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

Anonymous (13)

John and Rhonda Barr

Isabelle Bohman*

Nancy and Fred Byl

Susan C. Clinton

Kent and Merle Culley

Pamela A. Duffy

Joe and Edie Farrell

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 9/20/2021

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

Olive E. Whitehead
Marilyn J. Williams

Paul and Judith Rockar


** as of 9/20/2021

President's Sustaining Fund

*PSF Donor List as of 11/08/2021

President’s Circle ($1,000 - $4,999)

Stephen E. Anderson
Michael B. Arnall
Robert E. Ayers
Elaine Becker Sher
Laurence N. Benz
Bill and Jill Boissonnault
Drew G. Bossen
David Brown and Yuelin Dai
Nancy E. Byl
Suzann K. Campbell
Monica A. Chase
John D. Childs
Barbara H. Connolly
Jerome B. Connolly
Rebecca L. Craik
Carolyn A. Crutchfield
Diane M. Davis
Mark S. De Carlo
Anthony Delitto
John C. Dugan
Sharon L. Dunn
Joseph P. Farrell
Martha J. Ferretti
Edelle C. Field-Fote
Tim and Sue Flynn
Steve M. Foster
Jody S. Frost
Neva F. Greenwald
Ann C. Grove
Marc A. Guillet
Laurita M. Hack and John C. Hershey
Mary Jane Harris
Kenneth Harwood and Ellen Costello
Roger A. Herr
Justin A. Hoover
Matthew and Nannette Hyland
James J. Irrgang
Alan M. Jette
Wen K. Ling
Joyce Maring
Charles L. Martin, Jr. and Carol Martin
Susan L. Michlovitz
Rodney A. Miyasaki
Marilyn Moffat
Nicolas and Carol Myrianthis
Terrence M. Nordstrom
Eva Norman
Stuart and Kathryn Platt
Elizabeth J. Protas
William S. Quillen
Richard W. Rausch
Michael R. Riley
William L. Roberts
Paul and Judith Rockar
Lisa K. Saladin
Donna Sanders
Neil I. Spielholz
Dennis Spillane
Mike T. Studer
Patricia A. Traynor
Mark L. Valente
Ann F. Van Sant
Michael Weinper
Olive E. Whitehead
Steven and Lois Wolf

Sustainer ($500-$999)

Shannon M. Albanese
Robert C. Bartlett
Edie K. Benner
Janet R. Bezner
Kathy J. Blair
John E. Bonaroti
Samuel M. Brown
Suzanne R. Brown
Terence C. Brown
Barbara B. Butler
LeeAnne Carrothers
Paul L. Christensen
Maryann F. Clark
Lynn A. Colby
Carmen Cooper-Oguz
Donna J. Croce
Deirdre Daley
Cynthia Driskell
Eileen Greenan M. Fowler
Julie M. Fritz
Karl R. Gibson
Jay M. Goodfarb
Andrew A. Guccione
Jan L. Gwyer
Marcie Harris-Hayes
Paul A. Hildreth
Joseph V. Libera
Ben and Venita Lovelace-Chandler
Kathleen K. Mairella
Tara J. Manal
Judith Mann
Patricia McAdoo
Joseph M. McCulloch
Alison L. McKenzie
Tsega A. Mehreteab
Marsha E. Melnick
Scott D. Minor
David M. Morris
Venise V. Mule-Glass
Thomas G. Mulvey
Rose S. Myers
Barbara J. Norton
Robert J. Palisano
Cathy B. Parrott
Attilio S. Pensavalle
Roland J. Perreault
Christopher M. Powers
Timothy M. Schell
Sheila M. Schindler-Ivens
Richard W. Shutes
David R. Sinacore
Sue A. Sisto
Marilyn Swygert
William C. Temes
Jessie M. Van Swearingen
H. P. and Rebecca Vierling
R. S. Ward
Paul J. Welk
Mary Ann Wharton
Stephen M. Wirth
Sheree C. York
Audrey R. Zucker-Levin

Supporter ($250 - $499)

Mark A. Anderson
Susan A. Appling
Joey L. Baker
Andrea L. Behrman
Richard A. Black
Robert J. Burger
James R. Carey
Holly M. Clynch
Kyle Covington
Pamela A. Duffy
Pamela W. Duncan
Kim Dunleavy
Michael J. Emery
Debra L. Engel
Samuel H. Esterson
Pauline W. Flesch
Doreen K. Frank
Donna L. Frownfelter
Jennie K. Gregory
Susan R. Griffin
Geraldine M. Grzybek
Donald E. Jackson
Heather R. Jennings
Craig D. Johnson
Joanne S. Katz
Karen L. Kemmis
Colleen M. Kigin
Robert W. Kilpatrick
Aimee B. Klein
Grace M. Knott
Paula M. Ludewig
Peggy J. Lynam
Barbara K. Malm and Jason Matteo
Victoria G. Marchese
Theresa Marko
Michael Masaracchio
William F. McGehee, Jr.
James C. Milder
Joseph F. Norman
Miriam R. Rafferty
Elaine R. Rosen
C. R. Schaney
Marcus K. Schick
Susan C. Schiliro
Laurie D. Seckel
James M. Smith
William H. Staples
Jennifer E. Stevens-Lapsley
Ellen R. Strunk
Kirsten G. Transue
Patrick J. Vanbeveren
Kerry E. Walsh
Pamela S. White
Robert P. Worth
Gabriel E. Yankowitz
Cathy J. Zarosinski