Meet the Board

 

Our current board (2016) consists of:

 

Chapter Board Members: Chapter President - Marcia Chaves Tyndall
                                     1st Vice President - Nanci J. Balter Kersch
                                     2nd Vice President - Lygia Maria Kemeni Edghill
                                     Treasurer - Deborah Dejean
                                     Secretary - Kathryn Holcomb-Kirby
                                     Immediate Past President - Abrahan Paredes

Committee Chairs: Membership Chair - Nanci Kersch
                             Ethics and Bylaws Chair -
                             Events/Sports Chair - Kathryn Holcomb-Kirby
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                             Educational Standards Chair - Marcia Chaves Tyndall
                             Hospitality Chair - Deborah Dejean
                             Sign In - Alexis Racine
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                             Internet Communications - Jeff Overstreet
                             Social Relations/Media - Marcia Chaves Tyndall

 

Chapter Board

President: Marcia Chaves Tyndall, LMT

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License number - MA 75642

Modalities - certifications in Micro current Point Stimulation (MPS), Sports Massage, Active Isolated Stretching, Hot Stone Massage, Swedish and Deep Tissue Massages, as well as Swe-Thai, Cupping, and Guasha techniques. In 2015, Marcia became certified as a Skin Care/Facial Specialist “Esthetician”.

Schools attended Everest University, where she earned the Dean’s List, President’s List, along with the Perfect Attendance Award

Brief bio - The founder of Lirios Massage, Marcia makes excellent use of these professional skills to provide quality massage therapy to personal clients. Her clients are repeat customers who highly value her services for their personal health and well-being. Her laser focus on customer delight earns her the respect of many clients and friends. Marcia has published articles in the Massage Message Magazine; of the FSMTA. She is fluent in 4 languages and is a founding member of Live Well Holistic Center.

Associations - FSMTA chairing the Education, Social Media and Event Planning Committees and was recently elected President of the Broward Chapter.

Personal Website:   www.liriosmassage.com
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Other Interests - Volunteer Work, Culinary Arts, Hospitality, Event Planning

 

1st Vice President: Nanci Kersch, LMT, DOM

 

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License number - MA 15978

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Brief bio A therapist for 22 years and an Acupuncturists for 16 years with a degree in Nutrition from 1978! I have been a Volunteer at the Smart Ride with the Massage Therapy Team and Crew Team Leader for 2 of 4 years. I volunteer at both the Florida State Massage Conventions and the Florida State Oriental Medicine conventions. p>

Associations: FSMTA

Personal Website: www.60yearsoftravel.wordpress.com

Other Interests - An "arm chair" Activist when it comes to voting for bills and communications with my elected officials. I have been to Tallahassee and to Washington in the past to speak out with other woman who have like mindedness for social justice. I volunteer for raising Hunger awareness with other Community minded Broward woman. I say "Have Hands Will Travel" and am a traveling Therapist with a Passport ready to assist someone in need.

 

2nd Vice President: Lygia Maria Kemeni Edghill, LMT


License number - MA 76161

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Secretary: Kathryn Holcomb-Kirby, LMT

 

License number - MA 45686

Modalities - Sports Massage, Active Isolated Stretching, Hot Stone Massage, Swedish and Deep Tissue Massages, as well as Swe-Thai, and Chair Massage. Kathryn is also a Reiki practitioner.

Schools attended - Graduated with a 4.0 from Florida College of Natural Health

Brief bio - The owner of A Matter of Touch Massage & Wellness Center, Kathryn puts her heart into her clients, massage, and practice. She is passionate about Sports Massage and its benefits for athletes, as well as those those who make exercise a part of their lifestyle. Kathryn uses her skills to assist in improving performance, reducing pain, and preventing injuries. Kathryn also volunteers regularly within the community. She has worked with many non-profit organizations, such as, The Multiple Sclerosis Society, The Smart Ride, Poverello House, American Lung Association, and many more.

Associations:FSMTA, AMTA

Personal websites: www.amotmassage.com

Other interests - Baking, Cooking, Cycling, Photography, Crafts/Scrapbooking, and Volunteerism

 

Treasurer: Deborah Dejean, LMT

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License number - MA 49886

Modalities - experienced in deep tissue, Swedish, sports, and myofascial release massage, as well as pressure point and trigger point therapy and reflexology.

Schools attended - Sheridan Technical College

Brief bio - Deborah has been practicing massage therapy since 2007 in a wide range of facilities and spas. She has worked in multiple medical centers, offering therapeutic massages to patients in rehab and chiropractic institutions, while also maintaining her own clients. She has also worked as an on-call, mobile therapist who frequented homes, hotels and offices of clients.

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Other Interests - traveling

 

Past President: Abrahan Paredes, LMT

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License number - MA 30866

Modalities -  Swedish, Deep Tissue, Neuromuscular, Myofascial, Medical Massage, Sports Massage, Thai, MPS

Schools Attended - Florida College of Natural Health Broward, FL Associate in Science of Natural Health 1998
- ITM School. Chang Mai, Thailand, 2001
- Constant continued education.

Brief bio - U.S Navy 1989-1993

Associations: FSMTA

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Membership Chair: Nanci Kersch

Ethics and By Laws Chair:

 

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Events/Sports Chair: Kathryn Holcomb-Kirby LMT

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Personal Website: www.dayspaofbroward.com

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Educational Standards Chair - Marcia Chaves Tyndall

 

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Hospitality Chair: Deborah Dejean

 

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Internet/Communications - Jeff Overstreet LMT PTA FT CHC

 

License number - MA 38091

Modalities - In Home CranioSacral Therapy, Lymphatic Therapy, Wellness and Rehabilitative Therapies, over 19 years experience

Schools attendended - Lynn University, Palm Beach State College

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Associations - FSMTA, AMTA, IAHP

Personal websites:   www.FloridaTherapist.com
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Other interests - Kayaking, Nature Photography 

 

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Social Relations/Media Chair - Marcia Chaves Tyndall