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Mission Statement

The Michigan Athletic Trainers' Society strives to enhance the quality of health care for the physically active, promote the athletic trainer and advance the profession of athletic training through education and research in the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries.

Objectives

  1. To advance, encourage, and improve the profession of the athletic training within the State of Michigan.
  2. To promote a better working relationship among all health care professionals and persons interested in the profession of athletic training.
  3. To further develop the knowledge and ability of each of its members.
  4. To better serve the common interest of its members by providing a means of free exchanges of ideas within the profession and in the State of Michigan.
  5. To enable members to become acquainted personally through casual good fellowship.

The members that comprise MATS, are but no limited to, people of different abilities, races, ethnicity's, sexual orientation, religions, ages, genders, personal beliefs, and political affiliations.

Definitions

Executive Board - The elected officials: President, President-Elect, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer.

Executive Council - The Executive Board members, the State Representative, and all standing committee members.

MATS - Michigan Athletic Trainers' Association

NATA or National - National Athletic Trainers' Association

GLATA or District - Great Lakes Athletic Trainers' Association

PEC - Professional Education Committee

GAC - Governmental Affairs Committee