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December 2012 Vacancy Notice
Posted Date: 12/3/2012 7:30 AM
For Release: December 3, 2012

Notice of Vacancies in Multi-Member Agencies

SAINT PAUL—The Secretary of State’s Office today released the monthly notice of vacancies that have occurred in multi-member state agencies, pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 15.0597, subdivision 4 (see the list of current vacancies below).

Application forms may be found at: or may be obtained from the Office of the Secretary of State, Open Appointments, 180 State Office Building, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55155-1299, or in person at Room 180 of the State Office Building.

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 for these various agencies; questions about specific vacancies and appointments should be directed to the appointing authority. Applications submitted by December 26, 2012 are assured of full consideration by the appointing authority. Appointing authorities for these agencies may choose to review applications received by the Secretary of State after that date. Applications are kept on file for a one year period. Agency information for this press release was supplied by the various agencies.

The 2012 Open Appointments Annual Report is available at: This publication includes a complete listing of state boards and councils that follow the Open Appointments process, descriptions of these agencies and their memberships, and statistical information about appointments and vacancies during the 2012 fiscal year. Paper copies of the 2012 Open Appointments Annual Report are available at the Minnesota Bookstore, 651-297-3000 or 1-800-657-3757.

December 2012 vacancies include one or more vacancies for the following entities.
Please see for complete details.

-Advisory Council on Water Supply Systems & Wastewater Treatment Facilities
-Board of Pharmacy
-Board of Water and Soil Resources
-Chicano Latino Affairs Council
-Combative Sports Advisory Council
-Construction Codes Advisory Council
-Governor’s Task Force on Broadband
-MN Board of Social Work
-MN Pollution Control Agency
-Newborn Hearing Screening Advisory Committee
-Rehabilitation Review Panel
-State Advisory Council on Mental Health
-Subcommittee on Children’s Mental Health


“Public Member” means a person who is not, or never was, a member of the profession or occupation being licensed or regulated or the spouse of any such person, or a person who does not have or has never had, a material financial interest in either the providing of the professional service being licensed or regulated or an activity directly related to the profession or occupation being licensed or regulated. MN Statute 214.02.


When submitting your application, please include the following documents:
- Open Appointments Application Form – completed, signed & dated
- Letter of Interest
- Resume or Biography

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Submit By Mail or in Person:
Open Appointments
Secretary of State’s Office
180 State Office Building
100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
St Paul, MN 55155-1299

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