Board Member Application Instructions and Forms

Health Occupations Article, Title 21 Subtitle 2-202 Membership​​​​​​

If you are interested in becoming a Board member, please apply online at: 

Membership Composition




  • (1) Employed by Private Industry
  • (1) Employed by the Department of the Environment
  • (1) Employed by the Department of Health
  • (1) Employed by Local Health Department (State Personnel System)
  • (1) Employed by Local Government (Not State Personnel System)
  • (2) Appointed at Large


  • (2) Consumer Members

Linda Rudie, E.H.SBoard Chair7/1/19 - 6/30/23Dept of Health
Allen Heck, E.H.SBoard Vice Chair7/1/19- 6/30/23At Large
Ann Rose, E.H.SBoard Secretary7/1/18 - 6/30/22At Large
Naomi Howell, E.H.S.Board Member7/1/21- 6/30/25MDE
Lewis Brown, Ed.DBoard Member7/1/20- 6/30/24Consumer
Amy Parrish, E.H.S.Board Member7/1/18 - 6/30/22Private Industry
Matthew Cumers, E.H.S.Board Member7/1/20 - 6/30/24Local Health Dept
Erin Kelly, E.H.S.Board Member7/1/20- 6/30/24Local Govt (Not State Personnel System)
Jason Lau, EsqBoard Member7/1/19- 6/30/23Consumer

Board Membership

The Board consists of nine members who are appointed by the Governor and serve a four year term.​