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August 17, 2010

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

Public Members Sought for Health Boards

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

  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
  • Cosmetology, Electrology, Esthetics, Nail Technology and Body Art
  • Funeral Directing and Embalming
  • Hearing Instrument Specialists
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Nursing Home Administration
  • Occupational Therapy Practice

Individuals who can represent a consumer perspective and are not licensed in the particular areas that the board serves will be appointed to fill 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/RPQI, P.O. Box 95009, Lincoln, NE 68509-5007; by e-mail at; or by phone at (402) 471-6515.  Completed applications must be received by September 1.

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