Idaho State Board of Acupuncture
Bureau of Occupational Licenses
1109 Main Street, Suite 220
Boise, Idaho 83702-5642

(208) 334-3233

Minutes of October 25, 2002

 

ROLL CALL:      Therese Hahn, Chair

                           John Downey

                           Jean Kuty

                            Rosemary Yocum

                            Rand Peebles

 

ALSO PRESENT:    Rayola Jacobsen, Bureau Chief

                                 Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney

                                 Cherie Simpson

 

The meeting was called to order at 9:35 a.m. by Chair, Therese Hahn.   

Ms. Hahn introduced Rosemary Yocum as the board member appointed to replace Maggie Blair. 

Moved by Mr. Peebles to approve the minutes of July 26, 2002 as submitted (with suggested revisions).  Seconded by Ms. Kuty, carried. 

Ms. Jacobsen reported the status of the proposed legislation.  The renewal date change legislation is currently in RS (routing slip) form.  She gave a brief summary of the legislative process.  The Boards’ proposed laws and rules were reviewed.  Ms. Jacobsen also reported the cost effective changes done in regards to the Boardroom and examination room use.  Ms. Jacobsen announced that Dee Ann Randall has retired from the Bureau after 29 years of dedicated service and that her position will be filled in a short time. 

Ms. Jacobsen presented the financial report.  As of 9/30/02 the Board had a cash balance of $47, 271.34 with a budget balance of $19,722.20.

Ms. Jacobsen presented the investigative report.  There are currently three complaints, one is under investigation, and two are under legal review.  Moved by Mr. Peebles that Board go into executive session to discuss potential litigation with legal counsel.  Seconded by Ms. Kuty, carried. 

Mr. Hales addressed the agenda item pertaining to Judy Kay Carter and reconsideration of practice status.  Moved by Mr. Peebles that the Board adjourn into executive session to discuss application matters not subject to public disclosure.  Seconded by Ms. Yocum, carried.  Moved Mr. Peebles to adjourn from executive session into regular session.  Seconded by Ms. Kuty, carried. 

The Board reviewed the web page and the applications available on the web.  A review was done of the technician information that is posted.  The Board approved the information available.  A review was done of the technician information that is available on the web.  The Board approved the information that was available.  Moved by Ms. Yocum that the Bureau be instructed to add information for the Idaho Acupuncture Association to the Bureau web site as a link.  Seconded by Ms. Kuty, carried. 

Discussion was held on the inclusion of Asian Body Workers as a license under the Acupuncture board and the curriculum from Wellspring School of Asian Body Work.  Moved by Ms. Yocum that Mr. Hales be directed to respond to the request and that the Board review the response prior to mailing.  Seconded by Ms. Kuty, carried. 

Web page for Helms Medical was reviewed at the request of Dr. Spencer. The Board requested that the Bureau draft a letter requesting additional information, i.e. syllabus, didactic, clinical, case studies required. 

Discussion was held on Continuing Education requirements. 

Moved by Ms. Yocum that Board adjourn into executive session to discuss matters not subject to public disclosure.  Seconded by Dr. Downey.  Moved by Ms. Yocum that Board adjourn from executive session into regular session.  Seconded by Ms. Kuty, carried. 

Discussion was held on the logistics of the renewal date change upon passage of the proposed legislation and the continuing education for the first year.  The Bureau will submit information in the form of an article for the acupuncture newsletter.   

Upon approval of the Board, the following licenses were issued:

        Jon Paul Morse - ACU-147

        Pamela Langenderfer - ACU-148

        Alexander S. Giltinan, Jr. - ACU-149

Next meeting will be held January 31, 2003. 

Moved by Dr. Downey to adjourn.  Seconded by Ms. Kuty, carried. 


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