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Red Lake's Martera Nelson appointed to Minnesota Board of Social Work

With a term effective June 22, 2022, and expiring Jan. 5, 2026, Nelson’s duties will include promoting and protecting public health, safety and welfare through the licensure and regulation of people who practice social work in the state.

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ST. PAUL — Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan recently announced the appointment of Red Lake's Martera Nelson to the Minnesota State Board of Social Work.

With a term effective June 22, 2022, and expiring Jan. 5, 2026, Nelson’s duties will include promoting and protecting public health, safety and welfare through the licensure and regulation of people who practice social work in the state, a release said.

Nelson is a licensed social worker who will be replacing Mary Walsh on the board.

According to the release, Walz and Flanagan also announced appointments to the Board of Medical Practice, Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission, Board on Aging, Board of Accountancy, Commission on National and Community Service, Board of Pharmacy and the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Information Advisory Group.

More information can be found on the Minnesota Secretary of State’s website at sos.state.mn.us.

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