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January 10, 2011

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

Members Sought for Professional Boards

Lincoln—The State Board of Health is recruiting members to serve on professional boards that are responsible for granting license privileges to health care providers, reviewing regulations, and making recommendations regarding discipline.

Professionals who are Nebraska residents, are actively engaged in practice, and have a license in good standing will be appointed to fill vacancies. The following boards have vacancies:

  • Board of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (Certified Nurse Midwife member)
  • Board of Mental Health Practice (Certified Marriage and Family Therapist member)
  • Physician Assistant Committee (Physician Assistant member)

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 22. Positions will be appointed on March 21.

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