District 8 News from California, Hawaii and Nevada

NATA Research and Education Foundation 2019 Award Winners and Updates

2019 Scholarship Winners 

We are excited to share two students from D8 were selected to receive Foundation scholarships this cycle … Hailey Tuesday (University of Hawaii, Manoa) and Oscar Lopez-Huerta (University of Nevada, Las Vegas) will receive the Jack Rockwell Scholarship and Bill Chambers Scholarship, respectively. Hailey and Oscar will be recognized along with other Foundation scholarship recipients at the Pinky Newell Reception during the 2019 NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo in Las Vegas. Congratulations Hailey and Oscar!!

“Save the Date” … Events in Las Vegas

  • Silent Auction
  • Las Vegas Libations
  • Daybreak Yoga

Ongoing Initiatives

  • Circle of Champions – Acknowledge your support of the value and resources provided by the Foundation in advancing our profession … join the Circle of Champions … $1 per month … takes minutes to complete the recurring automatic donation.

Ambassador Positions

The NATA Foundation is still looking for people interested in becoming a NATA Foundation Ambassadors. Ambassadors work with the District Chair at the local, state, and conference level to help increase awareness of the NATA Foundation and educational resources. It is a great way to become involved in the profession and volunteer for a position of leadership. If you are interested, please contact Kavin Tsang, Foundation District 8 Chair,

For more information about these initiatives or just catch up with what the Foundation is busy doing … visit the Foundation website or follow us on social media (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook) or get a hold of your District Chair (Kavin Tsang, PhD, ATC).




Courtesy of NATA Foundation District 8 Chair Kavin Tsang

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