Method of Appointment: Appointed by Mayor, confirmed by Council
Length of Appointment: 3 years
Residency: DC Residency Required
Paid board: No (all roles are voluntary)
The Board shall regulate the practices of professional counseling and addiction counseling.
Of the 5 members of the Board, 3 shall be professional counselors licensed in the District, 1 shall be an educator engaged in teaching counseling, one shall be a consumer member, and one shall have at least 5 years of experience in the field of addiction counseling.
The professional members must be licensed to practice in the District. Each professional member shall have been engaged in the practice for at least 3 years preceding appointment. The consumer member shall not be a health professional or in training to become a health professional, and shall not have a household member who is a health professional or is in training to become a health professional.
The Board meets monthly.
If you are interested in an appointment to this board, please complete the appointment application. A member of our team will contact you to discuss the opportunity.