Disciplinary Actions 2012


Case #2011-002 Respondent: Soon W. Yang License#: 2944 Expired
Date: July 27, 2012.
Allegation: Ms. Yang violated Ala. Code §§ 34-43-11(a), 34-43-11(b), 34-43-15(3), and the Board’s Admin. Reg. No. 532-X-5.03(c) and 532-X-5.03(g) for failure to have an establishment license, permitting unlicensed persons to perform massage therapy, and for unprofessional behavior.
Board Action: A Consent Order was entered regarding the alleged violations. Pursuant to said consent order, Ms. Yang was fined $3,000. The fine has been paid.

Case #2011-009 Respondent: David Bannister License#: 3190/Surrendered
Date: October 30, 2012.
Allegation: Mr. Bannister violated Ala. Code §§ 34-43-15, for engaging in unprofessional conduct.
Board Action: Mr. Banniester voluntarily surrendered his license.

Case #2012-006 Respondent: Hui S. Perry License#: None
Date: December 14, 2012.
Allegation: Mr. Perry violated Ala. Code §§ 34-43-11(b), 34-43-15(3), 34-42-16 and the Board’s Admin. Reg. No. 532-X-5.02(2), 532-X-5.03(c) and 532-X-5.03(g) for failure to have a massage therapy license, failure to have an establishment license, permitting unlicensed persons to perform massage therapy, advertising massage therapy services without being duly licensed as a massage therapist and for unprofessional behavior.
Board Action: A Consent Order was entered regarding the alleged violations. Pursuant to said consent order, Mr. Perry was fined $3,000. The fine has not been paid.

Case #2012-003 Respondent: Yi Sok License#: None
Date: December 14, 2012.
Allegation: Ms. Yok violated Ala. Code §§ 34-43-11(b), 34-43-15(3), 34-42-16, and the Board’s Admin. Reg. No. 532-X-5.02(2), 532-X-5.03(c) and 532-X-5.03(g) for failure to have a massage therapy license, failure to have an establishment license, permitting unlicensed persons to perform massage therapy, advertising massage therapy services without being duly licensed as a massage therapist and for unprofessional behavior.
Board Action: Ms. Yok entered into a Consent Order with this Board regarding the alleged violations. Pursuant to said consent order, Ms. Yok was fined $3,000. The fine has been paid.

Case #2011-003 Respondent: Sante Fe Day Spa/Richard and Gail Cowden, owners Date: December 14, 2012. Est. License#: 1313
Allegation: Richard and Gail Cowden as owners of Santa Fe Day Spa violated Ala. Code §§ 34-43-11(b), for permitting unlicensed persons to perform massage therapy.
Board Action: Richard and Gail Cowden as owners of Santa Fe Day Spa entered into a Consent Order with this Board regarding the alleged violations. Pursuant to said consent order, Richard and Gail Cowden as owners of Santa Fe Day Spa was fined $2,000. The fine has been paid.

Case #2011-003.01 Respondent: Phillip Padgett License#: None
Date: December 14, 2012.
Allegation: Mr. Padgett violated Ala. Code §§ 34-43-8, for performing duties of a massage therapist without first obtaining a license.
Board Action: Mr. Padgett entered into a Consent Order with this Board regarding the alleged violations and agreed to not apply for licensure nor practice massage therapy. Pursuant to said consent order, Mr. Padgett was fined $2,000. The fine has been paid.

Case #2011-006 Respondent: James K. Carmichael License#: 132/Inactive
Date: December 14, 2012.
Allegation: Mr. Carmichael violated Ala. Code §§ 34-43-8, for performing duties of a massage therapist without first obtaining a license.
Board Action: Mr. Carmichael entered into a Consent Order with this Board regarding the alleged violation. His license is not inactive because of evidence of a police report. Pursuant to said consent order, Mr. Carmichael was fined $1,000. The fine has been paid.

Outstanding Fines:

• Case #2013-005
Respondent: Wen Tao Wang $10,000.00
Last Known Address: 227 1st Street North, Alabaster, AL 35007

• Case #2012-003
Respondent: Ms. Hui S. Perry $3,000.00
Last Known Address: 15512 Prairie Street, Biloxi, MS 39532

• Case # 2010-008
Respondent: Janet Lee $1,000.00
Last Known Address: 114 Amsterdam Place, Madison, AL 35758