Recent legislation has resulted in the establishment of the Maryland State Board of Massage Therapy Examiners effective October 1, 2016. Applications for members are being accepting through July 11, 2016 for the following Board seats:
Interested Massage Therapy Licensee candidates should carefully review the criteria to ensure that they are eligible. Licensees interested in being nominated for appointment consideration must contact the Maryland Chapter of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) no later than July 11, 2016. Please note that Massage Therapists do not need to be members of the AMTA to be nominated. Contact for the AMTA is:
Sabrina Lopez, LMTBoard PresidentMaryland Chapter of the American Massage Therapy Association.213 Polk DriveGlen Burnie, Maryland, 21061 firstname.lastname@example.org 443.599.6293
Terms are staggered but will not exceed more than four years. All Interested candidates must be licensed by the Board, in good standing with the Board, actively practicing for at least five years and be a resident of Maryland.
Interested consumer candidates should contact:
Kim BennardiAdministrator DHMH Office of Appointments and Executive NominationsKim.email@example.comPhone: 410-767-4049Fax: 410-767-6489
The criteria for members is outlined in the Board statute, Health Occupations §6-202. Interested consumers may not have been a massage therapist, or have a household member who participates or has participated in a commercial or professional field or have a financial interest in a person regulated by the Board.
Please note that all applicants are thoroughly vetted and may be interviewed by a subject matter expert. The Governor appoints all board members with the advice of the Secretary of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and advice and consent of the Senate.
All interested applicants must submit an online application with the Governor’s Appointments Office (GAO) by July 11. The application link is https://govapps.md.gov/appointments/apply/.
Applicants will be required to upload a resume during the application process. If an applicant has any issues with the online application, they should contact the GAO at 410-974-2611.
Any additional questions may be addressed to Kim Bennardi at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-767-4049.
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