Massage Therapy Advisory Board Meeting

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
Massage Therapy Advisory Board Meeting
Tuesday, October 16, 2018– 1:00 p.m.
North Campus, 1st Floor Public Meeting Room #125E
1106 Clayton Lane, Austin, Texas


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  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum, and Introductions
  3. Approval of Minutes – Meeting of July 17, 2018
  4. Public Comment
    **Any person wishing to address the Advisory Board should complete a Public Comment Form and submit it to the Program Specialist**
  5. Staff Reports – Briefing from Staff and Discussion:
    1. Licensing Division
      1. Statistics
    2. Customer Service Division
      1. Statistics
    3. Education and Examination Division
      1. Statistics
      2. Update on TDLR’s attendance at the Federation of State Massage Therapy Board’s Annual Meeting
    4. Enforcement Division
      1. Highlights of Selected Cases
      2. Recent Accomplishments and Current Projects
      3. Personnel changes
      4. Statistics
    5. Field Inspections Division
      1. Inspection Process Update
      2. Current Projects
      3. Personnel Updates
      4. Statistics
    6. Regulatory Program Management Division
      1. Update Regarding Massage Therapy Program Activities
    7. Executive Office
      1. Recent Developments
      2. Overview of TDLR’s Legislative Appropriations Request for Fiscal Years 2020-2021
  6. Overview and Discussion of TDLR’s 86th Legislative Session Strategic Initiatives for the Massage Therapy Program
  7. Workgroup Report from the Standard of Care workgroup and discussion on the issue of draping
  8. Recommendations for agenda items for next Board meeting
  9. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Board meeting
  10. Adjournment