Advisory Committees

ADVISORY COMMITTEES

The advisory committees serve as a valuable resource to the Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners. In their role, advisory committees provide guidance on administrative rule making and regulation of their respective profession. Advisory committee members are appointed by the Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners to three-year terms.

Advanced Life Support Advisory Committee

Committee charge: Assist the South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners:

  • In the regulation of advanced life support
  • Making recommendations to the Board regarding rules promulgated pursuant to 36-4B

Committee Members

  • Andrew Binder EMT-Paramedic
  • Chris Hermes EMT-I/85
  • Nellie Isaacs EMT-I/99
  • Jeff Luther MD

Athletic Trainer Advisory Committee

Committee charge: Assist the South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners:

  • In the regulation of athletic trainers
  • Making recommendations to the Board regarding rules promulgated pursuant to 36-29

Committee Members:

  • Kaleb Birney AT
  • Trevor Roiger AT
  • Dan Wagner AT

Genetic Counselor Advisory Committee

Committee charge: Assist the South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners:

  • In the regulation of genetic counselor
  • Making recommendations to the Board regarding rules promulgated pursuant to 36-36

Committee Members

  • Jason Flanagan GC
  • Cara Hamilton MD
  • Benjamin Solomon MD
  • Tiffany Von Wald MD

Licensed Nutrition/Dietician Advisory Committee

Committee charge: Assist the South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners:

  • In the regulation of licensed nutrition and dietetics
  • Making recommendations to the Board regarding rules promulgated pursuant to 36-10B

Committee Members

  • Becky Jensen LN/RD
  • Lacey McCormack LN/RD
  • Kelsey Raml LN/RD
  • DeLaine Rasmussen LN/RD
  • Mariah Weber LN/RD

Occupational Therapy Advisory Committee

Committee charge: Assist the South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners:

  • In the regulation of occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistants
  • Making recommendations to the Board regarding rules promulgated pursuant to 36-31

Committee Members

  • Megan Johnke OT
  • Polly Rames OT
  • Angela Root OTA

Physical Therapy Advisory Committee

Committee charge: Assist the South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners:

  • In the regulation of physical therapy and physical therapy assistants
  • Making recommendations to the Board regarding rules promulgated pursuant to 36-10.

Committee Members

  • Becca Jordre PT
  • Dorothy McAreavey PT
  • Mark Ponstein PT

Physician Assistant Advisory Committee

Committee charge: Assist the South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners:

  • In the regulation of physician assistants
  • Making recommendations to the Board regarding rules promulgated pursuant to 36-4A.

Committee Members

  • Kim Herrmann PA
  • Clint Perman PA
  • Justine Peterson PA

Respiratory Therapy Advisory Committee

Committee charge: Assist the South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners:

  • In the regulation of respiratory therapy
  • Making recommendations to the Board regarding rules promulgated pursuant to 36-4C.

Committee Members

  • Mohammed Alzoubaidi MD
  • Lanny Baker RCP
  • Ashley Herron RCP
  • Lacey Patnoe RCP
  • Kristi Specht RCP