Amanda Montera, MT-BC is a new professional who graduated from Temple University. She is currently pursuing her MMT at Temple while working with older adults with dementia. She also served on the student e-board as treasurer and is excited to continue serving the region in bigger ways in the coming years. She focuses her clinical work around the evolving philosophy of community music therapy and feels that the presence of music therapy in long-term care settings is crucial as healthcare evolves over the next several years.
As per the MAR-AMTA Bylaws, Article III, Section 7, the Treasurer shall: pay all bills authorized by the Executive Board and issue reimbursement within 30 days of receipt of the request; keep an itemized account of all receipts and disbursements; present a financial report to the Executive Board regularly; publish the financial report in the regional publication; provide AMTA with financial information necessary to complete tax filing as requested by AMTA; chair the Finance Committee appointed by the President; attend Regional Executive Board meetings; communicate with, advise, and guide the corresponding student officer; establish and/or maintain a handbook outlining job responsibilities; submit an annual written report at the regional conference; and carry out such other duties as may be assigned by the President or the Executive Board.