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The Board of Osteopathic Licensure consists of 10 members appointed by the Governor. Members must be residents of this State. Six members must be graduates of a school or college of osteopathic medicine approved by the American Osteopathic Association and must be, at the time of appointment, actively engaged in the practice of the profession of osteopathic medicine in the State for a period of at least 5 years. One member must be a physician assistant licensed under this chapter who has been actively engaged in that member's profession in this State for at least 5 years preceding appointment to the board. Three members must be public members.

Consumer groups may submit nominations to the Governor for the members to be appointed to represent the interest of consumers.

A full term of appointment is for 5 years. A member of the board may be removed from office for cause by the Governor.

The Board meets monthly, with an annual election of Chair, Vice-Chair and Board Secretary.

The Board of Osteopathic Licensure receives its legal counsel and investigative staff from the Department of Attorney General.