G.L. c. 112, § 263 creates a 12-member advisory council to advise DPL on matters relating to the oversight of private occupational schools. Persons interested in serving on the advisory council are advised to review the relevant section of the law, G.L. c. 112, § 263(r), and to submit a resume and letter of interest to Mark Kmetz, Director of the Division of Professional Licensure, c/o firstname.lastname@example.org.
Composition of the Advisory Council
G.L. c. 112, § 263(r) sets out the composition requirements of the Advisory Council, as follows:
There shall be, within the division, an advisory council on private occupational schools which shall be comprised of 12 members:
- 1 of whom shall be the state auditor, or a designee;
- 1 of whom shall be the secretary of education, or a designee,
- 1 of whom shall be the secretary of labor and workforce development, or a designee;
- 1 of whom shall be the undersecretary of the office of consumer affairs and business regulation, or a designee; and
- 8 persons to be appointed by the director of the division:
- 1 of whom shall be the president of the Massachusetts association of private career schools, or a designee,
- 1 of whom shall be a president of a non-profit private occupational school and
- 6 of whom shall have knowledge and understanding of the fiscal, educational, workforce development and consumer protection issues relating to post-secondary education.