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April 30, 2014

Leah Bucco-White, Communications and Legislative Services, 402-471-9356,
Members Sought for Professional Licensing Boards
Lincoln—The State Board of Health is seeking professional members to serve on several health care licensing boards.  These boards are responsible for granting license privileges to health care providers.  Terms are five years in length and run through November 30, 2019.  Members would be eligible for reappointment to another five-year term.  The following boards have vacancies:
  • Medicine and Surgery
  • Mental Health Practice
  • Nursing
  • Nursing Home Administration
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant (committee)
  • Podiatry
  • Psychologists
  • Respiratory Care
  • Veterinary Medicine and Surgery
Persons interested in serving on a board can obtain an application and documents related to the appointment process at
Completed applications must be received by August 1. 
There are also vacancies on the Nebraska Center for Nursing Board.  Members of this board are appointed by the Governor.  Applications may be accessed at and are now being accepted for terms beginning in June.
To receive an application by mail, contact the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, Licensure Unit/RPQI, P.O. Box 95026, Lincoln, NE 68509-5026; by email at; or by phone at (402) 471-6515.