD 



Jennifer Green-Wilson
Northwest District Director
Term ends: 12/31/24

Eddie St. Clair
Northwest District Vice Chair
Term ends: 12/31/25

Mary Kingston
Northwest District Treasurer
Term ends: 12/31/23
Holly Tkacik
Northwest District Secretary
Term ends: 12/31/24

Committees and Liaisons

Northwest District Nominating Committee
Term ends: 


Ann Lowrey
Northwest District Nominating Committee 
Term ends: 12/31/23


Northwest District Mental Health Resources

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