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Board: State Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Board

Board identification number: 079


Authority: AS 08.84.010; AS 08.01.010; AS 08.03.010

Status: Active

Sunset date: June 30, 2022

Requirements: Legislative Confirmation

Prohibitions: A member who has served all or part of two successive terms may not be reappointed unless four years have elapsed since the person last served. Public members cannot be engaged in, have a legal contract with a member of, or have a direct financial interest in the occupation that the board regulates.

Term: 4 years

Chair: Governor selects.

Description: The board consists of 7 members appointed by Governor: 1 licensed physician; 3 licensed physical therapists or 2 physical therapists and a physical therapy assistant; 2 licensed occupational therapists or 1 occupational therapist and 1 occupational therapy assistant; and 1 lay member with no direct financial interest in health care industry.

Function: Issues licenses and permits, adopts regulations for physical and occupational therapists.

Special facts: Members serve at the pleasure of the Governor until a successor is appointed. An appointment to fill a vacancy is for the remainder of the unexpired term.

Compensation: Standard Travel and Per Diem No additional compensation

Meetings: 2 times per year (spring and fall) for 2 days each

For further information and to reach individual members, contact:
Eva Pajarillo
Licensing Examiner
Corporations, Business, and Professional Licensing
DCCED, P.O. Box 110806 M/S 0806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806
Phone: (907) 465-2580
Fax: (907) 465-2974

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