Advisory Commission for Anesthesiologist Assistants

PO Box 4
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: (573)-751-0098
Fax: (573)-751-3166


Director: Connie Clarkston

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 334.430

Department: Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration

Mission: To protect the citizens of the state through the licensing of anesthesiologist assistants, assessing their competence to practice and their moral character. It is also the Commission's duty to investigate all complaints against its licensees in a fair and equitable manner.

Function: To assist the Missouri State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts in the licensing and regulation of anesthesiologist assistants in the State of Missouri.

SubCommittees: None

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: 2

Location of meetings: Varies

Duration of meetings: 1 day

Preparation time for meetings: 4 hours

Total time commitment: 24 hours

Details on Members

Total members: 5

Appointed members: 5

Term length: 3 years

Compensation: Each Commission member shall receive as compensation an amount not to exceed $70 per day for commission business plus actual and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: The Advisory Commission shall consist of one member of the Board of Healing Arts, one licensed anesthesiologist assistant; two licensed board, certified anesthesiologists; and one lay member.

Political Requirements: no

Geographic Requirements: no

Senate Consent Required: Yes


Mr. Thomas Fritzlen
Lay Member
Kansas City
Term begins: Apr 26, 2005
Term expires: Jul 1, 2008

Ms. Melanie Guthrie
Licensed Anesthesiologist Assistant
Kansas City
Term begins: Jul 29, 2010
Term expires: Jul 1, 2011

Dr. James Kelly
Licensed, Board-certified Anesthesiologist 1
Kansas City
Term begins: Apr 26, 2005
Term expires: Jul 1, 2008

Dr. Christopher Young
Licensed, Board-certified Anesthesiologist 2
St. Louis
Term begins: Feb 16, 2011
Term expires: Jul 1, 2013

Vacant Slot
Member of the Board