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Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett
Division of Publications
Board and Commission Vacancies
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Board Name: Massage Licensure Board
Board ID: 84
Address: 665 Mainstream Drive, Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615-532-3202
Board Contact: Diona E. Layden
Contact Phone: 615-741-8402
Appointing Authority: Governor
TCA: 63-18-103
Duties: The Massage Licensure Board was created in 1995 by an act of the State Legislature. Its mission is to safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of Tennesseans by requiring those who practice the profession of massage therapy within this state be qualified. The Board interprets the laws, rules, and regulations to determine the appropriate standards of practice in an effort to ensure the highest degree of professional conduct. The Board is authorized to issue licenses to qualified candidates who have completed appropriate education and successfully completed required examinations. The Board is responsible for the investigation of alleged violations of the Practice Act and rules and is responsible for the discipline of licensees who are found guilty of such violations.
Number of Members: 7
Compensation: Actual expenses are paid in accordance with the comprehensive travel regulations. Members shall receive one hundred dollars ($100.00) for each day engaged in business of the board.
Appropriations: Funds through the budget of the Department of Health.
Meeting Schedule: The board shall meet as frequently as shall be reasonably necessary.
Hours Required: