Applications and nominations for the Maryland Board of Nursing are being accepted through April 7, 2017.
The Board of Nursing is accepting applications for the following two Board positions:
Interested candidates should carefully review all membership criteria and the time commitment noted below before applying. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all application documents and nomination materials are submitted by April 7, 2017.
The criteria for members are outlined in the Board statute, Health Occupations Article, §8-202, Annotated Code of Maryland (see below). Terms are four years with an opportunity for reappointment. The applicant must have and active unencumbered Maryland license and be a resident of Maryland.
Board member duties:
Please note that all applicants are thoroughly vetted and may be interviewed by a subject matter expert. The Governor appoints all board members with the advice of the Secretary of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH). Consumer members are appointed by the Governor with the advice of the Secretary of DHMH and the advice and consent of the Senate.
All interested applicants are required to submit a formal application through the Governor’s Appointments Office website at http://govappointments.maryland.gov/ no later than April 7, 2017.
Please be aware that one of the application documents, Appointee Exemption Disclosure (AED) form, is required by the Maryland State Ethics Commission (SEC) to document any potential conflicts of interest. On the AED form, applicants should request an employment exemption for all current employment. Applicants who are self-employed, own, or co-own a business should also request a financial exemption on the AED form.
If an applicant is serving in an official capacity with a Board of a Professional Association, the applicant should list their role and note their willingness to resign immediately if appointed to the Board of Nursing. Applicants may contact the SEC at 410-260-7770 with questions or to request guidance.
Please note that the Board statute also requires that applicants be nominated by one of the following:
The nomination is also due by the deadline for applications. Nominations may be submitted via e-mail or mail to:
4140 Patterson Avenue,