Spring 2003 Newsletter (Volume 20, No. 1)

President's Column
By Mack Smith
This year is going by really fast, the committees are working full speed ahead and I�d like to thank those of you who signed on for the ride to keep CLEAR moving forward.

NADDI Holds 13th Annual Training Conference
By Martha W. Miller
NADDI (National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators) was established in 1987 as an organization to improve member�s ability to investigate and prosecute pharmaceutical drug diversion cases. 

Quebec and Ontario Geoscientists Reach Bilateral Mobility Agreement
The Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (APGO) and L�Ordre des geologues du Qu�bec (OGQ) have announced an agreement which will allow for reciprocal recognition of registered professional geoscientists between the two provinces.


Actions of the CLEAR Board of Directors
At its meetings on January 11 and March 3, 2003 the Board took the following actions.

Questions About Testing?
Do you have questions about testing? What questions do board members and others have about testing practices?

What's New At CLEAR?

Other News  

Risky Business: State Regulation of Money Transmitters
By Andrea Lee Negroni

Money transmission, a somewhat neglected financial activity from the state regulatory perspective, has been in the spotlight lately, particularly after September 11, 2001. 


CLEAR Call for Nominations
CLEAR's Board of Directors wishes to solicit nominations for 2003-2005 members of its Board of Directors as well as for the position of 2003-2004 President-Elect.

To Expunge or Not To Expunge
CLEAR News recently surveyed constituents about dismissed complaints against a licensee.

Licensee Wall Certificates
In response to a member request, we asked CLEAR's mailing list subscribers whether they prepare and issue wall certificates to licensees.

Canadian Government to Assist with Recognition of Foreign Engineering Credentials 
Human Resources Development Canada announced government funding of $215,000 to the Canadian Council of Professional Engineers for a project called From Consideration to Integration.


International News:

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society, the regulatory body for the United Kingdoms 44,000 pharmacists, recently introduced a continuing professional development program (CPD) entitled Plan and Record.

CLEAR Net News (More)

Calendar of Events (More)


CLEAR is a dynamic forum for improving the quality and understanding of regulation in order to enhance public protection

Pam Brinegar
, Executive Director
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