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Ward encourages constituents to apply for state panels

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Ward encourages constituents to apply for state boards, commissions

State Rep. John Ward, DFL-Baxter, is encouraging citizens to apply for an appointment to a number of councils, committees, boards, and commissions.


“This is a great opportunity for the many talented people in our area and region to be represented on these councils, commissions and boards,” said Rep. Ward.

Application forms may be found at: or may be obtained from the Office of the Secretary of State, Open Appointments, 180 State Office Building, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55155-1299, or in person at Room 180 of the State Office Building. The list of vacancies can be found here: .

Those people with have additional questions about the application process, may also contact Rep. Ward at (651) 296- 4333, or 1-800-683-4205, by mail at 221 State Office Building, 100 Martin Luther King Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55155 or via e-mail at

January 2013 vacancies include vacancies for the following entities.

• American Indian Advisory Council

• Board of Psychology

• Chicano Latino Affairs Council

• Environmental Health Tracking and Biomonitoring Advisory Panel

• Special Review Board, Department of Human Services

• Speech-Language Pathologist and Audiologist Advisory Council

• Urban Initiative Board.