Oakbrook Terrace, IL (December 3, 2013) –NCBTMB announced today that Billie Shea, BCMT, will become its Government Relations Liaison. In this role, Billie will represent and advocate on NCB’s behalf to the state boards regarding licensure within the massage therapy profession, and in particular, the importance of NCB’s licensure exams to be recognized by the states.
“We’re thrilled we found someone with such an amazing set of qualifications—perfect for this role,” says Steve Kirin, CEO of NCB.
Billie’s unique set of qualifications include:
Oakbrook Terrace, IL (November 22, 2013) – NCBTMB announced today important transitions for the NCBTMB Board of Directors with the appointments of Michael McGillicuddy and Bruce Baltz, effective immediately. Elected members Teresa M. Matthews and Dr. Stuart Watts will also join the NCBTMB Board of Directors beginning January 1, 2014.
NCBTMB Board of Directors is proud to announce the appointment of McGillicuddy to the board based on his notable achievements and unmatched influence within the profession. Effective immediately, McGillicuddy will serve on the board for a three year term.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL (October 17, 2013) – NCBTMB announced today the resignation of its current Chair, Susan Toscano, BA, BCTMB. Leena Guptha, D.O., BCTMB, and most-recently Chair-Elect, will transition to Board Chair effective immediately.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL (May 22, 2013) – The Board of NCBTMB is pleased to announce the promotion of Steve Kirin to Chief Executive Officer. Stating that his transitional role and major organizational objectives are nearly complete, Mike Williams, interim CEO of NCBTMB, recommended Kirin’s promotion to the post. The promotion of Steve Kirin, the current Chief Operating Officer, is a natural progression of the changes implemented at NCBTMB over the past twenty months.
We are pleased to announce a number of Board transitions effective January 1, 2013.
Sue Toscano (current Chair-Elect) will become Chair beginning January 1, 2013. At that time, our current Chair, Alexa Zaledonis moves into her newly elected role as Treasurer, replacing Ronni Burns who has served as Treasurer for two years. Ronni will remain on the NCB Board as a public member.
Congratulations to our new Chair-Elect, Dr. Leena Guptha, who was elected by the current Board during our November Board meeting. Dr. Guptha will become Chair effective January 1, 2015.
Continuing education is a key element for the ongoing success and progression of a massage therapist's career. We recognize that continuing education (CE) courses take time, effort, and cost money. And while most courses and instructors deliver on the expected value, others have not hit the mark.
3-2-1 blast off. The new NCB website has launched!