May 5 2021 CALM Legislative Volunteer confirmation

Thank you for advocating in support of a California Licensed Midwife Board.

The Joint Sunset Review Oversight Hearing for the Medical Board of California is scheduled for May 5th beginning at 9am.

Here is the call-in information for public comments and the agenda given to us by committee staff:

"Public comment may be provided by phoning 1-844-291-4185 and entering the access code 6477500."

Joint Sunset Review Oversight Hearing
Senate Committee on Business, Professions, and Economic Development and
Assembly Committee on Business and Professions
Senator Richard D. Roth and Assemblymember Evan Low
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
9:00 a.m. – State Capitol, Senate Chamber



A. Overview of the Board and Discussion of Board Operations and Identified Issues
Kristina Lawson, JD, Board President
Dr. Howard Krauss, MD, Board Vice President
William Prasifka, Executive Director
Reji Varghese, Deputy Director
Marina O’Connor, Chief of Licensing
Kerrie Webb, Staff Counsel

B. Professional Groups, Organizations, and Individuals

Additionally, here is information and instructions about participating during the public comments (Part B.)

The message is simple: State your name and “I am calling in to ask that language creating a Licensed Midwife Board be included in the Medical Board of California Sunset Review bill.”

It is advised that folks planning to make public comment also listen in via the phone number starting at 9am. If you cannot be on the phone for the 2 to 3 hours watch for an email (if you registered to volunteer by midnight 5/4/2021) from us when the public comment period has started.


CALM Legislative Advocacy Team


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