STATE BOARD OF ELECTROLOGISTS
Appointed by Governor upon recommendation of
Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene and with
Senate advice & consent: Sue Colantoni, 1991;
Debra Larson, 1991; Victory Sue Tolen, 1992;
Mona C. Wexler, 1992; Norma W. Bracy, 1993;
Bernita E. Fuller, 1993; Barbara J. Musgrove,
4201 Pacterson Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21215-2299 764-4727
The State Board ofElectrologists was organized
in 1978 (Chapter 851, Acts of 1978). The Board
adopts and revises standards ofelectrology practice
for registered electrologists and prescribes stand-
ards for educational programs leading to licensure.
The Board examines, issues, and renews the licenses
of qualified applicants. The Board also conducts
hearings on charges calling for discipline of a
licensed clectrologist by penalty denial, revocation,
or suspension of a license, and causes the prosecu-
tion of all persons in violation of the Electrology
The Board consists of seven members who serve
three-year terms. Five are registered electrologists
and two are public members. Upon recommenda-
tion of the Secretary of Health andMental Hygiene,
the Governor appoints members of the Board with
Senate advice and consent. Authorization for the
Board continues until July 1, 1994 (Code Health
Occupations Article, sees. 5-101 through 5-702).
STATE COMMISSION ON HEREDITARY &
William A. Bryant, Jr., M.D., Chairperson, 1992
Appointed by Governor: Anthony E. Doyle, Jr.,
1990; James L. Waurin, 1990; Jacqueline Leone,
1991; Neil S. Kurlander, 1992; Susan J. Tolchin,
1992; Stephen Amato, M.D., 1993; Clair A.
Francomano, M.D., 1993; Leslie J. Raffel, M.D.
Appointed by Senate 'President: Troy Brailey
Appointed by House Speaker: Samuel I. Rosenberg
Ex officio members appointed by Secretary of Health 6-
Mental Hygiene: Laurence Duranrc, M.D.; J. M.
Joseph, M.D.; Patricia Keinig; Russell Moy, M.D.;
Susan R. Panny, M.D.
Cynthia DeLeaver-Coates, Executive Director
4201 Pacterson Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21215-2299 225-5882
The Commission originated in 1973 as the
Commission on Hereditary Disorders (Chapter
695, Acts of 1973). In 1986, it was renamed the
State Commission on Hereditary and Congenital
Disorders (Chapter 740, Acts of 1986). The Com-
mission gathers and disseminates information on
the treatment of hereditary and congenital disor-
ders in the State. It also establishes and promulgates
rules, regulations, and standards for the detection
and management of these disorders. On a con-
tinuous basis, it evaluates the need for and efficiency
of relevant State programs. For the public and
providers of health services, the Commission also
institutes and supervises educational programs and
counseling on hereditary and congenital disorders,
their treatment and prevention.
The Commission is composed of eleven voting
members and five ex officio nonvoting members.
Voting members include nine members appointed
by the Governor, one senator appointed by the
Senate President, and one delegate appointed by
the House Speaker. Five members are not health
professionals nor involved in the administration or
ownership of any health care institution or health
insurance organization, nor the spouse of a health
professional, administrator, or owner. Four mem-
bers are professionals in the field of hereditary and
congenital disorders. One of the professional mem-
bers is appointed from a list submitted by the
Monumental City Medical Society the Medical and
Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland, the
faculty of the University of Maryland School of
Medicine, and the faculties of The Johns Hopkins
University Medical Institutions. If the list is not
submitted, members are appointed at the
Governor's sole discretion. Members serve four-
The Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene
appoints five ex officio, nonvoting members of the
Commission. One represents the State Health
Resources Planning Commission and four repre-
sent the Department of Health and Mental
Hygiene (Code Health—General Article, sees. 13-
103 through 13-109).
STATE COMMISSION ON HIGH BLOOD
PRESSURE & RELATED
CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS
Donald 0. Fedder, B.S.P., Dr.P.H., Chairperson,
Appointed by Governor with advice of Secretary of
Health & Mental Hygiene (consumer members also
appointed with Senate advice & consent): LeeRoy G.
Jones, M.D., M.P.H., 1991; Rose D. Nohe, 1991;
Jeanette J. Washington, M.H.S., 1991; James H.
Biddison, M.D., 1992; Lester Buster, 1992;
Michaeline R. Fedder, M.A., 1992; John W.
Southard, M.D., 1992; Willarda V. Edwards,
M.D., 1993; Barbara E. Hanley, R.N., Ph.D.,
1993; Daniel Gustave Sapir, M.D., 1993; DianeM.
Becker, Sc.D., 1994; Mordecai P. Blaustein, M.D.,
1994; Frank R. Claudy, M.D., 1994; Edward