Council on Physician Assistants


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​The Council on Physician Assistants is created in Wis. Stat. § 15.407(2), and shares authorities with the Medical Examining Board as outlined in Wis. Stat. § 448.20(1).


The members of the Council on Physician Assistants are appointed to serve 4-year terms as outlined in Wis. Stat. § 15.407(2). The Council consists of 1 public member who is appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Legislature, and 4 professional members: 3 physician assistant members and 1 educator of physician assistants member, who are appointed by the Medical Examining Board. 

MemberOfficerMember TypeTerm Expiration
Jarrett, Jennifer L.ChairpersonPhysician Assistant Member7/1/2019*
​Barrett, Jeremiah L.​Vice ChairpersonEducator Member7/1/2020*
Miller, Nadine E.Secretary
Physician Assistant Member7/1/2020*
Wilkins, Jody L.Physician Assistant Member7/1/2017*
VacantPublic Member​

​*The Physician Assistant and Educator Council members are appointed by the Medical Examining Board; these members may continue to serve until the Board takes formal action to appoint a successor regardless of term expiration.

**The public member of the Council is subject to gubernatorial appointment; a public member whose term has expired may continue to serve until their successor is confirmed by the Senate.


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Last updated: 6/30/2021​