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December 29, 2009

Marla Augustine, Communications and Legislative Services, (402) 471-4047 or

Members Sought for Health Boards

Lincoln—The State Board of Health is seeking three members of the public and of certain professions to serve on two professional boards that are responsible for granting license privileges to health care providers. Public representatives or professionals are needed to serve on the following boards:

  • Board of Alcohol and Drug Counseling: Alcohol and Drug Counselor and member of the public
  • Board of Nursing Home Administration: Registered Nurse

Professionals who are actively engaged in the practice of any of the above professions will be appointed to fill vacancies on the boards. Individuals who can represent a consumer perspective and are not licensed in the particular areas that the board serves will be appointed to fill the public member vacancies.

Persons interested in serving on a board can obtain an application and documents related to the appointment process at 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 15, 2010. Positions will be appointed on March 15, 2010.

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