The Future Professional Section (FPS) is comprised of graduate and undergraduate students. They have a president, a president-elect and a Section advisor, all three have seats at the executive council table representing the Section membership. The Section provides professional development opportunities through the Ken Demas Future Professional Leadership Academy,  the opportunity to serve as Section delegates at the annual association conference, along with the eligibility to apply for the Jay B. Nash Scholarship and the NYS AHPERD Foundation scholarships.


If you have questions, we encourage you to review our webpage or reach out to Anthony Scibelli, Section President or Dr. Mara Manson, Advisor.

Section Leadership

Scibelli, A 2021
Anthony Scibelli


SUNY Cortland

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Rago, J 2021
Jared Rago


SUNY Cortland

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Manson, M 2021
Dr. Mara Manson


Adelphi University

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Future Professionals Monthly Professional Development Webinars

The 2021-2022 Future Professionals Section Monthly Virtual Professional Development Series has come to an end.  We will pick up again in the fall with a new schedule and program line-up. 

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Career Center


NYS AHPERD offers a Career Center for our members to post jobs and to search for openings in the field.  

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2022 Conference


What's In It For You!

The annual conference offers a plethora of opportunities for Future Professionals!  Volunteer to assist a presenter with their audio/visual needs and introduce them, attend our mentor program -Follow the Leader, attend sessions that will help you build your resume and interview skills, meet fellow students and connect with professionals from across the state