The Board

The Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel includes a clinical laboratory director, supervisor, technologist, blood gas analyst, or technician who performs or is responsible for laboratory test procedures; “Clinical laboratory trainee” means any person having qualifying education who is enrolled in a clinical laboratory training program and “Public health laboratory scientist” means any licensed director, supervisor, technologist, or technician engaged in laboratory testing of human specimens in a public health laboratory.

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Members of the Board

Carleen P. Van Siclen
Term Ends:
Oct 31, 2019
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Linda Valdes
Term Ends:
Oct 31, 2018
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Michele Morgan
Term Ends:
Oct 31, 2012
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Sandra Powell

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Beatriz Montoya
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Organizational Structure of the Board

The Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel, composed of 7 members appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate; 5 members shall be persons licensed under this part, as follows; at least 1 member a practicing clinical laboratory director; at least 2 members be practicing clinical laboratory supervisors; 2 members practicing clinical laboratory personnel and 2 members citizens of the state who have never been licensed health care practitioners and who are not, and have never been, licensed as clinical laboratory personnel and who are in no way connected with the practice of such profession. Despite the expiration of a term, board members can continue to serve until they have been either replaced or reappointed. To learn more about becoming a member of the board, visit the Governor’s Appointment Office website or email their office at

Board Staff

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Legal Counsel

Timothy Frizzell
Assistant Attorney General/Board Counsel