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April 2015: Notice of Vacancies in State Boards, Councils and Committees

April 6, 2015

Application forms are available online and must be submitted by April 28, 2015, to assure full consideration by the appointing authority.

SAINT PAUL — The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State today released the April notice of vacancies for various state boards, councils and committees that are accepting applications, due April 28, 2015. Minnesotans are encouraged to apply and serve in demonstration of public service. The full list of vacancies is listed below and online.

Additionally, Minnesotans will now be able to find information and updates on new vacancies on Secretary of State Steve Simon’s official Facebook and Twitter pages. You can find those here:

Application forms are available online and must be submitted by April 28, 2015, to assure full consideration by the appointing authority. Appointing authorities may choose to review applications received by the Secretary of State after April 28.

See HOW TO APPLY at the end of the message.

CURRENT VACANCIES

Below is a list of agencies with vacancies. Please visit our website for complete descriptions.

BOARD OF PHARMACY
Vacancies: One Pharmacist Member

CLEAN WATER COUNCIL
Vacancies: One Tribal Government Representative

COUNCIL ON DISABILITY
Vacancies: Three Vacancies including: One Region 2 Representative; One Region 7 Representative and One Region 9 Representative

EXPLORE MINNESOTA TOURISM COUNCIL
Vacancies: One Southern Tourism Region Representative

GAMBLING CONTROL BOARD
Vacancies: Two Members including: One Attorney General Appointment and One Public Safety Appointment

HEARING INSTRUMENT DISPENSER ADVISORY COUNCIL
Vacancies: One Hearing Instrument Dispenser Representative

MEDICAL CANNABIS INTRACTABLE PAIN ADVISORY PANEL
Vacancies: One Pain Psychologist Member

MINNESOTA INSURANCE MARKETPLACE BOARD (MNSure Board)
Vacancies: Two Seats including: One Small Employer Representative and One Consumers Eligible for Individual Coverage Representative

MN BOARD ON AGING
Vacancies: One Member

REHABILITATION REVIEW PANEL
Vacancies: One Public Member

STATE DESIGNER SELECTION BOARD
Vacancies: One Public Member

STATE INNOVATION MODEL (SIM) COMMUNITY ADVISORY TASK FORCE
Vacancies: Fifteen Members including: One Behavioral, Mental, and Chemical Health Representative; One County Human Services Representative; One Local Public Health Representative; One Provider Representative; One School/School District Representative; One Long Term Care (LTC) Representative; One At-Large Representative; One Employer Representative; One Social Services Representative; One Tribal Representative; One Health System Representative; One Consumer Representative; One Integrated Health Partnership (IHP) Representative; One Accountable Communities for Health Grantee (ACH) Representative; and, One Health Plan/Payer Representative

STATE INNOVATION MODEL (SIM) MULTI-PAYER ALIGNMENT TASK FORCE
Vacancies: Twelve Members including: Five Health Plans/Insurance Carriers/Private Insurers Representatives; Two County Representative; One County-Based Purchasing-Rural Health Representative; One Business Community Representative; One Business Community Representative; One Community Health Center Representative; One U OF M Employee Representative; and One VA/Provider Representative.

STATE REHABILITATION COUNCIL FOR THE BLIND
Vacancies: One Parent Training Center Representative

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Vacancies: Twelve Members

HOW TO APPLY
Submit an Application
Complete the application form.

Applicants should include the following documents:
• Open Appointments Application Form (completed, signed and dated)
• Letter of Interest
• Resume or Biography

Applications may be submitted online, by email to Open.Appointments@state.mn.us, or by mail or in person to:

Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State
180 State Office Building
100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
St Paul, MN 55155-1299

The monthly Notice of Vacancies is posted on the first Monday of every month and is provided by email to those who subscribe for the notice.

In accordance with the Minnesota Open Appointments Law, the Secretary of State acts as an administrator in publishing vacancies, receiving applications and recording appointments. Applications will be reviewed and appointments made by the appointing authorities; questions about specific vacancies and appointments should be directed to the appointing authority. Applications are kept on file for a one-year period.

The 2014 Open Appointments Annual Report is available online and includes a complete listing of state boards and councils that follow the Open Appointments process, descriptions of these agencies and membership, and statistical information about appointments and vacancies during the 2014 fiscal year. A print version of the report is available at the Minnesota Bookstore, (651) 297-3000 or 1-800-657-3757.

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