Pennsylvania Department of State  
PENNSYLVANIA STATE BOARD OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY EDUCATION AND LICENSURE

October 2010 www.dos.state.pa.us
BOARD MEETING DATES
Oct. 7, 2010
Nov. 4, 2010
Dec. 9, 2010
Jan. 13, 2011
Feb. 10, 2011
March 10, 2011

OTHER NEWS
Disciplinary Actions
A listing of disciplinary or corrective measures taken by the 29 professional licensing boards and commissions, Charitable Organizations and Notaries Public.
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Appraiser Trainee License
The new license for appraiser trainees goes into effect on Oct. 1, 2010.  A trainee must submit an application, pay a fee of $75, have good moral character, and complete 30 hours of basic appraisal principles, 30 hours of basic appraisal procedures, and the 15-hour National USPAP course. Applications will be available on our website.
Governor's Newsletter
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State Senate Confirms Basil L. Merenda
as Secretary of the Commonwealth
Secretary Basil L. Merenda

The Honorable Basil L. Merenda was unanimously confirmed by the Pennsylvania State Senate as Secretary of the Commonwealth on Sept. 27. 

His confirmation is a testimony to the strong working relationships and excellent service that he and the staff of the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs (BPOA) has provided to Pennsylvanians and members of the Legislature during his tenure as Commissioner of BPOA and Deputy Secretary for Regulatory Programs. 

Congratulations, Basil!

Filing a Complaint: Who Me?

by Martha H. Brown, Designee of the Secretary of the Commonwealth

How does the State Board of Certified Real Estate Appraisers learn about incompetent and unethical appraisers or uncertified appraisal practice?  The answer is from you – the appraisal practitioner, the public, financial institutions, appraisal reviewers and lenders.

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Business Licensing Board Roundtable Yields Positive Feedback

Secretary Merenda talks with board chairs.

Department of State Secretary Basil L. Merenda and Deputy Commissioner of the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs Mark Vessella held the first Business Licensing Board Roundtable discussion meeting on Sept. 29.  The meeting’s 25 attendees included board chairs and vice-chairs, administrators and division chiefs. 

During the meeting, various administrative issues were discussed and board chairs were given the opportunity to raise issues of concern for their board.

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