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State Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy Board

Board Business

Board Members

The Board of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy consists of seven members appointed by the Governor: Three licensed physical therapists or two physical therapists and a physical therapist assistant; three licensed occupational therapists or two occupational therapists and one occupational therapy assistant; and one public member with no direct financial interest in the health care industry. Members are appointed for staggered terms of four years. Members serve until they are replaced or resign.

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For information about becoming a board member, visit the Governor’s Boards and Commissions web page.

The Department of Law website provides the Executive Branch Ethics. All Board members should be familiar with the executive branch ethics and are asked to complete the Self-Guided Ethics training power point presentation.

Board Meeting Dates

The Board meets a minimum of two times a year and offers a public comment period at each meeting. Board meetings are posted on the State's Online Public Notice system.

2023

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2019
  • January 16
    Minutes
  • March 7-8
    333 Willoughby Avenue
    9th Floor
    Juneau, AK
    Meeting Agenda   (Tentative)
    Minutes
  • May 14
    Teleconference | 12:15-1:15pm
    333 Willoughby Avenue
    9th Floor
    Juneau, AK
    Minutes
  • October 3-4
    550 W 7th Avenue
    Atwood Building
    Anchorage, AK
    Meeting Agenda   (Tentative)
    Minutes
2018
  • January 10
    Teleconference
    333 Willoughby Avenue
    9th Floor
    Juneau, AK
    Minutes
  • March 1-2
    550 W 7th Avenue
    Atwood Building
    Anchorage, AK
    Meeting Agenda   (Tentative)
    Minutes
  • October 4-5
    550 W 7th Avenue
    Atwood Building
    Anchorage, AK
    Meeting Agenda   (Tentative)
    Minutes
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2005

Notice: Excerpt from March 27-28, 2014 Board meeting regarding the term "Physio Therapy":

ON A MOTION MADE BY PHELPS, SECONDED BY ROBINSON FOR THE FOLLOWING GUIDELINE. THE TERM PHYSICAL THERAPIST, PHYSICAL THERAPY AND P.T. IS A LICENSED PROTECTED TERM UNDER 08.84.130(A) AS IT INDICATES AN EDUCATIONAL BASED DEGREE THAT IS LICENSED IN EACH STATE REQUIRING A NATIONAL EXAMINATION. THE INTEGRITY OF THE PHYSICAL THERAPY PROFESSION IS BASED ON THIS LICENSING. WITHOUT THIS LICENSE A PERSON CANNOT PRACTICE PHYSICAL THERAPY ACCORDING TO 08.84.150.

IT IS FURTHER RESOLVED THE TERM PHYSIO THERAPY IS RECOGNIZED BOTH NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY AS SYNONYMOUS WITH PHYSICAL THERAPY.

ALL BOARD MEMBERS VOTED YES, PHELPS, PARIETTI, KENNEDY, KOSTIK, ROBINSON AND LIND.