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For Immediate Release
September 22, 2014

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

Members Sought for Professional Boards

Lincoln— The State Board of Health is seeking professional members to serve on several health care boards.  Professional boards are responsible for granting license privileges to health care providers. Terms are five years in length and run through November 30, 2019, and then members would be eligible for reappointment to a five-year term.  The following boards have vacancies:
  • Alcohol and Drug Counseling
  • Audiology and Speech Language Pathology
  • Chiropractic
  • Cosmetology
  • Dentistry
  • Mental Health Practice
  • Nursing 
  • Psychologists
  • Podiatry
  • Registered Environmental Health Specialists
  • Veterinary Medicine and Surgery
Persons interested in serving on a board can obtain an application and documents related to the appointment process at Completed applications must be received by October 13th.  Members would be appointed on November 17th.
There are also vacancies on the Board of Emergency Medical Services, the Nebraska Center for Nursing Board, and the State Board of Health.  Members of these three boards are appointed by the Governor.  Applications may be accessed at and are now being accepted for current vacancies.
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.