Board of Directors

President- Sabrina Lopez

Sabrina graduated from Anne Arundel Community  College in 2009. She is currently an instructor at the Community College of Baltimore County. Sabrina has volunteered as communications chair and alternate delegate in previous years with both the TN and VA chapter. She has also served as treasurer and 1st VP for the VA chapter.  She enjoys volunteerism and currently volunteers with the girl scouts and a youth soccer team. In her free time you can find her out on the soccer fields or curled up with a good book.

1st Vice President – Amelia Mitchell

Amelia Mitchell, LMT is the co-owner of Alchemy Healing Arts Center in Annapolis. She attended Anne Arundel Community College in 2005 and has been a therapist for ten years. Amelia became an AMTA member as a student. She is glad to be able to serve and give back, with the bonus of getting to know many other great therapists. Also a Delegate, Amelia attended the 2015 Convention in Pittsburgh. The mother of a 15 year-old equestrian, Amelia spends a lot of time at the barn. In her truly free time, you will find her out in nature, knitting, or working on a project around the house.

2nd Vice President – Amy Thacker

A massage therapist to her family for many years before embracing her destiny. Amy went back to school and made the leap to full time, Registered Massage Practitioner after being a Jill of All Trades for many years. She is dedicated to her art of massage therapy and her development as a well-rounded therapist.
She has many modalities to offer her clients such as Swedish, Deep Tissue, Myofascial, Sports, Thai and Lomi Lomi. Motivated by the desire to do increasingly therapeutic work, Amy is currently evolving her career path. She is currently seeking an Associate of Applied Sciences Degree at Anne Arundel Community College.
Amy is also changing gears so that she may see the sacredness of her work and bear witness to the healing, light, and renewal to those who work with her and to those who see and receive her work. She encourages everyone to lux tua luceat and let your light shine. Amy works throughout Maryland and beyond – have table, will travel.

Secretary- Ketorus Gooding

Ketorus Gooding is a health and wellness enthusiast. He has been a Master Level Personal trainer since 2010 and has obtained several modalities related to physical fitness and personal training. In 2012, he expanded his practice and became a Licensed Massage Therapist. He graduated with Honors from the Baltimore School of Massage Therapy and delivered a motivational speech during the ceremonies. He continues his relationship with his Alma Mater as his business, Serenity Wellness Studio serves as an incubator for new grad training where feedback is given to BSOM.

Ketorus extended his professional offering to become a Ceritified Red Cross CPR instructor and a Medical Massage Practitioner. In 2013 he opened Serenity with his wife, a nurse, to offer the best of their expertise in bodywork, therapeutic treatments, CPR Trainings, Meditiation, Yoga and serve as a pillar of wellness in their community.

Ketorus is proud to be a member of AMTA. It was his first choice soon after graduationg and became his first choice because of it’s well known presence on the legislative side of the Massage Industry. The AMTA’s consistent approach to enhancing awareness, access and quality in the Massage Industry for therapist and the public, inspires him to create greater realities for his colleagues, clients and community alike.

Treasurer – David Madon

David graduated from the Baltimore School of Massage in December 2015 and became a Licensed Massage Therapist in March 2016. In addition, David has a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Human Resources Development from Towson University.

David began his own business, Touch of Zen Massage Therapy in March 2016.  In August 2017, David began working at LifeBridge Health and Fitness.  David focuses on studying more into chronic pain management and sports massage as he has a great following and interest. He enjoys creating a positive difference in one’s life and seeing the progress.

David became an AMTA member as a student, because he believes it is a wonderful way to learn and network with other massage therapists.  In August 2016, David was elected as Treasurer, later changed to Financial Administrator, of the Maryland Chapter.  In his free time, David enjoys going to Karaoke, traveling, cooking, and watching baseball.