December 20, 2023 | News

2024 Certification Board Election Results

Effective March 1st, Christopher Deery Begins Second Term.

BURR RIDGE, IL – The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork, Inc. (NCBTMB) announced today that Christopher Deery, BCTMB, LMT was positively voted through by Certificants to begin his second term on the NCBTMB Certification Board as a Practitioner Member, effective March 1, 2024.

“On behalf of NCBTMB, I would like to thank the Board Certificants for doing their due diligence. We are excited to welcome Christopher back for another term,” said Shelly Johnson, NCBTMB Chief Executive Officer.

Deery’s term is for three years through February 28, 2027.

The NCBTMB Certification Board is responsible for all aspects of Board Certification and the Approved Provider program, as well as the strategic direction of the organization.  The Certification Board ensures that NCBTMB maintains its status as an accredited certifying body within the massage therapy profession.


NCBTMB is a non-profit organization with the mission to elevate the massage therapy profession nationwide by establishing and advancing the highest credentials and standards of excellence. In addition to the BCTMB®, NCBTMB offers the Approved Provider Program, the country’s most-respected source for continuing education approval by state boards, government and regulatory agencies, and massage therapists. NCBTMB also offers the Massage Therapy Assessment for Certification (MTAC) and the Assigned Schools program.

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