Apply to Serve on AMTA National Board of Directors by September 16


Give back to the massage therapy profession by applying to serve on the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) 2020-2022 National Board of Directors! Applications are due on September 16, 2019.

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 the board of directors code of conduct
  2. Fill out an applicant eligibility form
  3. Sign the conflict of interest form
  4. Take four online courses and pass the corresponding online exams.
  5. Fill out the bio application
  6. Submit a 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 teamwork.
  8. Participate in a 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 include: 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 AMTA members to consider.

Apply for the AMTA National Board of Directors

Interested in applying for the AMTA National Board of Directors? Submit your AMTA National Board of Directors Application by September 16, 2019. To apply, contact elections@amtamassage.org.

Visit the AMTA National Election page for additional details »

"As a professional member of AMTA, I have found comfort in knowing that all the effort I put into obtaining my massage certification is recognized and protected. AMTA standards validate the profession."

Kim K., AMTA member since 2003

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