CARSON CITY, NV December 20, 2019
Today, Governor Steve Sisolak announced the appointment of six board members to the Board of Dental Examiners (Dental Board):
- Dr. William Thompson
- Dr. Ronald West
- Dr. Elizabeth Park
- Dr. James Allman
- Dr. Ronald Lemon
- Jana McIntyre
These appointments will ensure the Dental Board will have quorum to conduct the business of the Board. As mentioned previously, the Governor will use the interim period before the next legislative session to conduct a larger review of Nevada occupational licensing boards to develop a long-term solution that provides more transparency, oversight, and accountability.
According to NRS Chapter 631, the Governor has the authority to appoint members to the Dental Board while the Board has the authority to grant licenses to practice dentistry and dental hygiene, appoint, manage, and terminate staff, collect and apply fees, and perform other duties as outlined in statute.