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: Beth Baily                                                                  

Secretary: Tracy Warren                                                                                    Cite: GS 90C-5

NCBRTL Executive Director: Joan Sutton LRT/CTRS, e-mail


Governor Appointees
LRT Engaged in Training

Judith Kinney, PhD, LRT/CTRS 6/2016
University of North Carolina Greensboro
Community & Therapeutic Recreation
Greensboro, NC

Practicing LRT

Suzanne Thompson,LRT/CTRS6/30//15-6/30/2018
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, 6/30/2015-2018
Wake Health Med Center
Box 1110 Med Ctr Blvd
Winston Salem, NC 27157-1110


President Pro Tempore Appointees
Practicing LRT
Elizabeth Bailey, LRT/CTRS 6/30/14-6/30/17
25 Bridgeport Dr
Durham, NC 27713

Public Member
Michael Atkins, 6/30/2010-6/30/2016
5913 Carmel Lane
Raleigh, NC 27609
Speaker of the House Appointees
Public Member

Tracey Warren 6/30/2015-6/15/2019
Practicing LRT
Latetia Cheltenham 6/30/2014-6/30/2017
Nexsen Pruet
628 Doddington Dr
Rolesville NC

Joan Sutton
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 2017 meetings scheduled are:

January 31, 2017

Febuary 28, 2017

March 29, 2017

April 26, 2017

May 31, 2017

June 28, 2017



Board Minutes


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