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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:

Cory Everett 
Deputy Director for Programs and Policy
Interim Program Director for Mental Health Boards
 
Colorado Dept. of Regulatory Agencies
Division of Professions and Occupations
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80202 

Website

Phone: (303) 984-2465
Fax: (303) 869-0300
Email contact: Cory.everett@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:

Mary Melvin 
Administrative Specialist II

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

Website

Phone: (302) 744-4519
Fax: (302) 739-2711
Email contact: Mary.melvin@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:

Kelly Walls
Acting 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: kelly.walls@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