NCBTMB Announces New Board Certificants of 3rd Quarter 2022

BURR RIDGE, IL — Thirty-eight massage therapists earned their Board Certification in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (BCTMB®) this past quarter from the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB), joining a community of more than 13,000 massage therapists worldwide.

“Congratulations! Your commitment to excellence is to be applauded! Board Certification indicates that you are highly qualified in your field,” said Dolly Wallace, BCTMB, LMT, and NCBTMB President. “Healthcare practitioners look for that credential when referring their patients for massage therapy. Consumers also seek out Board Certified therapists. Board Certification means something!”

The new Board Certificants are:

Katheryn Maldonado, BCTMB
Chandler, AZ
Jill Blevins, BCTMB
Wellington, FL
Ashley Krug, BCTMB
Saint Peter, MN
Audrey L Blanchard, BCTMB
Chandler, AZ
Alex LaPierre, BCTMB
Forest Park, GA
Desiree Kempcke, BCTMB
St Paul, MN
Joseph Siminski, BCTMB
Loomis, CA
Sadie Buchta, BCTMB
Ankeny, IA
Tammy Belton, BCTMB
Farmington, MN
Anna Kristina Lubke, BCTMB
Vallejo, CA
Katherine Wolfe, BCTMB
Arlington, MA
Tammy Belton, BCTMB
Farmington, MN
Mary Radzinski, BCTMB
Redding, CA
Julienne Shackelford, BCTMB
Northampton, MA
Thayer Haugen, BCTMB
Rochester, MN
Natalie Sakamoto, BCTMB
Anaheim, CA
Robin Nichols, BCTMB
Rockville, MD
Sophia Keller, BCTMB
Minneapolis, MN
Angel Castillo, BCTMB
Los Angeles, CA
Maria Elmazi, BCTMB
Essex, MD
Molly Mikacevich, BCTMB
Minnetonka, MN
Tyler Allen, BCTMB
Los Angeles, CA
Stefani Sellers, BCTMB
Biddeford, ME
Brian Velez, BCTMB
Madison, MS
James Tien, BCTMB
Aurora, CO
Elizabeth Griffin, BCTMB
Romulus, MI
Amanda Knorr, BCTMB
Helena, MT
Alanna Afton, BCTMB
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Shelley R. Gyllen, BCTMB
Columbia Heights, MN
Michelle Robbins, BCTMB
Jamestown, NC
Karen Tennant, BCTMB
Medford, NJ
Christina Metz, BCTMB
Lakewood, OH
Canteshia Korhorn, BCTMB
Saint George, UT
Tawana Thompson, BCTMB
Bayonne, NJ
Kevin Roux, BCTMB
Lago Vista, TX
Madreena Russell, BCTMB
Lynchburg, VA
Jordan Dutiger, BCTMB
Nanuet, NY
Grace Bergstedt, BCTMB
White Settlement, TX
Rolando Tantoco, Jr., BCTMB
Kent, WA


Board Certification in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (BCTMB®) is the highest credential within the massage and bodywork profession. Choosing to become Board Certified demonstrates advanced assessment and critical thinking abilities, as well as provides instant credibility to current and prospective clients and employers. The program is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).


NCBTMB is a non-profit organization with the mission to elevate the massage therapy profession nationwide by establishing and advancing the highest credentials and standards of excellence. In addition to the BCTMB®, NCBTMB offers the Approved Provider Program, the country’s most-respected source for continuing education approval by state boards, government and regulatory agencies, and massage therapists. NCBTMB also offers the Massage Therapy Assessment for Certification (MTAC) and the Assigned Schools program.