SANTA FE – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham invites members of the public to consider serving on professional boards and commissions that help state government operate more effectively for New Mexicans.  

These volunteers play a vital role in the regulation and oversight of professional industries in the fields of commerce, education, health, cultural affairs, public safety, the environment, and more. Serving on these boards provides a unique opportunity for residents of New Mexico to learn about the various functions of state government while giving back to their communities.  

Applicants are currently needed for the following professional licensing boards: 

Athletic Trainer Practice Board (must reside north of I-40)

Board of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists

Board of Landscape Architects

Board of Massage Therapy

Board of Nursing Home Administrators

Board of Optometry

Board of Osteopathic Medicine

Board of Pharmacy

Counseling and Therapy Practice

Board New Mexico Real Estate Commission

Physical Therapy Board

Speech Language Pathology Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensing Practices Board

State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors

Applicants cannot have a direct or indirect financial interest, nor can they hold a license, in the profession in which they are applying. Qualified applicants will be selected and appointed by the Governor. 

For more information about specific board requirements please visit: /.  

To apply for any of the vacancies, please complete this form:

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