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May 13, 2011

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

Public Member Sought for Board of Nursing

Lincoln—The State Board of Health is seeking a public member to fill a vacancy on the Board of Nursing. This board is responsible for granting license privileges to nurses in the state. A person who can represent a consumer perspective and is not licensed in nursing will be appointed to fill the public member vacancy. This partial term runs through November 30, 2011, and the member would be eligible for reappointment to a five-year term.

Persons interested in serving on this board can obtain an application and documents related to the appointment process at Completed applications must be received by June 1st.

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.

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