Massage Therapy Advisory Board Meeting

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
Massage Therapy Advisory Board Meeting
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.
North Campus, 1st Floor Public Meeting, Suite 125E
1106 Clayton Lane, Austin, Texas 78723


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  • A. Call to Order
  • B. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum, and Introductions
  • C. Approval of Minutes – Meeting of February 26, 2018
  • D. Public Comment
    **Any person wishing to address the Advisory Board should complete a Public Comment Form and submit it to the Program Specialist**
  • E. Staff Reports
    • 1. Licensing Division
      • a. Statistics
    • 2. Customer Service Division
      • a. Statistics
    • 3. Education and Examination Division
      • a. Statistics
    • 4. Enforcement Division
      • a. Highlights of Selected Cases
      • b. Statistics on Cases and Penalties
    • 5. Field Inspections Division
      • a. Recent Accomplishments and Current Projects
      • b. Personnel Updates
      • c. Statistics
    • 6. Regulatory Program Management Division
      • a. New Division Name and Leadership
      • b. Update and Discussion Regarding Massage Therapy Program Activities
      • c. Medical and Health Professions Section Update
    • 7. Executive Office
      • a. Overview of TDLR’s Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2019-2023
      • b. Recent Developments
  • F. Discussion and possible action to recommend approval of the Criminal Conviction Guidelines for the Massage Therapy program
  • G. Workgroup Reports:
    • 1. Standard of Care workgroup to review and make recommendations regarding standard of care matters and rules
    • 2. Licensing Workgroup to review and make recommendations regarding licensing requirements and rules, inspections and compliance, and other administrative matters
  • H. Recommendations for agenda items for next Board meeting
  • I. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Board meeting
  • J. Adjournment