Board Information

Board Members are sworn to uphold Chapter 90C in the effort to protect the public by assuring all RT Practitioners meet established criteria.  Board members are appointed for 3 year terms.

NCBRTL meets monthly, the last Wednesday of each month.

Chair: Suzanne Thompson                                                                                   Members: 8

Vice Chair/Tres: Judy Kinney                                                                  

Secretary: Tracy Warren                                                                                    Cite: GS 90C-5

NCBRTL Executive Director: Becky Garrett LRT/CTRS, e-mail


Governor Appointees
LRT Engaged in Training

Judith Kinney, PhD, LRT/CTRS
University of North Carolina Greensboro
Dept. of Community & Therapeutic Recreation
Greensboro, NC

Practicing LRT

Suzanne Thompson, LRT/CTRS
Wake Forest Univ. Baptist Med. Ctr.
Box 1110 Med Ctr Blvd
Winston-Salem, NC 20157-1207
Doretha Maxwell, LRTA
Cape FearValley Hospital
Fayetteville, NC
Dr. John Aguilar
Wake Health Med Center
Box 1110 Med Ctr Blvd
Winston Salem, NC 27157-1110


President Pro Tempore Appointees
Practicing LRT
Joan Sutton, LRT/CTRS 6/30/17-6/30/20

Public Member
Michael Atkins
Raleigh, NC 27609
Speaker of the House Appointees
Public Member

Tracey Warren 6/30/2015-6/15/2019
Practicing LRT
Rhonda Walton, LRT
BH Recreational Therapy
Vidant Health
Greenville, NC

Becky Garrett,LRT/CTRS
NCBRTL, Executive Director
PO Box 2655
Durham ,NC 27715



Board Meetings

The North Carolina Board of Recreational therapy (NCBRTL) meets the last Wednesday of each month at 8:30 AM by conference call.  The conference call number is (712) 432‑0360 and the access number is 943154

The list of 2018 scheduled meetings are:

January 31, 2018

Febuary 28, 2018

March 21, 2018  (Note that this is the 3rd Wednesday due to a scheduling conflict with SRTS)

April 25, 2018

May 30, 2018

June 27, 2018

July 25, 2018 


Board Minutes



Date of Meeting Minutes
January 31 PDF



Date of Meeting Minutes
December 27 PDF
November 29 PDF



Date of Meeting Minutes
October 26 PDF
November 2 PDF
November 30 PDF