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Effective October 14, 2013, the Board office is located at:

200 E. Grand, Ste. 350

Des Moines, IA  50309


Telephone and facsimile numbers have also changed:


Lori SchraderBachar, Board Administrator    (515) 725-9030

Jennifer Morrison, Licensing Specialist          (515) 725-9021

Fax                                                                       (515) 725-9032



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