AMTA Maine Chapter Elections and Positions 2020

AMTA Maine Chapter is holding Elections for our Board of Directors. Please Join our Team and help us contain ue to serve our members in Maine.

Online Elections Update
In response to COVID-19 mandates, AMTA’s National Board of Directors has approved amendments to bylaws and policy through emergency provisions set forth in Delaware Law. These temporary changes allow AMTA chapters to conduct their elections and annual meetings online instead of in-person.

The Maine Chapter will conduct elections via nominations from the floor again next year at the 2021 Annual Chapter Meeting.

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The American Massage Therapy Association – Maine Chapter is looking for candidates to fill the following positions on the local Chapter Board:

President – 2-year term

Financial Administrator – 1-year term

Board Member– 2-year term

Secretary – 2-year term

Chapter Delegate to the National Assembly – 2-year term


If you are interested in any of the elected positions, please send an email to AMTA Maine Elections


All applications must be submitted no later than 5:00 pm Eastern Time May 16, 2020.


Please contact Kathy Paholsky, AMTA ME Chapter Online Election Coordinator at if you have any questions about a position, responsibilities or application process.



Online Election Timeline
April 27  Begin submission of application documents
May 16   Call for Candidates closes at 5:00 PM Eastern Time
May 24   Online Elections Open
June 3    Online Elections Close

Chapter President 2-Year Term 
Leadership Opportunity
The Chapter President sets the direction and pace of the Chapter’s activities based on the vision that has been determined by the membership, board and other Chapter officers.
Chapter Board Member 2- Year Term

The Chapter Board Member will assist the Chapter President in achieving Chapter goals and implementing the decisions made by the Chapter Board. The Board Member works most closely with all Chapter Board Members and appointees, and the National AMTA staff. Chapter Board Members also communicate with the Chapter members, the Chapter Relations Committee and/or other National Volunteers as appropriate.

Chapter Financial Administrator  1 Year Term 

The Chapter Financial Administrator supports the financial operations of the Chapter. They are accountable to the Chapter Board, Chapter members and AMTA National Board by virtue of election.

The Chapter FA works most closely with Chapter Board members and appointees, and the National AMTA staff. They also communicate with Chapter members, the Chapter Relations Committee and Finance staff and/or other National volunteers.
Chapter Secretary 2-Year Term

The Chapter Secretary is the official keeper of the Chapter records and is responsible for recording, maintaining and updating these records during their term of office. The Secretary works most closely with Board Members and appointees and the National AMTA staff. They also communicate with Chapter Members, other Chapter Secretaries, the Chapter Relations Committee and/or other National Volunteers as appropriate.

Chapter Delegate for Assembly of Delegates 2-Year Term

The Delegate represents the massage therapy profession in the Assembly of Delegates (AOD) and related activities as they pertain to the profession in their state.

Applicants for the position of Delegate should be encouraged to consider the following questions when choosing to become a candidate for the position.

What is the context of health and wellness in my state?
What are the things that are impacting massage therapy in my state? Including but not limited to:

  • Education requirements
  • Regulation
  • Continuing education
  • Cultural issues
  • Socio-economics
  • Diversity
  • Employment practices
Here is the full Position Description