By Deanna Williams
is hard to believe, but as I write this, I am already half-way through
my presidency. The months since our Toronto conference last September
have been full, as always, with activity and thanks to our Program
Committee-so ably chaired by Rose McCool and Donna Mooney-a fantastic
program for the Kansas City conference is now being finalized.
and Related Professions
by Heather S. Brinegar
We are all aware that the allied
health professions constitute one of the fastest growing areas of
professional and occupational regulation. Often attracting less
attention than recently regulated health fields, but expanding just as rapidly, are
the environmental and related professions.
The Board of Directors took the following actions during the January
9, 2004 meeting.
The CLEAR Board of Directors invites comment from the membership on the the
following proposed bylaws change which is intended to clarify the board�s
expectation of its International Relations Subcommittee.
- Path to Licensure
As the 2004 legislative sessions get underway, one issue at hand is
the regulation of naturopathic physicians. Bills are being
introduced or re-introduced in a number of states calling for licensure
of the profession.
Call for Board Nominations
CLEAR's Board of
Directors wishes to solicit nominations for 2004-2006 members of its Board
of Directors as well as for the position of 2004-2005 President-Elect.
The board seat reserved for an associate member position is open
Call for CLEAR Awards
is now accepting submissions for its 2004 awards
program which culminates in the recognition of
recipients at the organization's annual conference.
January 13, 2004
the European Commission released its much-anticipated proposal on
services in the internal market. The proposed Directive would
require Member States to reduce administrative burdens in order to
increase competitiveness and engage more effectively in cross-border
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