2017 Elections – Online Voting April 11-26


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****                                                               

Click HERE for Candidate Information Page

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
C. Endorsement

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. 

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Spring Membership Meeting @ Bordentown Elks
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

9 AM Registration & Flea Market
-Used massage items will be available for sale throughout the day.
– If you have items you would like to sell, please see guidelines on the Home page.

10 AM Membership Meeting, Chapter Updates, Awards, Election Results and Swearing in Board Officers

11:45 AM Complementary Lunch

1:30 PM – 2 PM “Your Financial Wellness”

– Learn about establishing financial security with Stephan E Ingram,
Financial Specialist with International Planning Alliance

Professional head shots will be available throughout the day.


Take Care with Massage Therapy this Spring

Spring is here, and you’re probably spending more time outdoors being active. From muscle recovery to improved mood, there are many reasons to schedule a massage this time of year.

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Massage & Pregnancy CE at AMTA National Convention

The AMTA 2017 National Convention, September 14-16 in Pasadena, California, is your destination for top-notch massage therapy continuing education. Attend the CE session “Massage & Pregnancy” with Susan Salvo read more at source…

Congratulations to Team Massage Therapy Foundation – Running for Research!

Congratulations to the four AMTA members—Collette Wilson, Christine Bailor-Goodlander, Vincent Dufort and Jodi Newman—who participated in the Boston Marathon with Team Massage Therapy Foundation – Running for Research! The team’s read more at source…

Good Luck to Team MTF – Running for Research in the Boston Marathon!

Best of luck to Team Massage Therapy Foundation – Running for Research in the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17! They are running the Boston Marathon to bring read more at source…



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