Continuing Education Committee

Disciplinary Review Committee & Disciplinary Hearing Committee

Exam Committee

Practice Analysis Committee

Public Information and Outreach Committee


Continuing Education Committee

Administers and monitors continuing education requirement for MT-BC’s, including advisement to Approved Providers, recognition for participation in CE activities, and quality assurance through audits of continuing education records of MT-BC’s.


Michelle Hintz, PsyD, MT-BC

Lauren Bevilacqua, MT-BC

Carolyn Dachinger, MT-BC

Rebekah DeMieri, MT-BC

Virginia Kallay, MT-BC

Carol Olszewski, MA, MT-BC

Amy Robertson, MM, MT-BC

Deanna Hanson-Abromeit, PhD, MT-BC
Continuing Education Committee Liaison

Becky Wellman, PhD, LPMT, MT-BC

Disciplinary Review Committee & Disciplinary Hearing Committee

Considers alleged violations of any CBMT disciplinary standards set forth in the CBMT Code of Professional Practice or any other CBMT standard policy or procedure.

Exam Committee

Develops the CBMT Certification Exam, including the construction of test items in relation to the CBMT Scope of Practice identified by the Practice Analysis Committee, and in conjunction with the testing firm, Applied Measurement Professionals.


Kirsten Meyer, MA, MT-BC

Terry Blaine, MS, LCAT, MT-BC

Jennifer Deterville, MT-BC
Board Liaison

Lisa Gallagher, MA, MT-BC

Laura Lenz, LPMT, MT_BC

Anita Louise Markland, MMEd, MT-BC

Holly Mentzer, MA, MT-BC, LCAT

Natalie Mullis, MT-BC

Jeanne Nicholas, MEd, MT-BC

Practice Analysis Committee

Convenes every five years to conduct a survey of practicing music therapists and to identify the tasks necessary for the practice of music therapy. This committee, with the help of the testing firm, Applied Measurement Professionals, uses results of the survey to generate the new Board Certification Domains for use in the construction of the CBMT Examination. The 2019 Practice Analysis Study is being completed in the fall of 2019, the last Practice Analysis was completed in 2014.

Public Information and Outreach

Reviews and approves information related to marketing and public relations as determined by the Board of Directors.

Petra Kern, PhD, MT-BC, MTA DMtG
Public Information Officer