Councilwoman Schipske Elected Secretary of California State Medical Board
2011-08-01 · By Editor
On Friday, at its quarterly meeting in Sacramento, Gerrie Schipske was elected by the other members of the California Medical Board to serve as Secretary of the Board, and as a member of the executive committee.
The California Medical Board is the state regulatory agency charged with the licensing and disciplining of physicians. Members are appointed by the Governor, the Senate Rules Committee and the Speaker of the Assembly. Schipske has served since 2007.
“I am so honored that my colleagues unanimously supported my election,” says Schipske.
Additionally, Schipske was appointed as Chair of the Access to Care Committee and the Application Review Committee. She also serves on a hearing panel, the Enforcement Committee, the Education Committee and the Advisory Committee on Physician Responsibility in Supervision of Affiliated Health Care Professionals.
Schipske is the first and only registered nurse practitioner to serve on a state medical board. She is also an attorney and a member of the Long Beach City Council.