Winter 2002 Newsletter (Volume 19, No. 4)

President's Column
By Mack Smith
I want to thank everyone for the opportunity to serve as your president.

A Study in Contrasts: Professional Visas Under NAFTA
By Bradly J. Condon
Noteworthy differences mark the U.S. requirements for NAFTA visas for Canadian professionals and those for professionals from Mexico.


CLEAR Hits the Jackpot in Las Vegas!
Almost 500 attend the 22nd annual conference.
Conference Photographs
Exhibitor Photographs

Session Presentations


Other News  
Security Breach Halts NABP Examination, and California Accountancy Board Is First With Non-Accountant Majority

What's New At CLEAR?

Speak Out! Are Regulatory Boards Losing Their Focus?
By Donna H. Mooney
In this issue of CLEAR News, we are announcing a new forum.


Florida Nurse Anesthetists Sue Board of Medicine, Protesting New Limits on Practice
Four Florida Nurse Anesthetists are suing the state's Board of Medicine, after it introduced a ruling that prevented the administration of anesthesia by nurses during some types of office surgery unless supervised by a physician anesthesiologist. 


International News:
CLEAR Outreach to Ireland Prompts Fall Visit

CLEAR Past President Donna Mooney and staff member Adam Parfitt met in early November with representatives from seven regulatory bodies and agencies in Dublin, Ireland.


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
Adam Parfitt,

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