OPERATIONAL TASKS:

Promulgate rules in accordance with the provisions of chapter twenty-nine of the state code to implement and effectuate the provisions of this article, including but not limited to, legislative rules establishing the following:

  • a code of professional ethics.
  • continuing education requirements and standards.
  • examination, licensure and renewal requirements of duly qualified applicants.
  • procedures and guidelines for the suspension or revocation of a license.
  • adopt procedural and interpretive rules in accordance with the provision of Chapter 29 of the code.
  • adopt an official seal.
  • issue and renew licenses and issue interim permits to duly qualified applicants.
  • impose and collect fees for the issuance and renewal of permits or licenses.
  • suspend, revoke and reinstate licenses.
  • conduct hearings on licensing issues and any other matter properly, within the jurisdiction of the Board.
  • maintain a record of all proceedings of the Board.
  • submit a biennial report to the Governor describing activities of the Board.

About the Board

The West Virginia Board of Licensed Dietitians is a regulatory and disciplinary body. It is the sole authority for the issuance of licenses to practice dietetics in the State of West Virginia.

The purpose of the Board is to protect the public interest through its licensure and professional discipline of dietitians and to provide a professional environment that encourages the delivery of quality nutritional information and medical nutrition therapy within the State of West Virginia.

The Board consists of five (5) members who are appointed by the Governor, by and with the consent of the Senate. Four of the members are experienced registered and licensed dietitians and one member is a public member.

Each officer is elected annually and the position descriptions are as follows:

CHAIRPERSON - Oversees the operation of the WVBOLD in accordance with applicable state statute and regulation.   Responsibilities and Duties

VICE CHAIRPERSON - Oversees the operation of the WVBOLD in accordance with applicable state statute and regulation in the absence of the Chair.   Responsibilities and Duties

TREASURER - Maintains all financial records to be in compliance with the requirements of the State of West Virginia.   Responsibilities and Duties

SECRETARY - The Recording Secretary is responsible for recording the minutes of the Board’s meeting.   Responsibilities and Duties

AUDIT CHAIRPERSON - The Auditor is responsible for overseeing the annual licensee Continuing Education Unit (CEU) audit.   Responsibilities and Duties

ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY - Timely and accurate performance of administrative duties for the WVBOLD.

Responsibilities and Duties

Answers the phone and / or email for the Board, referring/routing calls/emails and taking messages as appropriate.

Manages the board’s mail.

Submits invoices in a timely and accurate manner to the Treasurer for processing.

Assists the Treasurer in preparing financial reports.

Assists in Oasis, the licensee data base and website.

Ensures licensee’s applications are complete.

Process applications in the database.

Process payment of fees in Oasis

Completes license verification request.

Assists in developing presentations for meetings.

Completes reports for board as assigned.

Other duties as assigned by the Board.

OFFICE HOURS

The office is staffed Monday thru Friday from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm.


Board Members

Margaret M. "Peg" Andrews , RD, LD
Chairperson (term ends 6/30/2017)
501 Morris Street
Charleston, WV25301
Peg.M.Andrews@wv.gov
VACANT
Vice Chairperson (term ends 6/30/2020)

Mary Kathryn Gould , RD, LD
Secretary (term ends 6/30/2020)
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV25755
Mary.K.Gould@wv.gov
Susan J. Arnold , MS, MLIS, AHIP, RD, LD
Audit Committee Chairperson (term ends 6/30/2018)
West Virginia University
PO Box 9801
Morgantown, WV26508-9801
Susan.J.Arnold@wv.gov
Grady M. Bowyer , Public Member
Treasurer / Database Coordinator (term ends 6/30/2017)
1939 Wilson Avenue
St. Albans, WV25177
Grady.M.Bowyer@wv.gov

CHAIRMAN - The Chairman is elected every year to preserve order and conduct all proceedings by parliamentary rules and demand conformity thereto by members, appoint all committees and sign required documents.
VICE-CHAIRMAN - The Vice-Chairman is elected every year to act as Chairman in the absence of the Chairman and calls special meeting of the Board by joint action with the Chairman.
TREASURER - is elected every year to maintain all financial records to be in compliance with the requirements of the State of West Virginia.
SECRETARY - is elected every year to maintain the office, the preservation of records and preparation of documents, licenses, reports, etc. The Secretary signs documents as determined by the Board, at the request of the Chairman.
LAYPERSON - is meant to represent the citizens of the State of West Virginia in all actions of the Board.
* Members continue to serve until replaced or re-appointed.

Board Office Staff

Alexandra S. Pauley
Administrative Assistant
Alex.S.Pauley@wv.gov
101 Dee Drive
Suite D
Charleston, WV25311
Phone: (304) 558-1024
Toll Free: 800-293-9832
Fax: (304) 558-1025

Board Meetings

Meeting Dates Minutes
8/12/2019
4/2/2019
11/5/2018
8/27/2018
4/30/2018
11/9/2017
10/4/2017
8/14/2017
11/28/2016
8/31/2016
8/10/2016
12/8/2015
8/11/2015
10/6/2014

Transparency

A transparent record of all of the Board's financial transactions can be viewed at WVTransparency.com

List of Active & Provisional Licensee. ALL ACTIVE AND PROVISIONAL LICENSES EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2020.

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