Board Members / Mission & Vision
Board Vacancy Process
The Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners was established in 1947 under Title 13, Health Occupations Article and its Rules and Regulations.
Mission: To protect the health, safety, and welfare of all Marylanders through the promotion and oversight of the Physical Therapy Act.
Vision: Ensure physical therapists and physical therapist assistants are in compliance with the Physical Therapy Act to protect the health, safety, and welfare of all Marylanders.
The Board of Physical Therapy Examiners members
Karen Gordes, PT, PhD, DScPT, Chair
Rebecca Holsinger, PT, DPT, NCS, CVTP, Vice Chair
Vincent M. Conroy, PT, DScPT
Samuel Esterson, PT, DPT, MBA, OCS
Michelle Finnegan, PT, DPT, OCS, MTC, CCTT, CMTPT, FAAOMPT
Enjeen L. Woolford, PTA
James Connors, Public Member
Meredith Levert, Public Member
If you are interested in serving on the Board contact the APTA of Maryland to obtain an application. The completed application and a resume are needed for the submission process. You may also click on this link to connect with the Governor's Appointments Office to submit an application.
The Board recommends reading Maryland Health Occupations Article § 13-202 for the complete details on the nomination process and nominee requirements.
The Board is committed to creating geographic, gender, and ethnic diverse representation to ensure that decisions reached reflect the viewpoints of all populations served.
We thank you in advance for your interest in serving and protecting the health, safety, and welfare of all Marylanders.