The 15-member Medical Board of California unanimously elected Long Beach 5th District Councilmember Gerrie Schipske as its vice president during its Oct. 26 quarterly meeting. Schipske, who is serving in her second term as the appointee of the Senate Rules Committee, had just completed her term as Secretary of the Board.
“This is a hard-working regulatory board that is dedicated to the protection of the consumer,” Schipske said. “I am very honored to have the support of my colleagues to serve as vice president for the coming year.” Schipske is the first and only registered nurse to serve on a state medical board.
The executive officers of the Medical Board of California also include Dr. Sharon Levine as president and Dr. Silvia Diego as secretary.
Source: 5th District Council office