IDAHO BOARD OF ACUPUNCTURE

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0063 

 

Conference Call Minutes of 8/12/2010

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: John Downey - Chair

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Rho Zaragoza

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Charles W. Raymond

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Naomi L.Brownson

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Donessa Horsewood

 

 

BUREAU STAFF: ††††††††††††††††††††††††† Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Karl Klein, Administrative Attorney

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Cherie Simpson, Management Assistant

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Marilyn London, Technical Records Specialist I

 

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The meeting was called to order at 9:05 AM MDT by John Downey.

 

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

The Board reviewed the June 3, 2010 Board meeting minutes. It was moved by Ms. Brownson to approve the June 3, 2010 minutes. Seconded by Mr. Raymond, motion carried.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Cory reported that the Bureau is looking at using outside counsel for prosecutorial legal services because the Attorney Generalís Office has notified the Bureau that it will no longer be able to provide the level of service it has in the past.

 

FINANCIALREPORT

 

Ms. Hall presented the financial report which indicated a balance of $131,481.64 as of July 31, 2010.

 

RENEWAL CONTRACT

 

Ms. Hall presented the 2011 Renewal Contract Addendum. It was moved by Mr. Raymond that the Board approve the contract and authorize the Chair to sign on behalf of the Board. Seconded by Ms. Brownson, motion carried.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Peel presented the investigative report.

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION SETTLEMENT ORDER

 

Ms. Peel presented a Continuing Education Settlement Order for case ACU-2010-3. It was moved by Mr. Raymond that the Board accept the Continuing Education Settlement Order for case ACU-2010-3 and authorize the Chair to sign on behalf of the Board. Seconded by Ms. Brownson, motion carried.

 

Ms. Peel presented a memo on case ACU-1010-4 for the Boardís guidance. The Board directed that the Attorney Generalís Office proceeds with the case.

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

PROPOSED LAW CHANGE

 

The Board reviewed the proposed law change. It was moved by Mr. Raymond that the Board approve the proposed law change and submit it for the 2011 Legislative Session and send a copy to the Acupuncture Association. Seconded by Ms. Brownson, motion carried. Mr. Zaragoza voted nay. The proposed law change is regarding adding a trainee permit.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

REFUND REQUEST

 

The Board reviewed a letter from Geoffrey Hicks requesting a refund of the technician application and license fees. It was moved by Mr. Raymond that the Board approve the refund of the original license fee.Seconded by Ms. Brownson, motion carried.

 

CE COURSES

 

The Board reviewed a continuing education audit. It was moved by Mr. Zaragoza to send the continuing education audit to investigation. Seconded by Ms. Horsewood, motion carried. Mr. Raymond voted nay.

 

The Board reviewed a continuing education audit. It was moved by Mr. Raymond that the Board send the continuing education audit to investigation. Seconded by Ms. Brownson, motion carried.

 

APPLICATIONS

 

The Board reviewed applications. It was moved by Mr. Raymond that the Board deny the certification application of Jason Welker because the application did not meet the requirements per Rule 200.02.d. Seconded by Ms. Brownson, motion carried.

 

It was moved by Mr. Raymond to approve Janet Lee, Soraya Maleki, and Gregory Lewerenz for licensure. Seconded by Ms. Horsewood, motion carried.

 

NEXT MEETING

 

The Board scheduled its next meeting for October 15, 2010 at 10:00 AM MDT.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

It was moved by Ms. Horsewood that the meeting adjourn at 10:30 AM MDT. Seconded by Mr. Raymond, motion carried.

 

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John Downey, Chair†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Rho Zaragoza

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Charles W. Raymond†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Naomi L.Brownson

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Tana Cory, Bureau Chief