National Board & Regional Ambassador Structure

The Australian Association of Massage Therapists (Massage & Myotherapy Australia) is a Company Limited by Guarantee and governed by a Board of National Directors. The National Board comprises of 9 Directors who are responsible for the strategic direction and governance of the Association and reports to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) as required by the Corporations Law 2001.

The Board employs a Chief Executive Officer who maintains and implements the strategies and policy of the Board. This is delivered to the membership through service, communication and representation.

Under the AAMT’s constitution, there are 6 geographical divisions of membership from where Directors are elected prior to the Annual General Meeting. The AAMT Board may appoint a further 3 Directors to address the skill requirements of the Company and implement the strategic plan. Committees of Massage & Myotherapy Australia (AAMT)  act as advisors to the Board of Directors on matters occurring at the local, national and international level.

Committees also assist the Board in the implementation of projects within the strategic plan.  All Directors and Committee members serve in the interests of the association, the public and the diverse range of modalities across the profession.

 

Board of Directors

 

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Paul McCann

President

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Rebecca Byrne

Vice President

Vince Cosentini

Director

James Flaxman

Director

Paula Nutting

Director

Robert Rogerson

Director

Madeleine Rose

Director

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David Sheehan

Director

Alexis Watt

Director

 

National Committees

Committees of the AAMT (Massage & Myotherapy Australia) act as advisors to the Board of Directors on matters occurring at the local, national and international level. All Directors serve in the interests of the members, the public and the diverse range of modalities across the profession.  Contact an individual Committee by clicking on the Chairpersons name.

Executive Committee

The Executive is a team from the Board who works closely with the CEO to ensure the company is compliant with all its legal responsibilities and may be called upon to make decisions in time of crisis. The Executive are also responsible for management performance and management succession.

Paul McCann – Chairperson
Rebecca Byrne
Tricia Hughes
Robert Rogerson

Audit and Risk Committee

Finance and Audit reviews the financial direction of the Association and recommends to the Board initiatives that ensure the finances and financial processes are appropriate for the purposes of the Association.

Harvey Griggs – Chairperson
Tricia Hughes
Roy John
Stuart Nicol
Robert Rogerson
Vince Cosentini
Jeanette Donaldson

National Education Committee

National Education meets to determine Association input to the Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council’s review of the Health Training Package; approves accredited providers of Continuing Professional Education for the Endorsed Education Activities Program, and develops policy and position papers for members’ use.

Paula Nutting – Chairperson
Graeme De Goldi
Marsha Ellis
Sue Gillespie
Steven Jones
Judith Moore
Kevin Skillen
Alexis Watt
Niki Ruane
Tracey Byrne
Tricia Hughes

Conference Committee

Conference Committee meets to formulate the technical direction of the conference; to select speakers and presenters and to ensure efficient and effectiveness of the conference.

Garry Lavis – Chairperson
Ian Coward
Tricia Hughes
Daniel Lambrou
Sonya Leslight
David Sheehan
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Ethics Committee

The Ethics Committee meets when necessary to hear complaints against members for breach of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. Ethics Committee also promulgates policy and procedure for members.

Rebecca Byrne – Chairperson
Tricia Hughes
Graham Schodde
Kevin Skillen
Madeleine Rose
Karen Madden

 

Regional and Local Ambassadors

The Massage & Myotherapy Volunteer Ambassador Program was launched in 2012 with the aim to introduce Ambassadors as a communication conduit between the Association, members and the public. Ambassadors are Regional or Local, and provide the Association with regional events, such as networking meetings or professional development. The Ambassador Program continues to grow, and the Association envisages Regional and Local Ambassadors across the country. For more information about the program or to find out how you can be an Ambassador please email us – ambassador@massagemyotherapy.com.au