Board Member Vacancy

The Maryland Department of Health(MDH) is accepting nominees for the following seats on the state Board of Social Work Examiners as noted in the Code of Maryland, Health Occupations 19-202:
The following seats are open for nominations:
  • A licensed master social worker at the time of appointment
  • A licensed bachelor social worker

To ensure that the appointment is completed in time for submission to the Senate during the 2020 Legislative Session, the MDH requests submission of nominees for both seats by November 8, 2019.
The Governor's Appointment Office (GAO) now requires all nominees to submit their application documents using the link on the GAO website at
During the application process, the nominee will be asked to upload their resume and complete an Appointment Exemption Disclosure (AED) form.
Any licensed social worker at the LBSW or LMSW level who provides a statement of nomination signed by at least 15 social workers licensed in the State can apply.

For general information, please visit the Board Membership Information