Chapter Leadership

Jessica Ferrer

President

Email: physiotherapyboston@gmail.com

Education: I was a graduate of The Muscular Therapy Institute (Cambridge, MA, 2004) and attended Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at Boston University for pre-med studies in Human Physiology.

AMTA Membership: Since 2004

Massage Practice: Physiotherapy Boston

Experience with AMTA: This is my first term serving as Board President.

Loves: In whatever spare time I have, I enjoy yoga and aerial yoga, circus arts, am a motorcycle enthusiast, snowboarder/skier, and a MINI Cooper car enthusiast, who occasionally I get my skates back on the ice every couple of years for the annual alumni game of the Boston University Women’s Ice Hockey Team.


Nichole Cross

Secretary

Email: ncrossamta@gmail.com

Education: Massage Therapy Certificate from Baker College in Michigan in 2003, continuing onto an Associate's Degree in 2004, earning over 1200 hours in massage therapy training.

AMTA Membership: Since 2006

Massage Practice: Founder of the Body Mechanist in Buzzards Bay, MA. Where we focus on human restoration and helping our clients to look and feel their best.

Experience with AMTA: Becoming an active member of AMTA-MA in 2007, I've held many positions with the AMTA-MA Chapter such as Secretary and Newsletter Editor from 2008 to 2010, Secretary from 2015 to 2017, delegate for the 2016 and 2017 conventions and Board Member the last 2 years. I had the honor of serving as your Chapter President for 2 terms and look forward to heading back into the role of Secretary.

Roles & Responsibilties: To serve the Massage Therapy community and members in the best way I can. 

Loves: Being a massage therapist and trigger point work. Anything music. Rough sports but especially Muay Thai and Rugby. Traveling whenever possible and hanging out with my family and friends, playing games and having fun.  


Caressa Moy

Financial Administrator
Communications & Social Media Program Chair

Email: aressamoy@outlook.com

Education: BA Psychology, magna cum laude from Boston University | Certificate of Massage from Bancroft School of Massage Therapy

AMTA Membership: Since 2018

Experience with AMTA: Started as Social Media Chair in October 2018, and now Communications & Social Media Chair!

Employment: Licensed Massage Therapist at Massage Envy Cambridge


Keli Lemoi

Board Member

Email: kelilemoi@yahoo.com

Education: Art Institute of Chicago, BFA. Enrolled in the Doctoral program of Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine at MCPHS, graduation 2026

AMTA Membership: Since 2014

Massage Practice: Boston Massage and Bodywork

Experience with AMTA: Served as alternate delegate and Financial Administrator CT Chapter, board member MA Chapter-current

Loves: Relaxing with my husband when I’m not studying, going to live shows, and playing pool


Sarah Ernst-Edwards

Board Member
Education & Practitioner Development Program Co-Chair

Email: seedwards@360nmt.com

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Music from Smith College 2000, Graduate of the Muscular Therapy Institute in Cambridge 2005

AMTA Membership: Since 2004

Massage Practice: Co-Owner of 360 NeuroMuscular Therapy in Waltham, where the mission is to help solve chronic pain problems with advanced neuromuscular, orthopedic and trigger point therapy techniques.

Experience with AMTA: Sarah was a Delegate for AMTA from 2019-2021, and has been Education & Practitioner Development Program Co-Chair since 2021. She now joins the team as a Board Member.

Roles & Responsibilities: Bring affordable and high-quality education to the AMTA-MA members.

Loves: Sarah loves learning, being outdoors, and following her artistic endeavors.

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Jennifer Savage

Membership Chair
Online Elections Coordinator

Email: jsavagelmt1@gmail.com

Education: CT Center for Massage Therapy

AMTA Membership: Since 2007

Massage Practice: Work for Duxbury Wellness in Duxbury, MA

Experience with AMTA: Online Elections Coordinator 2019-Present; Membership Committee Member 2019-Present; Membership Committee Chair 2024

Roles & Responsibilities: Coordinate online elections communications, effectively collect candidates applications for open AMTA-MA volunteer positions, and facilitate the launch of online elections; Take a leadership role in welcoming new AMTA-MA members and helping to engage member interaction

Loves: Aside from my love of massage therapy and strive for constant learning, I love to hike, ride bikes (ride bicycle and passenger on a motorcycle), dance, read, and do needlepoint and crochet.


Kristen Lutz

Website & Email Editor

Email: communications@massamta.org

Education: BS in Exercise and Sport Sciences from Colby Sawyer College 2003 | MS in Clinical Exercise Physiology from Northeastern University 2005 | Massage Therapy Graduate of Cortiva Boston 2009

AMTA Membership: Since 2009

Massage Practice: Lutz Massage Therapy in Lexington, MA

Experience with AMTA: I earned a place on The Massage Therapy Foundation Charity Team for the 2014 Boston Marathon and raised $26,200. It was through the amazing generosity and support of the greater massage therapy community that inspired me to want to get more involved and help my local AMTA chapter. It started with speaking at a few meetings and conferences to generate donations for the MTF Charity Team, then to blog writing for MTF and AMTA. Before I knew it, I was the Newsletter Editor and now, Communications Program Chair.

Roles & Responsibilities: My role is to maintain and update the AMTA-MA Chapter website, coordinate with our social media manager, send seasonal newsletters and email updates to chapter members, creating blog content, managing advertisers and essentially all things that involve sharing information to and from our members. If you have a story, question, concern, comment or would love to help me with this work in any way, please email me!

Loves: Being a "pawrent" to my sassy yellow lab mix, Kona, being outdoors whether it's for a run, bike ride, golfing, skiing, kayaking or just playing around, traveling, home reno projects, native plant gardening, organizing and planning parties (I host 50+ friends for our own version of Thanksgiving every year, going strong for the last 15 years!), being an avid Boston sports fan and happy to say I get to do what I love and love what I do with a career in massage therapy!


Sue Cormier

2-Year Delegate

Email: PositiveWellnessMassage@gmail.com

Education: MBA from FSU 2014, BS from FSC in Interdisciplinary Studies including Biology and Psychology 2007, AS in Fitness Leadership and Exercise Science from MWCC 2006, AS in Complementary Health Care including Reiki Master from MWCC 2004, AS in Occupational Therapy from QCC 1982, Diploma in Rehabilitation Nursing Assistant 1980, Personal Fitness Trainer Certificate from WITS 2014, and Massage Therapy Certification 2001 from MWCC (Mount Wachusett Community College) with a 4.0 GPA

AMTA Membership: Since 2001

Experience with AMTA: National Board Certification in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork since 2001. AMTA MA Chapter 2nd Vice President and Delegate 2016/2017, 3rd Vice President 2015-2016, IDEA Exhibition Event Coordinator 2015-2017, Financial Administrator, plus volunteer for other AMTA tasks. Currently a Delegate with appointed term 2023-2025.

Massage Practice: Founder of private practice Positive Wellness Massage in Fitchburg, MA operating since summer of 2001. Massage Therapy volunteer for several charitable events, and community educator. I also incorporate massage therapy in my work as an Occupational Therapy Assistant.

Loves: Learning new skills and being creative, spending time with my family and enjoying my grandchildren, traveling, kayaking, and camping. Meeting new people and lending a helpful hand to those in need has been my lifelong mission.


Kelley Silvia

2-Year Delegate

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