Kansas Boards and Commissions

Board of Examiners in Fitting and Dispensing of Hearing Instruments

Statute:                                   K.S.A. 74-5802

Governor Appoints:              5

Number of Members:           5

Length of Term:                     Three Years

Frequency of Meetings:       Twice a Year

Pay/Compensation:               K.S.A. 75-3223

SSI Required:                          Yes

Senate Confirmed:                 No

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The Board of Examiners for Hearing Aids regulates the licensing of examiners and market of hearing aids. One member from a list of three nominated by the Kansas Hearing Aid Association and one member from a list of three nominated by the Kansas Speech Language and Hearing Association, both of which are licensed in the state as hearing instrument fitters and dispensers. One licensed hearing instrument fitter and dispenser who is not an audiologist. Two public members who are not currently engaged in the practice of fitting and dispensing hearing instruments. All members are appointed by the Governor for a term of three years.


Statutory Requirement:                                                                                              Term Expires:

KS Hearing Aid Association Nominee                                                                                 6/30/2020

KS Speech Language and Hearing Association Nominee                                                  6/30/2018

Licensed in Fitting and Dispensing, non-audiologist                                                           6/30/2020

Public Member                                                                                                                     6/30/2018

Public Member                                                                                                                     6/30/2020

Updated: 5/18/2018