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Program Committee Structure Overview

Minn. Stat. 214.32, Subd. 1(a) states: A Health Professionals Services Program Committee is established, consisting of one person appointed by each participating board, with each participating board having one vote. The committee shall designate one board to provide administrative management of the program, set the program budget and the pro rata share of program expenses to be borne by each participating board, provide guidance on the general operation of the program, including hiring of program personnel, and ensure that the program's direction is in accord with its authority.

The Program Committees goals are to ensure that the public is protected, participants are treated with respect, the program is well-managed, financially secure and operating consistently within the statute.

The Program Committees meets quarterly.

Program Committee Members

Jae Hyun Shim Behavior Health and Therapy  Member
Nestor Riano
Chiropractic Examiners Member
Ruth Dahl
Dentisty Member
Margaret Schreiner Dietetics and Nutrition Practice Member
Matt Simpson EMSRB  Member
Laura McGrath Occupational Therapy Practice Member
Randy Snyder Nursing Home Examiners Member
Barbara Damchik-Dykes Health Department Member
Jennifer Mohlenhoff Marriage and Family Therapy Member
Allen Rassmussen
Medical Practice Chair
Laurie Warner Nursing Member
Randy Snyder Optometry Member
James Bialke Pharmacy Member
Kathy Polhamus Physical Therapy Vice Chair
Margaret Schreiner Podiatric Medicine Member
Samuel Sands
Psychology Member
Laura McGrath Social Work  Member
Jody Grote
Veterinary Medicine

Program Committee Meetings and Minutes

All meetings are held at the University Park Plaza building located at 2829 University Avenue, Minneapolis, in Conference Room 4A, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. unless otherwise noted. Meetings are open to the public. 

Upcoming Program Committee Meetings
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Program Committee Minutes
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
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