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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 4, 2017

Federation of Associations of Regulatory Boards elects newly structured Executive Board

Northbrook, IL  - In a historic event, the Federation of Associations of Regulatory Boards (FARB) elected a newly structured Executive Board at the inaugural FARB Annual Meeting of the Governing Council (AMGC)  in Kansas City, MO, on July 27, 2017. FARB has undergone some exciting changes which are the result of a recommendation by the FARB Governance Committee in conjunction with the FARB Bylaws Committee addressing the issue of the recent and anticipated growth of the organization. FARB is transitioning to a two-tier governing structure consisting of a Governing Council (comprised of its current 21 Governing Member associations and federations) and an Executive Board (7 elected members from delegates of the Governing Members) The Executive Board will oversee affairs of FARB and carry out resolutions, actions and policies as authorized by the Governing Council.  We are proud to present and congratulate our newly elected officials:-

President, Joel Albizo, Hon ASLA, FASAE, CAE
Chief Executive Officer of Council of Landscape Architectural Boards (CLARB)

Vice President, Dia Gainor, MPA
Executive Director of National Association of State Emergency Medical Services Officials (NASEMSO)

Secretary/Treasurer, Jim Penrod, CAE, FASLA
Executive Director of American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB)

Executive Board Member at large 2 year term, Josh Bolin
Associate Executive Director of National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP)

Executive Board Member at large 1 year term, Mary de Sousa, CPA, CAE
Chief Operating Officer of National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)

Executive Board Member at large 1 year term, Shaun Conway
Senior Director, External & Regulatory Affairs at National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc (NBCOT)

Executive Board Member at large 1 year term, Anne Minton
Associate Executive Director of Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer (BOC)

About FARB
FARB is a not for profit, 501(c)(3) organization incorporated in 1974 to promote public protection and provide a forum for information exchange for  associations of regulatory boards and their stakeholders with interests in professional regulation. The mission of FARB is to promote excellence in regulation for public protection by providing expertise and innovation from a multi-profession perspective.