Idaho State Board of Architectural Examiners
MINUTES OF February 11, 2000
ROLL CALL: R. G. Nelson, Chair; Ronald Bevans; Alan Giltzow; Raymond Hudson; James McLaughlin; Stan Cole (via telephone)
ALSO PRESENT: Thomas E. Limbaugh, Bureau Chief; Budd A. Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief; Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney; Cherie Simpson, Administrative Assistant I
Meeting called to order at 9:05 a.m.
Moved by Mr. Hudson that the minutes of 11/5/99 meeting be approved as completed. Seconded by Mr. Bevans, carried.
Moved by Mr. Bevans that the chairman of the Board be issued a phone calling card to be used for Board business. Seconded by Mr. McLaughlin, carried.
Moved by Mr. McLaughlin that the contract from NCARB giving them the authority to approve candidates for examination be declined. Seconded by Mr. Giltzow, carried.
Discussion was held on whether an architect without a degree can count any work experience, which is supervised by an engineer, toward the eight years of experience requirement. Mr. Hudson will review experience requirement guidelines from NCARB and other sources and will report his findings to the Board at their next meeting.
Discussion was held on the University of Idahoís Interior architecture Design degree. The Board agreed that, with the minimal response form the University and the Department of Education, the Board will write a final letter to those concerned on the issue. Moved by Mr. Giltzow that Roger Hales draft a letter to the State Board of Education stating that any graduate who chooses to use the term architect in any advertisements, promotions, etc is in violation of Idaho Code. This draft will need to be reviewed by the Board and will be signed by all members of the Board. Seconded by Mr. Cole, carried. Mr. Giltzow and Mr. Cole will attend the state meetings for Interior Design associations.
ELECTION OF OFFICERS
Moved by Mr. McLaughlin that Mr. Gilzow be Chairman, Mr. Hudson be Vice-Chairman, and Mr. Cole be Secretary. Seconded by Mr. Bevans, carried.
Moved by Mr. McLaughlin that Board and Mr. Limbaugh be reimbursed for lodging, meals, rental car and paid honorarium for the WCARB meeting in Sante Fe, NM, March 30, 2000.
Seconded by Mr. Bevans.
Mr. Nelson gave a report on the NCARB meeting in Atlanta. The delegates chose the top ten items that they felt NCARB should improve. 1. Testing; 2. Enforcement of Architect issues; 3. Improving NCARBís Board functions without being bureaucratic. 4. Electronic technology task force; 5. Practice analysis task force; 6. Continuing Education; 7. Study IDP process; 8. Marketing NCARB services; and 9. Further explore ways to evaluate experience in lieu of formal education.
Moved by Mr. Bevans that Board go into executive session to discuss personnel issues.
Seconded by Mr. Giltzow, carried.
Moved by Mr. Bevans to come out of executive session. Seconded by Mr. Hudson, carried.
Moved by Mr. McLaughlin that the Board outline the procedures for selecting names to be sent to the Governors office when terms of Board members expire to the state AIA chapters. The information will be compiled at the May meeting. Seconded by Mr. Bevans, carried.
Mr. Gilzow presented Mr. McLaughlin with an engraved vase in appreciation of the time and dedication that he has given the profession for serving as a member of the Board.
The application for licensure was discussed. The Board recommended that the application be revised to include three references from Architects.
Break for lunch at 12:00. Reconvened at 1:20 p.m.
Discussion was held on intern architects and clarifying the title in laws or rules. They will discuss this issue with Mr. Hales at the next meeting. The Board feels that law or rule should allow interns to be referred as "architectural intern" or "intern architect," as NCARB uses these terms.
NEXT MEETINGS SCHEDULED
Moved by Mr. Giltzow that the September 21, 2000 meeting be held in Sun Valley. Seconded by Mr. Bevans, carried.
Moved by Mr. Giltzow that the next meeting be scheduled for May 5, 2000 in Boise. Seconded by Mr. Bevans, carried.
Moved by Mr. Giltzow that the Board and Mr. Limbaugh be reimbursed honorarium, lodging, meals and travel for attendance at the NCARB meeting in Chicago in June. Seconded by Mr. Hudson, carried.
Moved by Mr. Hudson that the Board adjourn at 2:15 p.m. Seconded by Mr. Giltzow, carried.
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