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For Immediate Release
December 9, 2015

Contact Leah Bucco-White, Communications and Legislative Services, (402) 471-9356 
leah.bucco-white@nebraska.gov

Members Sought for Professional Boards

Lincoln—The State Board of Health is seeking members to serve on several health care Boards. Professional boards are responsible for granting license privileges to health care providers. Terms are five years long and run through November 30, 2020, and then members would be eligible for reappointment to a five-year term. The following boards have vacancies:
 
Board of Advance Practice Registered Nurses:  Clinical Nurse Specialist
Board of Alcohol and Drug Counseling:  Alcohol & Drug Counselor Only, Public
Board of Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology:  Public
Board of Cosmetology, Electrology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, and Body Art:  Tanning Salon Owner, Public
Board of Funeral Directing and Embalming:  Public
Board of Medical Nutrition Therapy:  Public
Board of Mental Health Practice:  Licensed Mental Health Practitioner
Board of Occupational Therapy:  Public
Perfusion Committee:  Perfusionist
Board of Psychology:  Public (partial term)
Board of Registered Environmental Health Specialists:  Public (partial term)
 
People interested in serving on a board can get an application by contacting 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 monica.gissler@nebraska.gov; or by phone at (402) 471-6515.  Public member applicants must be at least 19 years old, be a Nebraska resident for at least one year, must not hold an active credential in a profession subject to the Uniform Credentialing Act, must not be or have been employed by a facility subject to the Health Care Facility Act, and must not be the parent, child, spouse or household member of a person currently regulated by the board to which the appointment is being made. 
 
Application deadline is Jan. 11. Interviews will be conducted in Lincoln on Jan. 25. 
 

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