The FSMTB is governed by the delegate assembly and the FSMTB board of directors. The board consists of seven voting and two non-voting members (Executive Director and Immediate Past President). Directors are voted into office by general election by the membership. In making nominations, the Nominating Committee considers diversity in ethnicity, gender, geographic distribution and professional experience.

2023 - 2024 Board of Directors


President | Craig Knowles
Chair, Georgia Board of Massage Therapy


Vice President | Keith Warren
Executive Director, Alabama Board of Massage Therapy


Treasurer | Liz Barnard
Nevada State Board of Massage Therapy


Director| Karen Frazier 
Kentucky Board of Licensure for Massage Therapy



Director | Foad Araiinejad
Alabama Board of Massage Therapy


Director | Victoria Drago
Florida Board of Massage Therapy



Director | Caroline Guerin
Texas Massage Therapy Advisory Board



Executive Director | Dr. Debra Persinger