Board of Nursing

NH Board of Nursing seeking APRN Representative 

There are are currently two appointed APRN seats to the Board of Nursing. NHNPA encourages APRNs who are interested in serving in this important role to contact NHNPA leadership ([email protected]), Interested APRNs can learn more and apply @

The mission of the Board of Nursing is to safeguard life, health, and the public welfare of the people of this State and to protect the people of the State from the unauthorized, unqualified, and improper application of services by individuals in the practice of nursing.

The BON Regulates:

  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)  
  • Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) 
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Medication Nursing Assistant (MNA)  
  • Registered Nurse (RN) 
  • Nursing Instructor 

General information regarding public service on an OPLC Board:

  • Appointments are generally made by the Governor with consent of the Executive Council.

  • Board members generally travel to downtown Concord one day per month for a meeting.

  • Depending on the Board, meetings can last a full day.

  • Meetings are typically scheduled between the hours of 8 and 4.  

  • Opportunities for remote participation at meetings is limited per RSA 91-A.

  • OPLC reimburses Board members for mileage and provides a small per diem for each meeting attended.  

  • Board members may spend several hours each month reviewing meeting materials.

  • Board members may participate in investigations of complaints against licensees.

  • Board members access meeting materials via an online Board member portal only, utilizing the member’s personal device of choice.

  • Applications for public members are always needed.

  • Serving on a professional licensing board is a fantastic opportunity to serve the Granite State!


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