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 elected Delegates from Minnesota are Erin Howk Bennett and Tom Rotman.  This year both of them attended the Assembly of Delegates meeting in Indianapolis, IN.  

If you are interested in becoming a delegate, contact mnamtaonlinevoting@gmail.com for more information.  Delegates are elected for a 2 year term and are expected to attend the Assemby of Delegate meeting in Phoneix, AZ in 2020 and Tampa, FL in 2021. 

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?

Assembly of Delegates 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
     

  • Discussion Topic Proposal Form
     

  • Proposal Timeline