Practicing Across State Lines: Updates on Interstate Licensure Compacts

Panelists will provide an overview of the importance of licensure compacts, share legislative updates regarding licensure compacts, discuss overarching issues with licensure compacts and highlight examples demonstrating how expedited licensure processes have allowed health professional to extend their reach by leveraging telemedicine.

Moderator: Kyle Zebley, ATA Public Policy Director


Janet Orwig, PSYPACT, Executive Director
Janet Orwig, MBA, CAE in her position with the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards
(ASPPB) serves as the Associate Executive Officer for Member Services and PSYPACT Executive Director. Janet plays an integral part in the development of new services and programs, securing and managing large government grants and furthering member relations. She is responsible for monitoring state regulatory and legislative actions and overseeing member services for ASPPB including mobility initiatives, the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact (PSYPACT), the Psychology Licensure Universal System (PLUS), the Disciplinary Data System (DDS), model documents, and the ASPPB website and listservs. Her 25-year career in association management includes experience in customer service, communications, public relations, advocacy, strategic planning, leadership development and project and program management. Janet earned her Paralegal Certificate and Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Huntingdon College and her MBA from the University of Phoenix. She is a Certified Association Executive.

Nicole Livanos, National Council of State Board of Nursing, Associate Director of Legislative Affairs
Nicole Livanos is the Associate Director of State Advocacy and Legislative Affairs at NCSBN. In her role, Nicole leads the NursingAmerica campaign to remove statutory barriers for APRNs and also works collaboratively on the APRN Compact campaign. Before arriving at NCSBN, Nicole received a Juris Doctor and Masters in Public Policy from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. While in law school, Nicole clerked for the Uniform Law Commission, Illinois Office of the Attorney General, and Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing. Nicole served as the Executive Editor of Loyola’s Public Interest Law Reporter. Prior to law school, Nicole was a Research and Appropriations Staffer for the Illinois Speaker of the House where she focused on state revenue policy and legislation.
Twitter: @aprncompact and @ncsbn

Quinn Shean, Tusk Strategies, Managing Director