Louisiana Athletic Training Students

An Educational Fraternity Molding the Future of Athletic Training

The LSU Athletic Training Student Association was organized to accomplish the following:

  1. to promote a better understanding of the profession of athletic training among the Members,

  2. to help develop the knowledge and skills required to pass the National Athletic Training Association Board of Certification Exam and for admission into graduate school and;

  3. to achieve these goals by attendance of conventions, study sessions, and other contacts with professional personnel from within the athletic training field.

Our elected representatives are voted on annually by the members of the core of athletic training students at Louisiana State University.

Elected Officers

PRESIDENT Madison Foust
1st Term
The President shall preside over meetings and assemblies of the organization as sees fit. He or she shall review and understand the organization’s constitution and by-laws as well as the University policies. He or she shall act as the representative of the organization to the university, administration, public, and to the athletic training room staff. He or she will maintain contact with and solicit advice from the athletic training staff and faculty. He or she approves the appropriate actions for collection and disbursement made by the Treasurer. Finally, he or she will keep accurate and complete records of actions taken during the term of office and submits a report of these developments at the end of the term to the administrative representative.

VICE PRESIDENT Savannah Knighton
1st Term
The Vice President shall perform duties entrusted by the President or all of his or her duties in absence, in case of the President’s inability to carry out the duties of the office. He or she should maintain the duties of the President should the officer be impeached by the organization.

SECRETARY Alissa Marks
1st Term
The Secretary shall keep a record of all meetings and make them available to all members, officers, and advisors as needed. He or she is responsible for taking roll at each meeting. He or she is responsible for maintaining correct and updated list of members in bad standing. He or she shall also play a key role in the preparation of all advertising events related to Alpha Tau Sigma.

1st Term
The Treasurer will prepare a budget for the organization, which includes all revenues and expenses of the organization during the next academic year. He or she is responsible for collecting dues from each member as well as assessing late fees to members who do not pay dues in a timely manner. He or she will maintain the checkbook and accounts of the organization, and approve and sign off any expenditures of the organization.

HISTORIAN Kaelyn Sweet
1st Term
The Historian should be able to present Alpha Tau Sigma’s history upon request. He or she should take photographs at all ATS events and activities, and correctly label the photos with the name of the event, date, participant(s) names, etc. He or she shall prepare and present page(s) for ATS to the Louisiana State University yearbook (if applicable). Finally, he or she shall maintain the applicable ATS websites throughout the entire term.