IDAHO BOARD OF ACUPUNCTURE

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

Boise, ID 83702-5642 

 

Board Meeting Minutes of 6/3/2010

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  John Downey - Chair

                                                             Rho Zaragoza

                                                             Charles W. Raymond

                                                             Donessa L. Horsewood

                                                             Naomi L.  Brownson

 

 

BUREAU STAFF:                           Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                            Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

                                                            Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager

                                                            Karl Klein, Administrative Attorney

                                                            Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney

                                                            Marilyn London, Technical Records Specialist I

 

                       

The meeting was called to order at 9:00 AM MDT by John Downey.

 

AGENDA

 

Ms. Brownson moved amend the agenda to add correspondence, per Idaho Code 67-2344 (4) (c) because the letter was just received in the mail. Seconded by Mr. Raymond, motion carried.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

The Board reviewed the April 23, 2010 Board meeting minutes. It was moved by Ms. Brownson to approve the April 23, 2010 minutes. Seconded by Mr. Raymond, motion carried.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Cory reported to the Board that the Bureau will be moving June 19th to new office space.

 

FINANCIALREPORT

 

Ms. Hall presented the financial report which indicated a balance of $131,991.25 as of May 31, 2010.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Cory presented the investigative report.

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION SETTLEMENT ORDER

 

Ms. Peel presented a Continuing Education Settlement Order for case ACU-2009-1.  It was moved by Mr. Raymond that the Board accept the Continuing Education Settlement Order for case ACU-2009-1 and authorize the Chair to sign on behalf of the Board. Seconded by Ms. Brownson, motion carried.

 

Ms. Peel presented a letter from Veronica Rheinhart regarding case ACU-2010-3. It was moved by Ms. Brownson that the Board waive the $250.00 fine and accept the $100.00 fee and approve the continuing education that she has completed. Seconded by Ms. Horsewood, motion carried.

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

PROPOSED LAW CHANGE

 

Mr. Hales reviewed with the Board the subcommittee’s draft of the proposed law changes. It was moved by Mr. Raymond that the Board approve the proposed law with the changes made by the Board. Seconded by Ms. Brownson, motion carried. The changes included adding a trainee permit. The proposal will be sent to Board members so they can start discussing it with interested parties.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

NEXT MEETING

 

The Board scheduled a conference call meeting for August 12, 2010 at 9:00 AM MDT. Ms. Brownson shared with the Board that her term ends June 30, 2010 and she does not plan on seeking another term.

 

RENEWAL FORMS

 

Ms. Hall presented copies of the renewal forms for the Board to review. It was moved by Mr. Raymond to change the language on the renewal forms regarding the continuing education question, to help clarify that the continuing education must be completed prior to renewing the license. Seconded by Ms. Brownson, motion carried.

           

CORRESPONDENCE

 

The Board reviewed a letter from Monica Perrier regarding offering AcuDetox protocol at a Stress Management Wellness Center. It was moved by Ms. Brownson that the Board direct Mr. Klein to respond to the letter as directed by the Board. Seconded by Mr. Raymond, motion carried.

 

Mr. Zaragoza requested to add on the next face-to-face Board meeting the discussion of The National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA), a training and advocacy organization which encourages wellness through the use of a standardized auricular acupuncture for behavioral health, etc.

 

APPLICATIONS

 

It was moved by Mr. Raymond that the Board issue an acupuncture certification license to Joseph Nalbone. Seconded by Ms. Brownson, motion carried.

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION AUDITS

 

The Board reviewed the continuing education audits.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

It was moved by Ms. Brownson that the meeting adjourn at 11:15 AM MDT. Seconded by Mr. Raymond, motion carried.

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John Downey, Chair                                         Rho Zaragoza

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Charles W. Raymond                                       Donessa L. Horsewood

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Naomi L.  Brownson                                        Tana Cory, Bureau Chief