Section 4736.02 | Environmental health specialist advisory board.
There is hereby created the environmental health specialist advisory board consisting of seven members appointed by the director of health with the advice and consent of the senate for terms established in accordance with rules adopted by the director under section 4736.03 of the Revised Code. The advisory board shall advise the director regarding the registration of environmental health specialists in training and environmental health specialists, continuing education requirements for environmental health specialists, the manner in which the passage of an examination required by section 4736.09 of the Revised Code is verified, the education criteria required under section 4736.08 of the Revised Code, and any other matters as may be of assistance to the director in the regulation of environmental health specialists and environmental health specialists in training.
Each member appointed by the director shall be a registered environmental health specialist who meets the education and experience requirements of section 4736.08 of the Revised Code for registration as an environmental health specialist. At least one and not more than two of the members shall be employees of a general health district; at least one and not more than two shall be employees of a city health district; and at least one and not more than two shall be employed in private industry. Not more than one member may be employed by a university and not more than one member may be employed by an agency or department of the state.
Within ninety days of September 29, 2017, the director shall make initial appointments to the advisory board.