five years, hold the certificate of clinical
competence in Speech Pathology of the
American Speech and Hearing Association
or the equivalent and be approved by the
Maryland Speech and Hearing Association.
One member must be a person licensed to
practice medicine in this State and hold a
certificate of qualification from the Ameri-
can Board of Otolaryngology.
The Board evaluates the qualifications of
Audiologists in this State and issues li-
censes to those who fulfill the requirements.
The licenses are renewed annually (Code
1957, 1971 Repl. Vol., 1975 Supp., Art.
43, sees. 791-808).
BEDDING ADVISORY BOARD
Chairman: Mahlon Kelly
William Bagby, 1977; Maynard Zenter,
1977; Thomas Forrest, 1978; Harvey
Galin, 1978; Harold A. Crone, 1979;
Martin Rudick, 1979; Robert Kressin,
1981; Dennis Pushkin, 1981.
201 W. Preston Street,
Baltimore 21201 Telephone: 383-2757
The Bedding Advisory Board was created
by Chapter 580, Acts of 1969, as part of
the State Health Department, now the De-
partment of Health and Mental Hygiene.
The Board consists of nine members, of
which the Deputy Assistant Secretary of
Health and Mental Hygiene, or his alternate,
serves as the Chairman. The Secretary is
designated by the Commissioner. The re-
maining eight members are appointed by
the Governor by and with the advice and
consent of the Senate for five-year terms.
Two members represent manufacturers of
bedding; two manufacturers of upholstered
furniture; one must be a wholesaler; one a
supply dealer; one a retailer; and one repre-
sents the public at large.
Environmental Health Services of the
State Department of Health and Mental Hy-
giene, has the responsibility of inspecting
and supervising the manufacture and sale of
all bedding and upholstered furniture in the
State. Environmental Health Services also
licenses manufacturers, wholesalers, renova-
tors, disinfectors and supply dealers (Code
1957, 1971 Repl. Vol., Art. 43, sees. 65-
STATE BOARD OF
President: Lewis S. Tawney, Sr.,
James S. Brownfield, D.C., 1979
Richard K. Adolph, D.C., 1978
6308 Wisconsin Avenue,
Chevy Chase 20015 Telephone: 652-4447
The State Board of Chiropractic Exam-
iners, created by Chapter 666, Acts of 1920,
consists of three practicing chiropractors
who must be residents of the State and grad-
uates of a resident course in chiropractic,
and have practiced chiropractic in the State
for a period of at least five consecutive
years. The Governor appoints one member
each year from a list of five names, includ-
ing the incumbent member, submitted to
him by the Maryland Chiropractic Associa-
tion. Such members serve three-year terms
(Code 1957, 1971 Repl. Vol., Art. 43, sees.
499-512; 1968 Repl. Vol., Art. 48A, sec.
489). The Board examines applicants for
licenses, investigates all complaints, and if
necessary, reports them to the State's
The Board holds two examinations each
year, in March and September. It has power
to investigate and ascertain whether the sev-
eral schools of chiropractic meet the require-
ments of the law. Each person holding a
chiropractic license in Maryland must renew
it annually with the Secretary of the Board
(Code 1957, 1968 Repl. Vol., Art. 48A,
CITIZENS ADVISORY BOARDS OF
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND
MENTAL HYGIENE FACILITIES
A Citizens Advisory Board to each of the
State's mental, chronically ill and mental
retardation facility (except the Maryland
Psychiatric Research Center) was estab-
lished by Chapter 499, Acts of 1972.
Each Advisory Board consists of seven
members appointed by the Governor, se-
lected from names submitted by the Secre-
tary of Health and Mental Hygiene, for
terms of four years. No member may serve