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AMTA VA Committee Chairs provide leadership for specific events or tasks. Committee members support the Chairperson by helping to achieve specific measurable outcomes.

If you would like to volunteer to serve your Chapter in this way, please contact the specific Committee Chair.



State Conference Committee

Jana Roselynn Laird
Williamsburg, VA

The Annual State Conference is held each year on the first weekend in May. The team that is formed is responsible to work with the Chapter President to suggest speakers, contact potential vendors, marketing for the conference, research locations and/or participate during the conference helping with logistics such as registration and helping members find their classrooms.

Membership Committee


Bernadette Binns
Locust Grove, VA

The Membership committee oversees all membership outreach and retention programs as well as the creation of new initiatives in recruitment and renewal. Sounds a little boring, but its a perfect fit for a detail oriented self motivated volunteer. Feel free to reach out to Bernie via email to learn more.

Communications Committee

Jennifer Kupiec

Jennifer Kupiec
Waynesboro, VA

The newsletter and communications committee is responsible for writing our newsletter as well as soliciting advertisements.  Articles are solicited from chapter board members, committee chairs, the chapter membership and outside contributors, as appropriate. The articles are edited for compliance with AMTA mission, goals, strategic plan and chapter objectives. This committee is also responsible for maintaining the website and facebook page.

Legislative Committee


This committee stays up to date with state laws and regulations that have an effect on Licensed Massage Therapists. They help organize efforts to activate the membership to contact their local elected officials about areas of concern. They support Virginia Municipal League and LLegislative Day in Richmond VA with seated massage. Contact for more details.

Finance Committee

This committee helps with proposing and budgeting. They help ensure that our money is being spent wisely and in line with our goals and budget.

Awards Committee


This committee is responsible for selecting chapter members to receive awards based on their volunteer contributions. This committee is also responsible for national nominations for both chapter and individual awards.

Education Committee

Barrel full of monkies

This committee is responsible for selecting instructors and classes for various events held throughout the year. As of February 2017, serving on this committee is Jana Laird, Bernie Binns and Jodi Scholes.