Published 20 October 2011
ERMI's annual Board meeting and retreat will be held November 12 & 13, 2011. Board members will be brainstorming on the future of ERMI and directions to be taken. If you have anything that you feel needs attention of the Board please contact us at: email@example.com.
Published 20 October 2011
ERMI welcomes new Board of Directors member Jim Freeman. Jim is a North Carolina LMBT and a NCBTMB nationally board certified practitioner. He is a 2010 graduate of the North Carolina School of Advanced Bodywork, a school of clinical massage therapy and structural bodywork and a Certified member of the ABMP. He holds a BS degree from Mars Hill College, NC, a BA degree from Warren Wilson College, NC, a Technical Diploma in EMT-Paramedic and an Associate Degree Nursing from Asheville-Buncombe Technical College, NC. He has twenty years of broad medical experience including pre-hospital, clinic, and hospital settings.
Jim is the Owner/Therapist of Integrative Healing Arts of Asheville, a clinical massage and bodywork therapy practice, is a Staff Therapist at the Hot Springs Resort and Spa in Hot Springs, NC, and is a Licensed Therapeutic Foster Parent for two children in his home with Joni in Asheville, NC and is the father to three sons, Brandon, Jason, and Jake. He plays clarinet with the Asheville Community Band, a 96 member group, where he also serves on their board. He joined ERMI in the fall of 2010. He will be heading ERMI's Fundraising and Networking Committee.
Published 15 October 2011
ERMI would like to welcome Kelli Wentzell to the Board of Directors. Kelli has been the MA Sate Coordinator and trainer of ERMI since 2006. She also serves as a member of the Southborough/Northborough, MA Trauma Response Network.
Kelli Wentzell is pursuing her lifelong dream of running a leading Massage Therapy & Wellness Center. She owns and operates Theracopia Massage Therapy and Wellness Center in Southborough Massachusetts. Theracopia has been named Southborough's #1 Choice for Day Spa/Massage and was awarded regional GOLD in the 2011 Readers Choice Awards, for 7 consecutive years,
Kelli is a graduate of Spa Tech Institute, a member of the American Massage Therapy Association and earned her National Certification in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. She specializes in preventive and rehabilitative therapeutic massage and can also provide you with an exceptional relaxation massage.
She is also a certified as an Infant Massage Teacher with a robust marketing and web development background.
Published 22 March 2011
ERMI would like to welcome our newest Board member, Dena Frizsell. She is a 2010 graduate of North Carolina School of Advanced Bodywork in Fairview, NC where she worked as office manager. She currently operates her own practice focusing on clinical massage and on-site chair massage for local businesses. Although new to massage, Dena has had a lifelong interest in holistic and natural healing. Her previous career paths have provided a broad base of marketing, fund-raising and bookkeeping experience. She is currently Chairperson of the ERMI Fundraising/Networking Committee and serves as WNC 6th District Leader. Dena lives in Fairview, NC with her husband, Rick and son, Tanner.
Published 01 March 2010
American Massage Therapy Association, South Carolina Chapter named ERMI it's 2011 charity, at their February 20th AMTA-SC board meeting. The year starts in March 2011, with their Mini-Convention, where a raffle will be held and ERMI will receive all the proceeds. Throughout the year the chapter will have a donation button on their website, and a link to the ERMI website. They will be sponsoring a training in the summer of 2011 with a special rate for their members. ERMI's Treasurer, Ronda S. Villa, is the 1st VP and Education Chair of the chapter and was very instrumental in getting this significant offer for us. We hope to have a long term relationship with AMTA-SC and wish to thank them for their contribution.