Wyoming Physical Therapy Association

Executive Board of Directors
 
PRESIDENT
V Norene Christensen, PT, DSc, OCS, CL
Norene received her PT degree from Northeastern University in 1987.  From Boston she has worked in Baltimore, MD, Salt Lake City and Park City, Ketchikan AK and is now in Jackson, WY for the last 18 years.  She has worked in multiple orthopedic and sports medicine clinics and now focuses on orthopedics, pelvic dysfunction and oncology.  She earned her OCS in 1995 and went on for a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy in 1998 and Doctor of Science in Orthopedic Physical Therapy in 2000.  Norene has been the Chapter State Government Affairs Committee, WY Chapter Vice President (2001-2003) and WY Chapter President (2003-2009) and was active with our Direct Access legislation and our WY practice act update legislation.  She is the Key Contact to our Washington DC legislators for Private Practice Section of the APTA. She owns Four Pines Physical Therapy in Jackson WY since 1998 and enjoys lots of outdoor activities, travel, vegetable gardening at altitude, fine wine and her family.
 
VICE PRESIDENT
Jeff Rogge, PT

Jeff graduated from the University of Mary in Bismarck North Dakota with a Master of Science in Physical therapy in 2004. He is currently enrolled in the University of Montana studying Transitional DPT.

Advanced Training: Jeff’s advanced training consists of many different programs to assist you in your rehabilitation and also to assist with preventative care. Some of these programs include: Pilates for therapeutic and corrective methods, upper extremity limb rehabilitation, manual therapy for lumbar spine, SI joint, hip cervical and thoracic courses, Kinetacore Trigger Point Dry Needling, Myopain Trigger Point Dry Needling, PWR – Parkinson Wellness recovery, therapeutic taping and Rehad Across the Lifespan through NASMI.

When Jeff isn’t working he likes to mountain bike, snowmobile if there is enough snow, go running and work out. Jeff also has a son that he loves to spend time and share his passions with.

 
SECRETARY
Taryn Kilty, PT, DPT
Cheyenne, WY
(307) 733-8533
 
 
TREASURER
Jason Kamm, PT
2015 Appaloosa Dr                                             
Cheyenne, WY  82001
Phone:  208-882-5948
 
Jason Kamm is a 2001 graduate from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, North Dakota with his Master of Physical Therapy degree.  He worked as a Rehab Program Manager in Idaho and Wyoming in skilled nursing facilities for the last 9 years.  Currently, Jason works as a staff therapist in home health care in Cheyenne.  He has lived in Cheyenne with his wife and two sons the past four years.  Jason has served as the treasurer for the Wyoming chapter since January 2009. 
 
BOARD LIAISON
Nicole Stout, DPT, CLT-LANA
215-668-4361
nicole@3eservicellc.com  
 
CHIEF DELEGATE
Melissa Metcalf
331 Westhills Loop
Gillette, WY 82718
(307) 686-2569
 
DELEGATE
Mike Jacketta
620 W. Cheyenne Dr.
Evanston, WY 82930
(307) 789-8860

REPRESENTATIVE
Kraig Barthlama PTA, ATRIC
Wind City Physical Therapy
Casper, WY
www.windcitypt.com
kraig91@gmail.com
Kraig Barthlama, PTA,ATRIC, graduated from Morgan Community College in 2002 with his Associates of Applied Science as a Physical Therapist Assistant.
He has advanced training in Aquatic Therapy, Tai Chi and the Functional Movement System (FMS). He is also certified by the Aquatic Therapy and Rehab Institute (ATRI) as well as a Certified Tai Chi for Balance instructor and a Certified FMS trainer. He has worked as a PTA at Wind City Physical Therapy in Casper, WY since July of 2008. Prior to joining Wind City he worked as a PTA at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center as part of the inpatient physical therapy department.
 
 
EXECUTIVE SECRETARY
Kathy Day 
1347 Wisconsin                                         
Casper WY 82609
Phone:  307-235-3910
Fax: 307-266-2891                                  
 
CONTACT STUDENTS LCCC
Holly Girmus