The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) recently announced it has hired a new executive director.
Shelly Johnson has been AMTA deputy director for more than eight years. She served as interim executive director since August 2010, when Elizabeth M. Lucas, who served as executive director of the AMTA for more than 10 years, resigned.
Johnson has worked with associations for 22 years, including the American Society for Quality. She also was previously executive Director for the American Society of Neuroscience Nurses, the American Board of Neuroscience Nursing, the Neuroscience Nursing Foundation and the American Society for Healthcare Materials Management of the American Hospital Association.