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To view the contact information of occupational therapy state regulatory boards, simply click on a state below.

Alabama

State/Year Enacted:

1990

Contact Person/Address:

Ann Cosby 
Executive Director
 
AL State Board of OT
64 N. Union Street, Suite 734
Montgomery, AL 36130

Website

Phone: (334) 353-4466
Fax: (334) 353-4465 
Email contact: ann.cosby@ot.alabama.gov

Alaska

State/Year Enacted:

1987

Contact Person/Address:

Connie Petz 
Licensing Examiner
 
State of Alaska
Dept. of Commerce & Economic Development
Division of Occupational Licensing
State OT & PT Board
P.O. Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806 

Website

Phone: (907) 465-2580
Fax: (907) 465-2974 
Email contact: license@commerce.state.ak.us
Email contact: Connie.petz@alaska.gov

Arizona

State/Year Enacted:

1989

Contact Person/Address:

Karen Whiteford 
Executive Director
 
AZ Board of OT Examiners
4205 North 7th Ave. Suite #305 
Phoenix, AZ 85013 

Website

Phone: (602) 589-8353
Fax: (602) 589-8354
Email contact: Karen.whiteford@otboard.az.gov
Email contact: Vicki.egurrola@otboard.az.gov

Arkansas

State/Year Enacted:

1977

Contact Person/Address:

Peggy Cryer
Executive Secretary
 
Arkansas State Medical Board
1401 West Capitol Avenue, Suite 340
Little Rock, AR 72201 

Website

Phone: (501) 296-1802
Fax: (501) 296-1805
Email contact: licensemonitor@armedicalboard.org

California

State/Year Enacted:

2000

Contact Person/Address:

Heather Martin, Executive Officer
California Board of Occupational Therapy
2005 Evergreen Street, Suite 2250
Sacramento, CA 95815-5400

Website

Phone: (916) 263-2294
Fax: (916) 263-2701
Email contact: cbot@dca.ca.gov

Colorado

State/Year Enacted:

2008

Contact Person/Address:

Cathy Rodriguez 
Program Director
 
Colorado Dept. of Regulatory Agencies
Division of Professions and Occupations
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80202 

Website

Phone: (303) 894-7414
Fax: (303) 894-7764
Email contact: cathys.rodriguez@state.co.us

Connecticut

State/Year Enacted:

1978

Contact Person/Address:

Stephen Carragher 
Health Program Supervisor

Department of Public Health, OT Licensure
410 Capitol Avenue, Mail Stop #12APP
P.O. Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134-7603 

Website

Phone: (860) 509-7603
Fax: (860) 509-8457
Email contact: stephen.carragher@ct.gov

Delaware

State/Year Enacted:

1985

Contact Person/Address:

Jennifer Witte 
Administrative Specialist III

DE State Board of OT
Cannon Bldg., Suite 203
861 Silver Lake Blvd.
Dover, DE 19904 

Website

Phone: (302) 744-4500
Fax: (302) 739-2711
Email contact: Jennifer.witte@state.de.us

District of Columbia

State/Year Enacted:

1978

Contact Person/Address:

Mavis Azariah 
Health Licensing Specialist

D.C. Department of Health
Health Professional Licensing Administration
899 North Capitol Street NE, 2nd Floor
Washington, D.C. 20002 

Website

Phone: (202) 442-4782
Fax: (202) 724-8677
Email contact: mavis.azariah@dc.gov

Florida

State/Year Enacted:

1975

Contact Person/Address:

Deborah Boutwell
PRS-II 
 
Florida Department of Health
Board of Occupational Therapy Practice
4052 Bald Cypress Way BIN #C05
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3255 

Website

Phone: (850) 245-4373
Fax: (850) 414-6860
Email contact: deb.boutwell@flhealth.gov
info@floridasoccupationaltherapy.gov

Georgia

State/Year Enacted:

1976

Contact Person/Address:

Adrienne D. Price
Office of Secretary of State
GA Board of OT, Professional Licensing Boards Division
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217-3858 

Website

Phone: (478) 207-2440
Fax: (866) 888-7127
Email contact: aprice@sos.ga.gov

Hawaii

State/Year Enacted:

2015

Contact Person/Address:

Sandra Matsushima 
Executive Officer
 
Professional and Vocational Licensing Division
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Department
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801

Website

Phone: (808) 586-2693
Fax: (808) 586-2874 
Email contact: occ_therapist@dcca.hawaii.gov

Idaho

State/Year Enacted:

1987

Contact Person/Address:

Debbie Toncray
Technical Record Specialist
 
The Bureau of Occupational Licenses
700 West State Street
P.O. Box 83720 
Boise, ID 83720-0063

Website
Rules
Practice Act

Phone: (208) 334-3233
Fax: (208) 334-3945 
Email contact: oct@ibol.idaho.gov
Email contact: Debbie.toncray@ibol.idaho.gov

Illinois

State/Year Enacted:

1983

Contact Person/Address:

Robert Gerton 
Board Administrator
 
Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
Division of Professional Regulation
Health Services Section
Attn: Robert Gerton
320 W. Washington Street
Springfield, IL 62786 

Website

Phone: 800-560-6420
Fax: (217) 782-7645 
Email contact: robert.gerton@illinois.gov

Indiana

State/Year Enacted:

2007

Contact Person/Address:

Rae Harman
Board Director

Professional Licensing Agency
402 W. Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204 

Website

Phone: (317) 234-8817
Fax: (317) 233-4236
Email contact: pla14@pla.in.gov
 

Iowa

State/Year Enacted:

1980

Contact Person/Address:

Judy Manning 
Board Administrator
 
Professional Licensure Office
PT and OT Board of Examiners
Lucas State Office Bldg., 5th Floor
321 East 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0075 

Main Website

Website for Online Services

Phone: (515) 281-4413
Fax: (515) 281-3121
Email contact: Judith.manning@idph.iowa.gov

Kansas

State/Year Enacted:

2002

Contact Person/Address:

Bill Dechand 
Application Analyst
 
KS State Board of Healing Arts
800 SW Jackson.
Lower Level - Suite A
Topeka, KS 66612 

Website

Phone: (785) 296-0959
Phone: (785) 296-7413
Fax: (785) 296-0852
Email contact: bdechand@ksbha.ks.gov

Kentucky

State/Year Enacted:

1986

Contact Person/Address:

Jennifer B. Hutcherson
Board Administrator
 
KY Board of Licensure for OT
P.O. Box 1360
Frankfort, KY 40602 

Website

Phone: (502) 782-8807
Fax: (502) 564-4818
Email contact: Jennifer.Hutcherson@ky.gov

Louisiana

State/Year Enacted:

1979

Contact Person/Address:

Elaine Barberot 
Allied Health Supervisor
 
LA State Board of Medical Examiners
630 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA 70130-0250
 
P.O. Box 30250 
New Orleans, LA 70190-0250 

Website

Phone: (504) 568-6820 x 259
Fax: (504) 599-0503 
Email contact: ebarberot@lsbme.la.gov

Maine

State/Year Enacted:

1984

Contact Person/Address:

Cecile Sirois 
Office Specialist I

Dept. of Professional & Financial Regulation
Office of Licensing & Registration
Board of OT Practice, State House Station #35
Augusta, ME 04333 

Website

Phone: (207) 624-8626
Fax: (207) 624-8637 
Email contact: Cecile.Sirois@maine.gov

Maryland

State/Year Enacted:

1977

Contact Person/Address:

Donna Ashman 
Executive Director

MD Board of OT
Spring Grove Hospital Center
Bland Bryant Building, 4th Floor
55 Wade Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21228 

Website

Phone: (410) 402-8556
Fax: (410) 402-8561
Email contact: ashmand@dhmh.state.md.us

Massachusetts

State/Year Enacted:

1983

Contact Person/Address:

Sonia Jordan
Board Administrator

Allied Health Boards
Division of Professional Licensure
1000 Washington Street, 7th Floor
Boston, MA 02118

Website

Phone: (617) 727-0054
Fax: (617) 727-0139
Email contact: Sonia.Jordan@state.ma.us

Michigan

State/Year Enacted:

2009

Contact Person/Address:

State of Michigan
Bureau of Professional Licensing
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
P.O. Box 30670
Lansing, MI 48909

Website

Phone: (517) 335-0918
Email contact: bplhelp@michigan.gov

Minnesota

State/Year Enacted:

2000

Contact Person/Address:

Kimberly Ruberg 
Licensing Administrator 
 
Minnesota Department of Health
Health Occupations Program
P.O. Box 64882
St. Paul, MN 55164-0882

Website

Phone: (651) 201-3725
Fax: (651) 201-3839
Email contact: hop@health.state.mn.us

Mississippi

State/Year Enacted:

1988

Contact Person/Address:

Yolanda Morrow 
Special Projects Officer IV
 
Professional Licensure
MS State Department of Health
570 East Woodrow Wilson 
P. O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215 

Website

Phone: (601) 364-7360
Fax: (601) 364-5057
Email contact: yolanda.morrow@msdh.state.ms.us

Missouri

State/Year Enacted:

1998

Contact Person/Address:

Vanessa Beauchamp 
Executive Director
 
Missouri Board of OT
3605 Missouri Blvd.
P.O. Box 1335
Jefferson City, MO 65109-7111 

Website

Phone: (573) 751-0877
Fax: (573) 526-3489
Email contact: Vanessa.beauchamp@pr.mo.gov

Montana

State/Year Enacted:

1985

Contact Person/Address:

Dennis Clark 
Program Manager
 
Board of OT Practice
PO Box 200513
301 South Park, 4th Floor
Helena, MT 59620-0513

Website

Phone: (406)841-2390 
Fax: (406)841-2305
Email contact: dclark@mt.gov
Email contact: dlibsdotp@mt.gov

Nebraska

State/Year Enacted:

1984

Contact Person/Address:

Jacye Lafayette-Dymacek 
Administrator, Office of Rehabilitation and Community Services 
 
Office of Rehabilitation & Community Services
Licensure Unit - Div. of Public Health
Dept. of Health & Human Services/Regulation & Licensure
Credentialing Division
P.O. Box 94986
Lincoln, NE 68509-4986 

Website

Phone: (402) 471-0153
Fax: (402) 471-3577 
Email contact: jacye.lafayette-dymacek@nebraska.gov

Nevada

State/Year Enacted:

1991

Contact Person/Address:

Loretta Ponton 
Executive Director
 
State of Nevada, Board of OT
P.O. Box 34779
Reno, NV 89533-4779

Website

Phone: (775) 746-4101 or (800) 431-2659
Fax: (775) 746-4105 
Email contact: board@nvot.org

New Hampshire

State/Year Enacted:

1977

Contact Person/Address:

Jennifer Hackett
Executive Secretary

Office of Licensed Allied Health Professionals
Philbrook Building
121 South Fruit Street
Concord, NH  03301

Website

Phone: (603) 271-8353
Fax: (603) 271-6702
Email contact: Jennifer.Hackett@nh.gov

New Jersey

State/Year Enacted:

1993

Contact Person/Address:

Laura Anderson 
Executive Director

Advisory Council of OT
124 Halsey Street, 6th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102 

Website

Phone: (973) 504-6570
Fax: (973) 648-3536
Email contact: andersonl@dca.lps.state.nj.us


 

New Mexico

State/Year Enacted:

1983

Contact Person/Address:

Teresa Ortega 
Acting Board Administrator
 
Boards and Commissions
Regulation and Licensing Department
NM Board of Examiners for Occupational Therapy
P.O. Box 25101
Santa Fe, NM 87505 

Website

Phone: (505) 476-4596
Fax: (505) 476-4645
Email contact: occupationaltherapy@state.nm.us
Email contact: savana.simbola@state.nm.us

New York

State/Year Enacted:

1975

Contact Person/Address:

James Hinds
Executive Secretary

NY State Education Department
Division of Professional Licensing Services
Office of the Professions
Processing Unit 3 - OT & OTA
89 Washington Ave., Unit 3
Albany, NY 12234-1000 

Website

Phone: (518) 474-3817 x 100 (call for application)
Fax: (518) 486-4846
Email contact: otbd@mail.nysed.gov

North Carolina

State/Year Enacted:

1984

Contact Person/Address:

Elizabeth Kirk 
Administrator
 
NC Board of OT
P.O. Box 2280
Raleigh, NC 27602 

Website

Phone: (919) 832-1380
Fax: (919) 833-1059
Email contact: administrator@ncbot.org

North Dakota

State/Year Enacted:

1983

Contact Person/Address:

Jacinda Simmons
Administrative Assistant
 
ND State Board of OT Practice
P.O. Box 4005
Bismarck, ND 58502-4005 

Website

Phone: (701) 250-0847
Fax: (701) 224-9824 
Email contact: ndotboard@aptnd.com

Ohio

State/Year Enacted:

1976

Contact Person/Address:

Tony Tanner
Executive Director
 
Ohio OT, PT & AT Board
77 South High Street, 16th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215-6108 

Website

Phone: (614) 466-3474
Fax: (614) 995-0816
Email contact: board@otptat.ohio.gov

Oklahoma

State/Year Enacted:

1984

Contact Person/Address:

Teresa Mitchell 
Director of Licensing
 
OK State Board of Medical Licensure & Supervision
101 NE 51st Street
PO Box 18256
Oklahoma City, OK 73105 

Website

Phone: (405) 962-1400 ext. 113
Fax: (405) 962-1440
Email contact: tmitchell@okmedicalboard.org

Oregon

State/Year Enacted:

1977

Contact Person/Address:

Nancy Schuberg 
Executive Director
 
OR OT Licensing Board
800 NE Oregon St, Suite 407
Portland, OR 97232 

Website

Phone: (971) 673-0198
Fax: (971) 673-0226
Email contact: nancy.schuberg@state.or.us

Pennsylvania

State/Year Enacted:

1982

Contact Person/Address:

Carol Niner
Board Administrator

State Board of OT, Education and Licensure
2601 North 3rd Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110
P.O. Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649 

Website

Phone: (717) 783-1389
Fax: (717) 787-7769
Email contact: st-occupational@pa.gov

Puerto Rico

State/Year Enacted:

1968

Contact Person/Address:

Ernesto Cabellero-Del Valle
Executive Director

Office of Regulations & Certification of Health Professionals
Department of Health Call Box 10200 
Santurce, PR 00908-0200

Phone: (787) 999-8989 ext. 6577 or 6579
Email contact: ecaballero@salud.gov.pr

Rhode Island

State/Year Enacted:

1984

Contact Person/Address:

Dorothy Ola 
Licensing Aid

Division of Health Professionals Regulation
3 Capitol Hill, Room 104
Providence, RI 02908-5097 

Website

Phone: (401) 222-4972
Fax: (401) 222-1272
Email contact: dorothy.ola@health.ri.gov

South Carolina

State/Year Enacted:

1977

Contact Person/Address:

Mack Williams 
Board Assistant
 
SC Occupational Therapy Board
P.O. Box 11329
Columbia, SC 29211-1329 

Website

Phone: (803) 896-4683
Fax: (803) 896-4719
Email contact: Mack.williams@llr.sc.gov

South Dakota

State/Year Enacted:

1986

Contact Person/Address:

SD Board of Medical & Osteopathic Examiners
101 N. Main Avenue, Suite 301
Sioux Falls, SD 57104 

Website

Phone: (605) 367-7781
Fax: (605) 367-7786
Email contact: sdbmoe@state.sd.us

Tennessee

State/Year Enacted:

1983

Contact Person/Address:

Michael Sobowale 
Administrative Director
 
TN Board of OT Examiners
665 Mainstream Drive, 2nd Floor
Nashville, TN  37243

Website

Phone: (615) 770-3803
Fax: (615) 253-8724 
Email contact: Michael.sobowale@tn.gov

Texas

State/Year Enacted:

1983

Contact Person/Address:

Lea Weiss 
Occupational Therapy Coordinator
Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners
Executive Council of PT and OT Examiners 
333 Guadalupe, Suite #2-510
Austin, TX 78701-3942 

Website

Phone: (512) 305-6900
Fax: (512) 305-6951
Email contact: lea@ptot.texas.gov

Utah

State/Year Enacted:

1977

Contact Person/Address:

Suzette Farmer
Bureau Manager
 
Division of Occupational & Professional Licensing
160 East 300 South
P.O. Box 146741
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6741 

Website

Phone: (801) 530-6789 
Fax: (801) 530-6511
Email contact: sfarmer@utah.gov

Vermont

State/Year Enacted:

2002

Contact Person/Address:

Judith Griffen
Administrative Assistant

Occupational Therapy Advisory Board
Office of Professional Regulation
89 Main Street, 3rd Floor
Montpelier, VT 05620-3402 

Website

Phone: (802) 828-3228
Fax: (802) 828-2465
Email contactjgriffen@sec.state.vt.us

Virginia

State/Year Enacted:

1998

Contact Person/Address:

ShaRon Clanton 
Licensing Specialist
 
VA Board of Medicine
Perimeter Center
Suite 300
9960 Mayland Drive
Richmond, VA 23233

Website

Phone: (804) 367-4501
Fax: (804) 527-4426 
Email contact: ShaRon.Clanton@dhp.virginia.gov

Washington

State/Year Enacted:

1984

Contact Person/Address:

Kathy Weed 
Program Manager
 
Washington State Department of Health
Occupational Therapy Practice Board
PO Box 47852
Olympia, WA 98504

Website

Phone: (360) 236-4883
Fax: (360) 236-4909
Email contact: Kathy.weed@doh.wa.gov

West Virginia

State/Year Enacted:

1978

Contact Person/Address:

Vonda Malnikoff 
Executive Secretary
WV Board of OT
1063 Maple Dr Suite 4B
Morgantown, WV 26505 

Website

Phone: (304) 285-3150
Fax: (304) 285-3150
Email contact: vmalnikoff@wvbot.org

Wisconsin

State/Year Enacted:

2000

Contact Person/Address:

Brittany Grunewald
License/Permit Program Associate
 
State of WI Dept. of Reg. & Licensing
P.O. Box 8935
Madison, WI 53708-8935 

Website

Phone: (608) 266-2112
Fax: (608) 261-7083
Email contact: DSPSCREDMedBdAffiliates@wi.gov

Wyoming

State/Year Enacted:

1991

Contact Person/Address:

Vickie L. Spires 
Occupational Licensing Officer
 
Wyoming Board of OT
6101 Yellowstone Road, Suite 501
Cheyenne, WY 82002 

Website

Phone: (307) 777-7764
Fax: (307) 777-3314
Email contact: Vickie.spires@wyo.gov