Susan Toscano resigned her position of chair of the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB), last week, and her position was filled immediately by chair-elect Leena Guptha, D.O., B.C.T.M.B.

“I have decided at this time to resign as chair for the [NCBTMB] National], Toscano said in a press release. “I have decided to pursue alternative professional directions at this time.”

Guptha is a former president of the American Massage Therapy Association (2007–2008). She is an NCBTMB-approved provider who teaches ethics, research, musculoskeletal alignment techniques and business practices.

For more information, click here to read the press release.