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January 9, 2013
Marla Augustine, Communications and Legislative Services, (402) 471-4047 or
Members Sought for Health Boards
Lincoln—The State Board of Health is seeking one audiologist to serve on the Board of Hearing Instrument Specialists and one alcohol and drug counselor to serve on the Board of Alcohol and Drug Counseling.  Professional boards are responsible for granting license privileges to health care providers, among other duties.  
Professionals who are actively engaged in the practice of audiology or alcohol and drug counseling will be appointed to fill these vacancies. 
Persons interested in serving on a board can obtain an application and documents related to the appointment process at  or to receive an application by mail contact the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, Licensure Unit, P.O. Box 95026, Lincoln, NE 68509-5026; by email at; or by phone at (402) 471-6515.
Completed applications must be received by February 20.  Interviews will be conducted in Lincoln on the morning of March 18, and positions will be appointed that day.