Calls for Board Nominations

Individuals dedicated to public protection, including licensed professionals and members of the public, are needed from throughout New York State to serve on the 30 State Professional boards/committees. Board members assist the Board of Regents and the State Education Department to help ensure the highest quality of professional preparation and practice. Depending on the needs of the particular board, members may advise on licensing requirements, licensing examinations, and practice issues; they may also reach out to communities and participate in disciplinary proceedings. Professional board members must be New York State-licensed professionals who are residents of the State. Public members are required to be consumers of the service of the board. A board member is appointed for a five-year term and may be reappointed for a second term.

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Architecture

The Department is actively soliciting nominations for individuals interested in appointment as a professional or public representative of the State Board for Architecture. Professional members must be licensed and currently registered as architects. Public representative members must be consumers of architecture and may not hold interests in the organization, financing, or delivery of architecture services. Applications for board membership may be submitted directly by interested individuals, or nominations may come from colleagues, consumer groups, professional associations, or others. For additional information, or to submit nominations, please see the description of State Boards or contact the State Board for architecture at ARCHBD@mail.nysed.gov or telephone (518) 474-3817 ext. 110. (June 2013)


Certified Shorthand Reporting

The Department is actively soliciting nominations for individuals interested in appointment as a public member of the State Board for Certified Shorthand Reporting. The Board has a vacancy for a public member. Public members must be consumers of shorthand reporting and may not hold interests in the organization, financing, or delivery of shorthand reporting services. Applications for board membership may be submitted directly by interested individuals, or nominations may come from colleagues, consumer groups, professional associations, or others. For additional information, or to submit nominations, please see the description of State Boards or contact the State Board for Certified Shorthand Reporting at CSRBD@mail.nysed.gov or (518) 474-3817 ext. 160. (June 2013)


Engineering and Land Surveying

The Department is actively soliciting nominations for individuals interested in appointment as a public member of the State Board for Engineering and Land Surveying. Public members must be consumers of engineering and/or land surveying services and may not hold interests in the organization, financing, or delivery of such services. Applications for board membership may be submitted directly by interested individuals, or nominations may come from colleagues, consumer groups, professional associations, or others. For additional information, or to submit nominations, please see the description of State Boards or contact the State Board for Engineering and Land Surveying ENGINBD@mail.nysed.gov or (518) 474-3817 ext. 140. (January 2014)


Interior Design

The Department is actively soliciting nominations for individuals interested in appointment as a public member of the State Board for Interior Design. The current vacancy on the Board is for a public member. Public members must be consumers of professional interior design services and may not hold interests in the organization, financing, or delivery of interior design services. Applications for board membership may be submitted directly by interested individuals, or nominations may come from colleagues, consumer groups, professional associations, or others. For additional information, or to submit nominations, please see the description of State Boards or contact the State Board for Interior Design at INDSGNBD@mail.nysed.gov or (518) 474-3817 ext. 140. (January 2014)


Landscape Architecture

The Department is actively soliciting nominations for individuals interested in appointment as a professional or public representative of the State Board for Landscape Architecture. Professional members must be licensed and currently registered as landscape architects. Public representative members must be consumers of landscape architecture and may not hold interests in the organization, financing, or delivery of landscape architecture services. Applications for board membership may be submitted directly by interested individuals, or nominations may come from colleagues, consumer groups, professional associations, or others. For additional information, or to submit nominations, please see the description of State Boards or contact the State Board for Landscape Architecture at LARCHBD@mail.nysed.gov or telephone (518) 474-3817 ext. 110. (June 2013)


Massage Therapy

The Department is actively soliciting nominations for individuals interested in appointment as a professional, public representative, or physician member of the State Board for Massage Therapy. Professional members and physicians must be licensed and currently registered as massage therapists or physicians. Public representative members must be consumers of professional massage therapy and may not hold interests in the organization, financing, or delivery of massage therapy services. The Department is seeking the nomination of physician members (licensed and currently registered as M.D.'s or D.O.'s) and public representative members at this time, in addition to other members. Applications for board membership may be submitted directly by interested individuals, or nominations may come from colleagues, consumer groups, professional associations, or others. For additional information, or to submit nominations, please see the description of State Boards or contact the State Board for Massage Therapy at MSTHBD@mail.nysed.gov or telephone (518) 474-3817 ext. 150. (May 18, 2011).


Mental Health Practitioners

The Department is actively soliciting nominations for individuals interested in appointment as a professional or public member of the State Board for Mental Health Practitioners. Professional members must be licensed as a mental health counselor, marriage and family therapist, creative arts therapist or psychoanalyst. Public members must be consumers of professional mental health services and may not hold interests in the organization, financing, or delivery of mental health services. Applications for board membership may be submitted directly by interested individuals, or nominations may come from colleagues, consumer groups, professional associations, or others. For additional information, or to submit nominations, please see the description of State Boards or contact the State Board for Mental Health Practitioners at MHPBD@mail.nysed.gov or (518) 474-3817 ext. 450. (June 2013)


Occupational Therapy

The Department is actively soliciting nominations for individuals interested in appointment as a physician member of the State Board for Occupational Therapy.  Applications for board membership may be submitted directly by interested individuals, or nominations may come from colleagues, consumer groups, professional associations, or others. For additional information, or to submit nominations, please see the description of State Boards or contact the State Board for Occupational Therapy at OTBD@mail.nysed.gov or (518) 474-3817 ext. 100. (June 2013)


Psychology

The Department is actively soliciting nominations for individuals interested in appointment as a professional or public representative member of the State Board for Psychology. Professional members must be licensed and registered as psychologists. Public representative members must be consumers of any of the broad range of professional psychological services and may not hold interests in the organization, financing, or delivery of mental health services. Applications for board membership may be submitted directly by interested individuals, or nominations may come from colleagues, consumer groups, professional associations, or others. For additional information, or to submit nominations, please see the description of State Boards or contact the State Board for Psychology at PSYCHBD@mail.nysed.gov or (518) 474-3817 ext. 150. (May 18, 2011)


Public Accountancy

The Department is actively soliciting nominations for individuals interested in appointment as a professional or public member of the State Board for Public Accountancy. Professional members must be licensed in Public Accountancy. Public members must be consumers of professional public accounting services and may not hold interests in the organization, financing, or delivery of public accountancy services. Applications for board membership may be submitted directly by interested individuals, or nominations may come from colleagues, consumer groups, professional associations, or others. For additional information, or to submit nominations, please see the description of State Boards or contact the State Board for Public Accountancy at CPABD@mail.nysed.gov or (518) 474-3817 ext. 160. (June 2013)


Respiratory Therapy

The Department is actively soliciting nominations for individuals interested in appointment as a professional or public member of the State Board for Respiratory Therapy. Professional members must be licensed in respiratory therapy. Public members must be consumers of professional respiratory therapy services and may not hold interests in the organization, financing, or delivery of respiratory therapy services. Applications for board membership may be submitted directly by interested individuals, or nominations may come from colleagues, consumer groups, professional associations, or others. For additional information, or to submit nominations, please see the description of State Boards or contact the State Board for Respiratory Therapy at RTBD@mail.nysed.gov or (518) 474-3817 ext. 120. (December 12, 2006)

Last Updated: January 14, 2014