Environmental Health Specialists
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FUNCTION OF BOARD
The State Board of Environmental Health Specialists
(the “Board”) operates under the provisions of Title 21 of the Health
Occupations Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland. The Board is the
licensing authority of environmental health specialists in the State of
Maryland. The Board is mandated to protect the public by regulating the practice
of environmental health specialists work in Maryland, by licensing qualified
environmental health specialists, establishing fees, maintaining a current
roster of all licensees, administration of licensing examinations, enforcing
current statutes and regulations, adopting new regulations to carry out
provisions of the title, suggesting new changes to the title to keep abreast of
trends and practice issues, adopting standards of practice for environmental
health specialists, verification of credentials, issuance of licenses, establish
requirements for and verification of completion of continuing education,
investigation of complaints based on alleged violations of regulations and
statutes, formal and informal disciplining of licensees, create committees as
deemed appropriate to advise the Board. The program is 100% special funded. The
fund is supported exclusively by revenues, generated by licensing fees. The
Board consists of nine members appointed by the Governor with the advice of the
Secretary and the advice of the Senate. Seven members of the Board are licensed
environmental health specialists and two members represent the public.
Currently there are two (2) positions available on
the Board. Interested candidates should click on Board Membership on the menu at
the left of this page and complete the Board Member Application. The positions
are for Private Industry and At Large.
REGULAR BOARD MEETINGS
TIME: 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
PLACE: 8270 Old Montgomery Road, Columbia MD 21045
FREQUENCY: 1st Wednesday of each month
The Board meeting scheduled for March 4, 2015 has been cancelled.
The next Board meeting will be held on April 1, 2015.
The agenda for the upcoming Board meeting is
Continuing Education - Meets as needed
Credentialing Committee - Meets as needed
Legislative/Regulations Committee – Meets as needed
- April 15, 2015
- August 12, 2015
- December 16, 2015
- Held at 4201 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215
- Room: To be announced
- Board of Environmental Health Specialists
- 4201 Patterson Avenue, Room 318
- Baltimore, MD 21215
- Phone: 410-764-3512
- Fax: 410-358-5674