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 Barbara Malm at info@foundation4pt.org or call 800/875-1378.


  • Recognition on the Foundation’s website.
  • Invitation to the Foundation’s Donor Networking Reception at CSM.
  • Recognition in print materials at the Foundation’s Donor Networking Reception at CSM.
  • 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 Barbara Malm, CEO at 800/875-1378 or info@foundation4pt.org.

Our Legacy Society

Legacy Donor List as of 11/01/2022

John and Rhonda Barr
Nancy and Fred Byl
Susan C. Clinton
Barbara Connolly
Kent and Merle Culley
Pamela A. Duffy
Joseph and Edith Farrell
Edelle C. Field-Fote

Jill A. Floberg
Marilyn Gerhard
Roger A. Herr
Bette C. Horstman
Loretta Knutson and Gary Soderberg
Carole B. Lewis
Theresa Marko

Irene R. McEwen
James and Ardis McKillip
Susan L. Michlovitz
Ruth U. Mitchell*
Marilyn Moffat
Janet M. Peterson
Dorothy Pinkston*
Rick and Gwenn Rausch

Paul and Judith Rockar
Randy Roesch
Sara Schoppenhorst*
Shawne E. Soper
Katherine A. Stemm
Steven H. Tepper and Linda Paferi
Brad A. Thuringer

Pat A. Traynor
Michael Weinper
Francis J. Welk
Steven and Lois Wolf

* deceased

FPTR is proud to have the support of a robust group of Legacy Society donors who wish to remain anonymous.

Our 2022 Magistro Founders Society

Magistro Donor List as of 11/01/2022

Stuart A. Binder-Macleod and
Catriona Binder-Macleod
Claire Beekman
Nancy N. Byl and Frederick M. Byl
Barbara Connolly
Rebecca L. Craik

W. James Downs, Jr.
Neva Greenwald
Mary Jane Harris
Roger A. Herr
Cathy J. Konkler and Jeff Konkler
Magistro Family Foundation

Ruth Ursula Mitchell Estate
Marilyn Moffat
Stanley Paris and Catherine Patla
William S. Quillen
Paul A. Rockar, Jr. and Judith T. Rockar

Sara Schoppenhorst Trust
Steven H. Tepper and Linda Paferi
Beth Whitehead
Marilyn W. Williams

2022 President's Sustaining Fund

PSF Donor List as of 11/01/2022

President’s Circle ($1,000 - $4,999)

Kenneth R. Amsler
Stephen E. Anderson
Michael B. Arnall
Elaine Becker Sher
Laurence N. Benz and Patty Benz
William and Jill Boissonnault
Drew G. Bossen
David A. Brown and Yuelin Dai
Terence C. Brown
Nancy and Frederick Byl
Suzann K. Campbell
Monica Chase
Lynn A. Colby
Barabra H. Connolly
Rebecca L. Craik
Carolyn A. Crutchfield
Mark DeCarlo
Anthony Delitto
John C. Dugan
Sharon L. Dunn
Joseph and Edie Farrell
Tim and Susan Flynn
Julie M. Fritz
Jody S. Frost
John A. Galluccci
Neva F. Greenwald
Marc A. Guillet
Jeanine Gunn and Thomas DiAngelis
Mary Jane Harris
Connie Hauser
Roger A. Herr
Heidi D. Jannenga
Gail M. Jensen
Carole B. Lewis
Wen K. Ling
Charles L. Martin, Jr. and Carol Martin
Patricia McAdoo
Peter J. McMenamin
Sue L. Michlovitz
Marilyn Moffat
Thomas G. Mulvey
Rose S. Myers
Terrence M. Nordstrom
Attilio S. Pensavalle
Stuart and Kathy Platt
Elizabeth J. Protas
William S. Quillen
Richard W. Rausch
Linda J. Resnik
Michael R. Riley
William L. Roberts
Paul and Judith Rockar
Neil Spielholz
Mike T. Studer
Mark L. Valente
Linda R. van Dillen
Ann F. Van Sant
John G. Wallace, Jr.
Olive E. Whitehead
Steven L. Wolf

Sustainer ($500-$999)

Robert C. Bartlett
Janet R. Bezner
Kathy J. Blair
Samuel M. Brown
Barbara B. Butler
Paul L. Christensen
Carmen Cooper-Oguz
Deirdre Daley
Robin L. Dole
Cynthia Driskell
Julie A. Ellis
Mike J. Emery
Jill A. Floberg
Steve M. Foster
Eileen Fowler
Scott H. Gelbs
Karl R. Gibson
James Gordon
Steven T. Gough
Ann C. Grove
Andrew A. Guccione
Francis X. Guglielmo
Bette A. Harris
Paul A. Hildreth
Alan M. Jette
Dianne V. Jewell
Craig D. Johnson
Gary Krasilovsky
Robert L. Lamb
Joseph V. Libera
Ben and Venita Lovelace-Chandler
Kathleen K. Mairella
Judith A. Mann
Joseph M. McCulloch
James R. McKay
Alison L. McKenzie
Tsega A. Mehreteab
Marsha E. Melnick
Rodney Miyasaki
David M. Morris
Eva Norman
Amelia Padilla
Robert J. Palisano
Roland Perrault
David W. Qualls
Shirley A. Sahrmann
Babette Sanders
Timothy M. Schell
Susan C. Schiliro
Alice G. Schoos
Sue Ann Sisto
Willes Sonnefield
William C. Temes
Timothy P. Thorsen
Jessie Van Swearingen
Patrick J. Vanbeveren
Paul J. Welk
Mary Anne Wharton
Nancy T. White
Gabriel E. Yankowitz
Joan and Alexander Yue
Audrey R. Zucker-Levin

Supporter ($250 - $499)

Mark A. Anderson
Mark A. Anderson
Susan A. Appling
Robert Baird
John O. and Rhonda N. Barr
Richard A. Black
Suzanne R. Brown
Robert J. Burger
Kay Cerny
Steven B. Chesbro
Michael T. Cibulka
Holly M. Clynch
Jonathan M. Cooperman
Jeremy B. Crow
James J. Dagostino
Janet L. Downey
Pamela A. Duffy
Pamela W. Duncan
Kim Dunleavy
Samuel Esterson
Doreen Frank
Carl A. Gargiulo
Jennie K. Gregory
Susan R. Griffin
Geraldine M. Grzybek
Gregory W. Hartley
Heather R. Jennings
M. Kathleen Kelly
Karen L. Kemmis
Robert W. Kilpatrick
Patricia M. King
Grace M. Knott
Kendra Lucas
Peggy Lynam
Barbara K. Malm and Jason Mateo
Tara J. Manal
Victoria G. Marchese
Theresa Marko
Michael Masaracchio
William F. McGehee, Jr.
James C. Milder
Scott D. Minor
Joseph F. Norman
David W. Perry
Miriam R. Rafferty
Richard C. Ritter
Lynn C. Rivers
Sandra Rusnak
C. Raymond Schaney
Marcus K. Schick
Joe M. Schreiber
Laurie D. Seckel
James M. Smith
Dennis Spillane
William H. Staples
Jennifer E. Stevens-Lapsley
Arie Van Duijn
Kerry E. Walsh
Samuel R. Ward
Pamela S. White
Robert P. Worth
Sheree C. York