A WSMTA membership is your gateway into a diverse group of healthcare professionals that advocates for a healthy massage profession. Massage Therapists, their patients, and allied healthcare professionals rely on a healthy massage profession to serve their diverse needs in the healthcare system.
10 Great Reasons to Be a Member
1. Connection: You are connected to a larger group banded together to produce positive results for public health in our region.
2. Educational Opportunities: Education and networking for public health professionals with our Annual Meeting and other events during the year.
3. Public Policy / Advocacy: You can contribute to the strong advocacy program centered on assuring that public health voices are being heard. The Clinical Practices and Government Relations Programs prepares legislative updates/alerts, and keeps track of public health issues under consideration by the State Legislature.
4. Free Informational Services: The association keeps members in touch with each other and current issues through the association’s web site and email updates of emerging issues relevant to public health. You remain informed about the massage profession in our region in a way that saves you time.
5. Networking: You have many opportunities to network with public health professionals in our region, building your contacts, sharing ideas, best practices and solutions to enhance your profession, find opportunities for career enhancement, etc. Networking events range from Annual Conferences to regional meetings.
6. Affiliation: You will have affiliation with YOUR professional association.
7. Discounts on Educational Offerings: You receive reduced registration fees at many WSMTA sponsored continuing education events.
8. Leadership Opportunities: You are provided opportunities to learn and practice leadership and meeting management skills that you may need for your resume, professional growth or self-promotion. Opportunities are available on the Board, committees and special projects.
9. Recognition: You can be recognized or can recognize your colleagues for their achievements in public health. Some of our heroes work right next to us every day!10. Empowerment: You are part of a larger community. You are empowered to get involved in issues that affect your personal and professional communities and your quality of life.