2017 Elections – Online Voting April 11-26
ELECTIONS TIMELINE INFORMATION:
February 26 Announce Call for Candidates
March 28 Deadline for Candidate Application Submission
April 11 – 26 On-line Voting Period – Candidate Information Available on the Voting Site
****Revised to April 20-May 4****
May 7 Announce Results of On-Line Voting, Board Member Swearing In
May – June Voting results to be announced at the Spring Membership Meeting on May 7, on the website, newsletter and social media.
On April 11th, you will be receiving an e-mail with a link and details to cast your ballot. Last day to vote is April 26, 2017. We hope you will exercise your member benefit by voting for your chapter leadership.
2017 Spring Membership Meeting – MAY 7
AMTA-NJ Chapter will be having it’s annual membership meeting on Sunday, May 7 in Bordentown, NJ.
Time: 10 AM – 2:30 PM
Location: Bordentown Elks, 11 Amboy Road, Bordentown, NJ
9:00 AM Registration & Flea Market*
10:00 AM Membership Meeting, Awards, Election Results and Oath of Office
11:45 AM Complementary Lunch
1:30 PM – 2 PM “Your Financial Wellness” – Stephan E Ingram
PROFESSIONAL HEAD SHOTS available throughout the day. First 10 people to register for the event online will receive their head shots FREE of charge!
*Flea Market – used massage items (in good working condition) will be available for sale throughout the day. If you have items you would like to sell, please read Flea Market Guidelines.
Government Relations UPDATE (4/3/2017)
If you are a student or unlicensed massage therapist, THIS IS FOR YOU.
If you are a licensed massage therapist in NJ, this DOES NOT pertain to you.
S2414 & A4054 revises “Massage and Bodywork Therapist Licensing Act”
to require certain class study and examination requirements.
Passed both Houses: S2414 passed on 10/20/2016 & A4056 passed on 2/15/2017
What is it? What does it mean for you? When does it go into effect?
S2414 & A4056 are mirror bills for the Senate and Assembly that revises the original avenues to obtain license to massage in the state of New Jersey. As it currently stands, there are three option to apply for a license:
A. Education OR
B. Examination OR
The bills that passed require Education AND Examination, OR Endorsement from another state that is approved by the New Jersey Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy. That means, you will need to fulfill the required education hours as well as sit for the MBLEX examination to obtain a massage license. The effective date of this has not been announced yet. Please check the NJ Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy website. There will be a new “Alert” added to their announcements.
The AMTA-NJ Chapter will post updates to our chapter website as soon as we know them, as well as send e-mail blasts to our members.
If you should have any questions, please e-mail Kathy at GovRel.AMTANJ@gmail.com.