Apply For a Seat on the Texas Massage Board

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) has announced nine vacancies on the Massage Therapy Advisory Board (Board). The purpose of the Board is to provide advice and recommendations to the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation (Commission) and TDLR on technical matters relevant to the administration of the Texas massage therapy licensing law. We encourage you to contribute to the massage therapy profession by applying for a seat on the Board.

This announcement is for the positions listed below.

The Board is composed of the following nine members appointed by the presiding officer of the Commission, with the Commission's approval:

(1) two members who are licensed massage therapists;

(2) two members who represent licensed massage schools;

(3) two members who represent licensed massage establishments;

(4) one member who is a peace officer with expertise in the enforcement of Chapter 20A, Penal Code, and Subchapter A, Chapter 43, Penal Code; and

(5) two members of the public.

Members of the Board are appointed for staggered six-year terms. The terms of three members expire September 1 of each odd-numbered year.

Serving on the Board is not a paid position and there is no compensation for serving on the Board.

Interested persons should submit an application online.

Applicants can also request an application from TDLR by calling (800) 803-9202 or emailing

Questions? Post them on the TDLR Health Professions Facebook page or email