Micah T. Matthews, MPA CPMWashington Medical Commission

Micah Matthews started with the state nursing board as an intern in 2009 and has held the position of Deputy Executive and Legislative Director since 2014. His areas of focus with the Commission include but are not limited to licensing, education, telemedicine, policy, communications and media, opioids, quality improvement, and outreach. Micah is a frequent presenter at state and national conferences for a range of issues on behalf of the Commission.Micah participates in multiple industry groups including the Council of Licensure, Enforcement, and Regulation (CLEAR), on which he served as Chair administrative and legislative committees. He is currently serving on the CLEAR Board of Directors and is the Program Committee Chair for the September 2018 international educational conference in Philadelphia, PA.Micah served as a member of the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) workgroup on Marijuana and Medical Regulation and practitioner use policies, both of which were adopted by the House of Delegates in 2016. He serves on the FSMB audit committee for 2016-2018 and is a member of the Board Executive Advisory Committee for 2017-2018, which is tasked with revising the FSMB model medical practice act.