Assembly of Delegates
The Assembly of Delegates (AOD) is a group of elected chapter members whose purpose is to provide input on items of interest for the Association as it relates/impacts their state, as outlined in policy.
Your 2020 - 2021 elected Delegates from Minnesota are Erin Howk Bennett and Sarah Haas. This year both of them will attend the Assembly of Delegates meeting in Phoenix AZ, in August 2020.
Assembly of Delegates Resources
Position Statement IDEA Submission Resources
Discussion Topic Proposal Resources
Proposed Discussion Topics should be about bringing broad discussion ideas forward and to gather input, not to offer solutions to problems. Proposed Discussion Topics should adhere to the following:
Must be related to AMTA’s mission and goals.
Must be in accordance with AMTA’s statement on discrimination.
Must ask a broad question.
Cannot be defamatory.
Cannot endorse a political candidate or party.
Cannot address internal AMTA issues.
Cannot endorse a specific product or company
The AMTA Assembly of Delegates met on Wednesday, October 28, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana to discuss and vote on the following ideas:
Position Statement Idea: Online education is an appropriate method to deliver curriculum content for non-psychomotor subjects in massage therapy entry-level training and continuing education.
Discussion Topic 1: What specifically does “speaking the same language” mean in relations to massage therapy becoming more integrated in healthcare?
Discussion Topic 2: As massage therapists, how do we show the measure/accomplishments of our advanced studies and skills in massage education to healthcare professionals and the public?