Jeff Forman, Chair
Jeff Forman, Ph.D., was appointed by the Chancellor's Office for the California Community College system. Dr. Forman recently retired as a full time Professor and Director of the Massage Therapy program at DeAnza College in Cupertino, where he developed the first Community College Massage Therapy degree and certificate programs in the State.
Ronald Bates, Vice Chair
Ronald Bates, Ph.D., was appointed to the Board by the League of California Cities. Dr. Bates is a Senior Advisor to the League and the International City/County Management Association. He is a Council Member and a former Mayor in Los Alamitos. Dr. Bates was also a former City Manager in Buena Park, South Gate, Pico Rivera, La Habra Heights and Assistant City Manager in Anaheim.
Michael Marylander, Treasurer
Michael Marylander was appointed by the CAMTC Board to represent a Massage Business Entity. Mr. Marylander owns The Massage Place, a chain of massage therapy clinics.
Allison Budlong, Secretary
Allison Budlong was appointed by the California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools. Ms. Budlong is the past Director of Education Programs and Compliance at the National Holistic Institute (NHI) "A College of Massage Therapy" — supporting student and alumni services and school compliance.
Michael Callagy, Board Member
Michael Callagy was appointed by the California State Association of Counties.
Mark Dixon, Board Member
Mark Dixon was appointed by the CAMTC Board of Directors to fill a statutorily-mandated seat. Mr. Dixon is a CAMTC Certified Massage Therapist, and is board certified by the NCBTMB.
Shana Faber, Board Member
Shana Faber is a Municipal Law Attorney and was appointed as a board member by the CAMTC Board of Directors. Ms. Faber has served as the Assistant City Attorney for the City of Vacaville since 2002, and works closely with local law enforcement in closing down illicit massage parlors. Following the passage of the Massage Therapy Act in 2009, Ms. Faber drafted one of the first ordinances in the State of California that required massage therapists be CAMTC Certified.
Heather Forshey, Board Member
Heather Forshey, MS, REHS, was appointed by the San Mateo County Health System. The CAMTC Board had invited this public health department to appoint a member. Ms. Forshey serves the county as Director of Environmental Health and is directly responsible for permit and inspection oversight of massage establishments.
John Lambert, Board Member
John Lambert was appointed by the American Massage Therapy Association, California Chapter.
Bernadette Murray, Board Member
Bernadette Murray was appointed by the Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals.
Stephany Powell, Board Member
Stephany Powell, Ph.D., was appointed by Journey Out an Anti-Human Trafficking organization, which was selected by the CAMTC Board to fill this seat. Dr. Powell is the Director of Law Enforcement Training and Survivor Services National Center on Sexual Exploitation.
Tracy Rhine, Board Member
Tracy Rhine, BA, was appointed by the California Department of Consumer Affairs.
Chief Sean Thuilliez, Board Member
Sean Thuilliez was appointed by the California Police Chiefs Association. He serves as Police Chief of Beaumont CA Police Department.