NC Board of Electrolysis Seeks to Fill Physician Vacancy

The North Carolina Medical Board has posted notice that the physician seat on the NC Board of Electrolysis Examiners is vacant.

The Medical Board has the statutory responsibility for nomination of a physician to fill the position.

Below is a copy of the notice that curently appears on the Medical Board’s website.  The notice can also be accessed online at:

Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae to Nancy Hemphill at the Medical Board by January 17th via email, [email protected].


North Carolina Medical Board  –  January 10, 2011 

Board of Electrolysis Examiners seeks physician member

The North Carolina Board of Electrolysis Examiners (NCBOEE) is seeking a NC-licensed physician to fill a vacant position. Under NCGS 88A-5 (see below), candidate(s) are nominated to the Governor by the the NC Medical Board for appointment to the NCBOEE. The physician candidate need not be in current practice.

The NCBOEE typically holds meetings in Greensboro four to five times per year. Meetings generally last a few hours, and members receive no reimbursement.  An ideal candidate would be a dermatologist, cosmetic or plastic surgeon or other physician who possesses working knowledge of Class IV laser technology.

Anyone interested in being nominated should send a letter of interest and CV by January 17, 2011. 


§ 88A 5.  Creation and membership of Board.

(a) The North Carolina Board of Electrolysis Examiners is created. The Board shall consist of five members as follows:

(1) Three electrologists who have engaged in the practice of electrolysis for at least five years, one of whom shall be appointed by the General Assembly upon the recommendation of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, one of whom shall be appointed by the General Assembly upon the recommendation of the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, and one of whom shall be appointed by the Governor.

(2) A physician licensed under Chapter 90 of the General Statutes, who shall be nominated by the North Carolina Medical Board and appointed by the Governor.

3) A public member, appointed by the Governor, who has not practiced electrolysis, who is not in training to become an electrologist, and who is not related to anyone who would be prohibited by this subdivision from serving on the Board as a public member.

(b) Legislative appointments shall be made in accordance with G.S. 120 121. A vacancy in a legislative appointment shall be filled in accordance with G.S. 120 122.

(c) Each member shall be appointed for a term of three years and shall serve until a successor is appointed. Of the members initially appointed, one of the electrologist members shall serve a term of one year. The public member and the second electrologist member shall serve a term of two years. The physician member and the third electrologist member shall serve a term of three years. The terms of all initial appointments shall commence within 30 days of the effective date of this act. No member may serve more than two consecutive full terms.

(d) Vacancies shall be filled by the appropriate appointing authority within 30 days after the position is vacated. Appointees shall serve the remainder of the unexpired term and until their successors have been appointed and qualified.

(e) The Board may remove any of its members for gross neglect of duty, incompetence, or unprofessional conduct. A member subject to disciplinary proceedings shall be disqualified from all Board business until the charges are resolved. The Governor may also remove any member of the Board which he appoints.

(f) Each member of the Board shall receive per diem compensation and reimbursement for travel and subsistence in the amounts the Board votes upon and records in its minutes, provided the amounts do not exceed the amounts specified in G.S. 93B 5.

(g) The Board shall elect a Chairman, a Vice Chairman, a Treasurer, and such other officers as are deemed necessary by the Board. All officers shall be elected annually by the Board for one year terms and shall serve until their successors are elected and qualified.

(h) The Board shall hold at least two meetings each year to conduct its business, and shall adopt rules governing the calling, holding, and conducting of regular and special meetings. A majority of the members shall constitute a quorum. (1989 (Reg. Sess., 1990), c. 1033, s. 1; 1995, c. 94, s. 6.)


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