The Foundation’s Legacy Society is a group of supporters who have left the Foundation in their will or made estate plans that include a future gift. The Legacy Society allow those with a passion for the profession to have a lasting impact. Learn more about this opportunity at legacyfpt.org.


The Magistro Founders Society is named in recognition of the Foundation’s first president and chairman, Charles M. Magistro, to highlight the impact that vision and steadfast support can have on paving the way for future generations of investigators. Each year, the Foundation recognizes couples or individuals whose combined personal, or cumulative giving has reached $5,000 or more as members of the Magistro Founders Society. All outright contributions made to the Foundation are included in this total, regardless of the gift designation.

Society members’ demonstrate a strong commitment to supporting physical therapy research and their gifts allow the Foundation to provide funding to some of today’s brightest physical therapist investigators. We are grateful for the generosity of these donors and their continued support of our mission.


Donors who give to the President’s Sustaining Fund provide the needed resources to sustain the Foundation’s activities and rigorous scientific review process. All donors who give at the $100 or higher level receive a quarterly print newsletter. Supporters ($250-$499), Sustainer Donors ($500-$999), and President’s Circle Donors ($1,000-$4,999) are eligible for benefits including invitations to special networking events, recognition badges, and inclusion in Foundation print materials including the Annual Report. For more information about all benefits, contact Erica Sadiq at ericasadiq@foundation4pt.org or call 800/875-1378.


  • Recognition on the Foundation’s website.
  • Recognition in print materials at the Foundation’s Donor Networking Reception at CSM and at the Foundation Awards Luncheon held at NEXT.
  • Invitation to Foundation Awards Luncheon at NEXT.
  • All of the above, plus
  • Tell your story of philanthropy through a donor blog featured on the Foundation’s website.
  • Attend an exclusive meet and greet donor reception with Foundation researchers and Board.
  • All of the above, plus
  • Meeting with Foundation-funded researcher at select conference.
  • All of the above, plus
  • See first-hand how your donation supports PT researchers in the lab (subject to availability in your area and upon request).
  • Prominent donor name recognition throughout the year in various publications.
  • Invite to private briefing with a Foundation Trustee.
  • All of the above, plus
  • Private lunch with President and Chief Executive Officer.
  • Become eligible for recognition as a Spirit of Philanthropy Service Award Recipient

Donors who contribute at any of the monetary levels listed above regardless of the project being supported will receive the donor benefits outlined above for their specific level of giving.

Contact Us

If you are interested in learning more, please contact Erica Sadiq, Director of Development, at 703/706-8595 or ericasadiq@foundation4pt.org.

Our Legacy Society

Anonymous (13)

John and Rhonda Barr

Isabelle Bohman*

Nancy and Fred Byl

Susan C. Clinton

Kent and Merle Culley

Pamela A. Duffy

Edee Field-Fote

Jill A. Floberg

Marilyn Gerhard

Roger A. Herr

Bette C. Horstman

Loretta Knutson and Gary Soderberg

Carole Lewis

Theresa Marko

Irene R. McEwen

James and Ardis McKillip

Peter McMenamin

Susan L. Michlovitz

Marilyn Moffat

Jacqueline Montgomery

Janet M. Peterson

Dorothy Pinkston*

Rick and Gwenn Rausch

Paul and Judith Rockar

Randy Roesch

Shawne Soper

Katherine A. Stemm

Steve Tepper and Linda Paferi

Brad A. Thuringer

Pat A. Traynor

Michael Weinper

Francis J. Welk

Steven and Lois Wolf

*as of 6/10/2021

Our Magistro Founders Society

The John W. and Rosemary K. Brown Family Foundation

Stuart and Catriona Binder-Macleod

Nancy and Fred Byl

John and Amy Childs

Barbara H. Connolly

Rebecca L. Craik

W. James Downs, Jr.

Cathy and Jeff Konkler

Magistro Family Foundation

Irene R. McEwen

Marilyn Moffat

Nancy L. Young

Stanley Paris and Catherine Patla

William S. Quillen

St. John Family Foundation

Steven H. Tepper and Linda Paferi

Patricia A. Traynor

Marilyn J. Williams

Paul and Judith Rockar


** as of 6/10/2021

President's Sustaining Fund

President’s Circle ($1,000 - $4,999)

Stephen E. Anderson
Linda E. Arslanian
Robert E. Ayers
Claire E. Beekman
Andrea L. Behrman
Laurence N. Benz
Joan A. Bohmert
William G. Boissonnault
John E. Bonaroti
Drew G. Bossen
Terence C. Brown
Suzann Campbell
Monica A. Chase
Michelle E. Collie
Jerome B. Connolly
Carolyn Crutchfield
Mark S. De Carlo
Anthony Delitto
Sharon L. Dunn
Joseph P. Farrell
Helene M. Fearon
Martha J. Ferretti
Edelle C. Field-Fote
Bridgit A. Finley
Timothy W. Flynn
Steve M. Foster
Julie M. Fritz
Jody Frost
John Gallucci
Neva F. Greenwald
JoAnne K. Gronley
Ann Grove
Marc A. Guillet
Jeanine M. Gunn
Laurita Hack
Mary Jane Harris
Kenneth J. Harwood
Connie D. Hauser
Michael P. Herbert
Susan J. Herdman
Roger A. Herr
Dwayne Hofstatter
Justin A. Hoover
Matthew R. Hyland
James J. Irrgang
Gail M. Jensen
Alan M. Jette
Dianne V. Jewell
Wen K. Ling
Lynn Snyder-Mackler
Kathleen K. Mairella
Charles Martin
Brian S. McCluskey
Peter J. McMenamin
Susan L. Michlovitz
Marilyn Moffat
Arthur J. Nitz
Terrence M. Nordstrom
Carolynn Patten
Stuart Platt
Elizabeth J. Protas
Richard W. Rausch
Michael Riley
William L. Roberts
Paul A. Rockar, Jr.
Jeffrey W. Ryg
Lisa K. Saladin
Timothy M. Schell
Beverly J. Schmoll
Elaine B. Sher
Neil I. Spielholz
Victoria S. Tilley
Patricia A. Traynor
Mark L. Valente
Linda R. van Dillen
Ann F. Van Sant
John G. Wallace
Michael Weinper
Francis J. Welk
Olive E. Whitehead
Steven L. Wolf

Sustainer ($500-$999)

Susan A. Appling
Ann Baird
Thomas Barba
Robert C. Bartlett
Janet R. Bezner
Kathy J. Blair
Susan L. Bravard
Samuel M. Brown
Suzanne R. Brown
Barbara B. Butler
Thomas Campanaro
Russell A. Certo
Paul L. Christensen
Lynn A. Colby
Jonathan M. Cooperman
Elizabeth A. Coulson
Donna J. Croce
Deirdre Daley
Jake DeNell
Jennifer S. Donovan
Cynthia Driskell
Pamela A. Duffy
John C. Dugan
Sally C. Edelsberg
Julie Ellis
Samuel H. Esterson
Eileen Greenan M. Fowler
Carl A. Gargiulo
Steven Z. George
Karl R. Gibson
Jay M. Goodfarb
James Gordon
Steven T. Gough
Susan R. Griffin
Andrew A. Guccione
Jan L. Gwyer
Bette Harris
Marcie Harris Hayes
Paul A. Hildreth
Cheri A. Hodges
Keith Hudson
Victoria Kasserman
Richard S. Katz
Gary Krasilovsky
Robert L. Lamb
Brian B. Lambert
Jennifer Lapsley
Joseph V. Libera
George C. Louie
Terry Malone
Judith Mann
Suzann Martin
Patricia McAdoo
Joseph M. McCulloch
Alison L. McKenzie
Tsega A. Mehreteab
Marsha E. Melnick
Erica A. Meloe
Joyce L. Miller
Dan Mills
Rodney A. Miyasaki
Rose S. Myers
Carol A. Myrianthis
Joseph F. Norman
Barbara J. Norton
Carmen Oguz
Chad Olivier
Jeffrey Ostrowski
Robert J. Palisano
Attilio S. Pensavalle
Roland J. Perreault
David W. Qualls
Linda J. Resnik
Robert W. Richardson
Ryan L. Robinson
Ruth Ann Roesch
Elaine R. Rosen
Robert H. Rowe
Sandra E. Rusnak
Shirley A. Sahrmann
Babette S. Sanders
Barbara Sanders
Robert A. Sellin
Charles M. Shapiro
Richard W. Shutes
Melissa J. Simon
Mary C. Sinnott
Sue A. Sisto
Carol M. Stillman
Blaine D. Stimac
Nicole L. Stout
Michael Strakal
Mike T. Studer
Jessie Van Swearingen
Kimberly S. Topp
Patrick J. Vanbeveren
H. Phillip Vierling
R. S. Ward
Margaret M. Weightman
Nancy T. White
Holly H. Wise
Sheree C. York
Louise D. Yurko
James E. Zachazewski
Cynthia C. Zadai

Supporter ($250 - $499)

Sandra V. Abramson
Susan Adler
Janet Albanese
Mark A. Anderson
Joey L. Baker
Michael W. Baskin
Karen E. Beernink
Edie K. Benner
Robert J. Burger
LeeAnne Carrothers
Kay Cerny
Venita Lovelace-Chandler
Zachary R. Christopherson
Rebecca Clearwater
Holly M. Clynch
Susan Collopy
Kyle Covington
Dean P. Currier
Jack Dabbert
Michael G. Davis
Sandra E. Davis
Anthony E. DiFilippo
Elizabeth A. Domholdt
Janet L. Downey
Pamela Duncan
Kim Dunleavy
James M. Dunleavy
Jamie J. Dyson
Gammon M. Earhart
Michael J. Emery
Debra L. Engel
Pauline W. Flesch
Doreen K. Frank
Donna L. Frownfelter
Scott H. Gelbs
Bernadette T. Gillick
Glenn Goldfinger
Ira Gorman
Jennie K. Gregory
Geraldine M. Grzybek
Kathleen A. Haddican
Heather Harvey
Judith D. Hershberg
Peggy A. Hiller
Gregory S. Hullstrung
Donald E. Jackson
Anne B. Jacobs
Craig D. Johnson
Maryleen K. Jones
Joanne S. Katz
Maureen K. Kavalar
Kathy K. Kelly
Karen L. Kemmis
Colleen M. Kigin
Robert Kilpatrick
Teresa J. Kimberely
Patricia M. King
Nancy R. Kirsch
Aimee B. Klein
Jerry L. Klug
Grace M. Knott
Danny P. Landry
Catherine S. Lane
Catherine E. Lang
Deb S. Larsen
Diana Lassen
Paula M. Ludewig
Kathleen A. Luedtke-Hoffmann
Peggy J. Lynam
Barbara Malm
Tara J. Manal
Kathleen K. Mangione
Victoria G. Marchese
Michael Masaracchio
Ivan T. Matsui
Claire F. McCarthy
Alma Merians
James C. Milder
Todd Miller
Scott D. Minor
Kirsten K. Ness
Sandra L. Norby
Eva Norman
David W. Perry
Christopher M. Powers
Miriam R. Rafferty
Amira Ranney
Nancy B. Reese
Darcy S. Reisman
Jason R. Rodeghero
M. J. Ross
John Rund
Jason S. Sanders
Marcus K. Schick
Susan C. Schiliro
Laurie D. Seckel
Richard L. Segal
James M. Smith
Amy Snyder
Willes W. Sonnefield
Dennis Spillane
William H. Staples
Susan M. Stefanon
Jill C. Stewart
Ellen R. Strunk
Susan L. Suria
William C. Temes
Peter A. Towne
Sam R. Ward
Paul J. Welk
Marian Westerhuis
Mary Wharton
Pamela S. White
Gabriel E. Yankowitz
Nancy L. Young
Cathy J. Zarosinski
Audrey R. Zucker Levin