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March 6, 2009

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


Member Sought for Health Board

Lincoln—The State Board of Health is seeking an alcohol and drug counselor to serve on the Board of Alcohol and Drug Counseling. This position must be filled by an alcohol and drug counselor who is not licensed as a psychologist or mental health practitioner. He or she must be actively engaged in practice.

The purpose of the professional board is to provide for the health, safety, and welfare of Nebraskans by ensuring that licensees meet standards of competency and that consumers are protected. The board is also responsible for granting license privileges.

Persons interested in serving on a board can obtain an application 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 April 15.

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