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National Election

AMTA 2017 National Elections

Give back to the massage therapy profession by applying to serve on the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) 2018-2020 National Board of Directors! The application process is closed, and election ballots will be sent by email on November 15.

Find Out if You're Eligible

If you have been an AMTA professional member for at least three years and have served as an elected chapter volunteer, or an appointed or elected national volunteer within the past three years, you are eligible to be considered for the AMTA National Board of Directors.

If you meet these eligibility requirements, consider serving on the National Board of Directors. The application is the first step in a rigorous process designed to help find AMTA members whose personal and professional strengths create the strongest national board team while considering diversity and inclusion.

AMTA National Board Candidate Checklist

To be considered, candidates must meet the eligibility criteria and complete the application process. Find out what AMTA’s National Board application process entails.

  1. Sign board of directors code of conduct
  2. Fill out applicant eligibility form
  3. Sign conflict of interest form
  4. Take four online courses and pass the corresponding online exams.
  5. Fill out the bio application
  6. Submit 60-90 second candidate video
  7. Submit three letters of reference from professional and personal colleagues and friends. The letters should speak to skills in leadership, volunteer experience and team work.
  8. Participate in 30 minute phone interview with the Slate Selection Commission

What is the Slate Selection Commission?

The Slate Selection Commission is a group of current and recent past national volunteers with deep knowledge of AMTA who guide candidates through the application process and ensure they meet the high standards required of national board service.

Members eligible to serve on this commission includes: Chapter President Council Moderators, national presidents, past and current national committee members, past Commission on Candidacy members and past Slate Selection Commission members.

The Slate Selection Committee has the important responsibility to bring forward the strongest slate of candidates for the AMTA members to consider.

Watch for Your Election Ballot on November 15

The AMTA National Board of Director application process is closed, and election ballots will be sent by email on November 15. Questions? Contact elections@amtamassage.org.


Timeline

National Elections Timeline

Election Questions? Contact Colleen Leeders.

Resources

Future Directions
Rules of Engagement
Director Position Description

Bylaws and Policy

Bylaws—Article VII
Policy—Candidacy & Elections

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