Important News About the Council on Physician Assistants
On March 27, 2021,
2021 Wisconsin Act 23 was published, creating the Physician Assistant Affiliated Credentialing Board. Pursuant to Section 73 of the Act, this board will replace the Council on Physician Assistants as of April 1, 2022. The Board will consist of eight physician assistants (licensed under subchapter VIII of chapter 448 of the Wisconsin statutes) and one public member.
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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.
|Member||Officer||Member Type||Term Expiration|
|Jarrett, Jennifer L.||Chairperson||Physician Assistant Member||7/1/2019*|
|Barrett, Jeremiah L.||Vice Chairperson||Educator Member||7/1/2020*|
|Miller, Nadine E.||Secretary||Physician Assistant Member||7/1/2020*|
|Wilkins, Jody L.||Physician Assistant Member||7/1/2017*|
*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