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Laura Allen's Blog – February 2010 Archive (4)

10 Questions for Debra Persinger, Executive Director of FSMTB

The Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards was formed in 2005 with the intention of bringing state boards together in the spirit of collaboration to address the needs for consistent scopes of practice and entry level standards across the country, the need for a valid and reliable licensing exam that would be accepted in all jurisdictions,and the need for a common database with licensing and disciplinary information and the ability to store critical documents.



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Added by Laura Allen on February 15, 2010 at 11:32am — No Comments

The California Gold Rush





My morning mail arrived with a packet sent by an anonymous contributor…copies of emails and correspondence concerning the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC). I must say it caused me to choke on my breakfast.



The CAMTC, according to their website, is currently conducting a search for a CEO. That’s not shocking news. What is shocking news is the insistence of former Board chair Ahmos Netanel, who is said to be gunning for the position, that the job is worth $348,000 a… Continue

Added by Laura Allen on February 7, 2010 at 10:30am — 57 Comments

The California Gold Rush

My morning mail arrived with a packet sent by an anonymous contributor…copies of emails and correspondence concerning the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC). I must say it caused me to

choke on my breakfast.

The CAMTC, according to their website, is currently conducting a search for a CEO. That’s not shocking news. What is shocking news is the insistence of former Board chair Ahmos

Netanel, who is said to be gunning for the…

Continue

Added by Laura Allen on February 4, 2010 at 7:37pm — 3 Comments

10 Questions for Rick Rosen, Executive Director of AFMTE

This is the third in my series of interviews with the leaders of our professional organizations.



The Alliance for Massage Therapy Education is the newest of our associations, and is an independent organization founded for the purpose of serving the entire education sector of the massage profession, from entry-level to post-graduate studies. Their new national headquarters is located in McLean VA, a suburb of Washington DC. You can visit their new website at… Continue

Added by Laura Allen on February 1, 2010 at 8:40am — 1 Comment

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