The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 002 : ADMINISTRATION(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 5412)
§ 5412. Advisor appointees
(a) The Secretary of State shall appoint three advisors of suitable qualifications, as described in this section, to advise the Director on matters relating to the practice of massage and the practice of bodywork.
(b) The Secretary shall appoint the advisors to serve, at the Secretary’s pleasure, for five-year staggered terms. To stagger the advisors’ terms, the Secretary may initially appoint two of the advisors for less than a five-year term.
(c) Two of the three advisors shall be massage therapists, bodyworkers, or touch professionals registered under this chapter who have been actively engaged in the practice of massage or the practice of bodywork, or both, for the three-year period immediately preceding appointment. These two advisors shall maintain their registrations in this State and be actively engaged in the practice of massage or the practice of bodywork, or both during their incumbency.
(d) Director shall seek the advice of the advisors in carrying out the provisions of this chapter. (Added 2019, No. 178 (Adj. Sess.), § 29, eff. April 1, 2021.)