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SMBO is accepting applications for the Massage Therapy Advisory Council

House Bill 110 was signed into law on June 30, 2021. Effective September 30, this legislation authorizes the State Medical Board of Ohio to appoint a Massage Therapy Advisory Council.

The Massage Therapy Advisory Council will advise the board on issues related to the practice of massage therapy.

The Medical Board is now seeking applicants for the seven seats that will be available on the council. Per Ohio Revised Code 4731.152, the board is looking for three types of members: four licensed, practicing massage therapists; one massage therapy educator; one non-health care professional to represent the interest of consumers.

The time commitment is four meetings per year in Columbus. Council members are reimbursed for actual and necessary expenses such as mileage and parking.

The applications can be found below. If you or someone you know meets the criteria and is interested in this opportunity for community service, please download the appropriate application. Once completed, email it and your resume or CV to Applications are due by October 4, 2021.

Massage Therapy Advisory Council - Practicing LMT Application

Massage Therapy Advisory Council - Educator Application

Massage Therapy Advisory Council - Consumer Application

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