PTA Global Certification Board

Certification Board members must be from a broad spectrum within the industry with one of more public member(s) from outside the industry, representing the public needs. Within the industry includes certified personal trainers, personal training managers, athletic club/gym owners, academia, educators, and education directors within a health club or chain. All members except the public member must hold a valid Certified Personal Trainer Credential. The public member is not a certified personal trainer but represents the wants and needs of the public interest. Members are nominated for 3-year terms and may serve up to three terms.

Current Members are listed below along with their term expiration year.

Cyndi Shatswell, Chairperson, 2021, 2nd term
Fitness/Group Fitness Director, Yuba City Racquet & Health Club
(PTAG CPT)

Wendy Drabble-Cole, Secretary, 2020 2nd term
Freelance Personal trainer
(NASM CPT)

Andrew Chadwick, Member, 2020, 2nd term
Professional Fitness Educator/Presenter
(RPF CPT)

Leslie Stenger, Member, 2022, 2nd term
Professor, Exercise Science, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(ACE CPT)

Jenn Burke, Member, 2022, 1st term
National Director of Education, Crunch Fitness
(PTAG CPT)

Jennifer Traynham, Public Member, 2021, 2nd term

The PTA Global Certification Board has rotating vacancies and certified personal trainers from within the industry are encouraged to apply. Within the industry includes certified personal trainers, personal training managers, athletic club/gym owners, academia, fitness educators, and education directors within a health club or chain. The application can be found at http://www.ptaglobalcb.com/cb-policies-forms.html and can be submitted directly to the certification board where they are reviewed by the PTA Global CB liaison and the current CB members. If a vacancy exists and the applicant meets the minimum qualifications, a follow-up interview may be conducted, and the board will vote on the application.

Certification Board:
PTA Global Certification Board
32107 Lindero Canyon Rd. #233
Westlake Village, CA 91361

Email : certificationboard@ptaglobal.com


Certification Board Policies, Procedures, and Forms.