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Governmental Affairs

Mission Statement

The Connecticut Athletic Trainers’ Association Governmental Affairs Committee (CATA-GAC) endeavors to insure the growth of the Athletic Training profession through legislative efforts.  The CATA-GAC will enhance the professional stature of Athletic Trainers as allied health care providers by working cooperatively with federal, state, and local regulatory agencies. The CATA-GAC strives to be proactive in monitoring and identifying areas affecting the profession that can be addressed through legislation or government regulation.

Strategic Directions 

  • Continue Grass Roots Efforts throughout Annual Legislative Session

  • Continue full Lobbying efforts to remain relevant and recognized with CT General Assembly

  • Continue to publicize AT's expertise in Concussion management and the CT Concussion Law



Committee Members


Eleni Diakogeorgiou (Co-Chair)

Perry Siegel (Co-Chair)

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