FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
To view this information in pdf, click here: COMTA Alerts – April 2018
The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) would like to bring your attention to the following important announcements as a result of its April 18-19, 2018 Commission meeting:
- COMTA Commissioner Election – The Commission will be holding an election this summer to fill the following vacancies:
- Administrator (2)
- Educator – Massage
- Educator – Esthetics
- Practitioner – Massage
School members will receive electronic election ballots in July, and Commissioners elected to positions in this cycle will begin their four-year term in October 2018.
- COMTA’s Mission – As part of our efforts in strategic planning and considering the future growth and direction of COMTA, the staff and Commission facilitated a passionate and thoughtful discussion about the vision, mission and values of the organization. As an outcome of that discussion, the Commission voted to approve the following updated mission statement:
COMTA elevates and upholds standards of excellence in massage therapy/bodywork and esthetics education through specialized accreditation, benefiting students and schools, practitioners, and the public.
- COMTA-Endorsed Curriculum for Esthetics – In February 2018, the Commission formally voted to approve offering the COMTA-Endorsed Curriculum status for esthetics programs and institutions in addition to those for massage/bodywork.
Please see complete information and details on how to apply for COMTA-Endorsed Curriculum on our website by clicking here.
For additional information concerning this memorandum, please contact Dawn Hogue, Acting Executive Director of COMTA, at 202-688-6790, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also email the chair of the Commission at email@example.com. Be sure to check the COMTA website regularly for actions and alerts. The Commission updates all pertinent actions and alerts on its website.