Missouri Board for Respiratory Care

PO Box 1335
3605 Missouri Boulevard
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: (573)-522-5864
Fax: (573)-526-3464

Email: rcp@pr.mo.gov
Website: http://www.pr.mo.gov/respiratorycare.asp

Director: Vanessa Beauchamp

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 334.830

Department: Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration

Mission: The Missouri Board for Respiratory Care protects the public from incompetence, misconduct, gross negligence, fraud, misrepresentation and dishonesty; licenses only "qualified" professionals by examination and evaluation of minimum competency; enforces standards by implementing legislation ad administrative rules; and encourages economic development and partnerships with existing small businesses.

Function: The board regulates professional conduct, continuing education requirements for renewal of licenses, continuing education programs, and ethical standards of practice for the persons holding a permit or license to practice respiratory care in Missouri.

SubCommittees:

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: 4 meetings

Location of meetings: Jefferson City

Duration of meetings: 6 hours

Preparation time for meetings: 4 hours

Total time commitment: 3 hours

Details on Members

Total members: 7

Appointed members: 7

Term length: 3 years

Compensation: Members receive a per diem not to exceed $50 for each day devoted to the affairs of the board and reimbursement for realized and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: 1 member must be a physician; 1 must be a public member; 1 must be a hospital administrator; and 4 must be respiratory care practitioners

Political Requirements: yes, not more than 4 members may be members of the same political party

Geographic Requirements: no

Senate Consent Required: Yes

Members

Ms. Cindy Seyer(R)
Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician
Jackson
Term begins: Jun 22, 2005
Term expires: Apr 3, 2007

Vacant Slot
Hospital Administrator

Vacant Slot
Physician

Mrs. Frances Arlene Hogue(R)
Public member
St. Charles
Term begins: Jul 3, 2007
Term expires: Apr 3, 2010

Mr. Fernando McGregor(D)
Respiratory Therapists 1
Independence
Term begins: Apr 8, 2004
Term expires: Apr 3, 2007

Mr. Robert Crawford(R)
Respiratory Therapists 2
Hannibal
Term begins: Nov 30, 2005
Term expires: Apr 3, 2008

Mrs. Rosemary Hogan(D)
Respiratory Therapists 3
Columbia
Term begins: Apr 1, 2004
Term expires: Apr 3, 2006