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Respiratory Care, Board of

Authority: KRS 314A.200
Status: Active
Term: 3 years
Description: The Board of Respiratory Care consists of seven gubernatorial appointees. It is in charge of regulating respiratory care licenses and overseeing that all licensed respiratory care practitioners in Kentucky practice within the state’s code of conduct.
Composition: Board composed of 7 members as follows: 4 respiratory care practitioners, holding a valid mandatory certificate and practicing in KY, chosen from list of names not less than twice the number of appointments to be made submitted by the KY Society for Respiratory Care; 2 pulmonologists who are licensed and practicing physicians in KY; 1 citizen at-large who is not associated with or financially interested in respiratory care; Executive Director, Division of Occupations and Professions serves ex officio. Appointments are to be made by October 31 of any year in which a term expires. No members shall serve more than 2 consecutive terms. Board annually selects Chair.
Compensation: $50 per diem and expenses
Meeting Schedule: even months
Number of Members: 8
Needs Senate Confirmation: No
          2365 Harrodsburg Road, B350
          Lexington, KY
County: Fayette
Phone: (859) 246 -2747
Fax: (859) 246-2750


NameAppointedTerm ExpiresPositionCounty
McDaniel, Tamara G.12/18/201410/31/2017Member; Representing respiratory care practitionersLincoln
McKenney, Ken DeLane11/29/201610/31/2019Member; Representing respiratory care practitionersWarren
Baxter, Thomas D.11/29/201610/31/2019Member; Representing respiratory care practitionersCampbell
Roark, Timothy H.11/20/201710/31/2020Member; representing respiratory care practitionersWhitley
Garrison, William A.11/20/201710/31/2020Member; representing respiratory care practitionersKenton
McCormick, James R.10/15/201810/31/2020Member; Representing pulmonologistsFayette
Heckman, Darrell Lee1/28/201910/31/2021Member representing citizens at-largeFayette
Mandapakala, Chaitanya2/11/201910/31/2021Member, representing pulmonologistsKenton
Baxter, Thomas D.10/3/201910/31/2022Member, representing respiratory care practitionersCampbell
McKenney, Ken DeLane10/3/201910/31/2022Member, representing respiratory care practitionersWarren

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