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BEHS : Board Membership

Board Member Application Instructions and Forms

Health Occupations Article, Title 19 Subtitle 2-202 Membership

If you are interested in becoming a Board member, please read the appointee exemption instruction and the appointee exemption FAQ.

Then fill out the following forms

Membership Composition



PROFESSIONAL (1) Employed by Private Industry
(1) Employed by the Department of the Environment
(1) Employed by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
(1) Employed by Local Health Department (State Personnel System)
(1) Employed by Local Government (Not State Personnel System)
(2) Appointed at Large
CONSUMER (2) Consumer Members

Board Membership

The Board consists of nine members who are appointed by the Governor and serve a four year term.

Name Membership Term
Robert W. Sheesley, E.H.S Board Chair 07/01/2014 to 06/30/2018
Bert Nixon, E.H.S Board Vice Chair 07/01/2011 to 06/30/2016
Veronica S. Moore, E.H.S. Board Secretary 07/01/2015 to 06/30/2019
Jay Prager, E.H.S Board Member 07/01/2013 to 06/30/2017
Mary Veal Consumer Member 07/01/2011 to 06/30/2016
Linda Rudie, E.H.S Board Member 07/01/2015 to 06/30/2019
Yvonne S. Deloatch, E.H.S Board Member 07/01/2012 to 06/30/2016
Karen Brandt Consumer Member 07/01/2015 to 06/30/2019