Idaho State Board of Architectural Examiners
Bureau of Occupational Licenses
1109 Main Street, Suite 220
Boise, Idaho 83702-5642
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Meeting called to order at 9:00 a.m. by Raymond Hudson, Board Chair.

ROLL CALL: Present – Raymond Hudson, Chair; R. Alan Giltzow; R.G. Nelson; Ronald Bevans; Nicholas Latham; Stan Cole

ALSO PRESENT: Thomas Limbaugh, Bureau Chief; Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney (via telephone); John Kersey, Chief Investigator

Motion by Mr. Nelson that minutes of the December 18, 2000 meeting be approved as submitted.

Seconded by Mr. Bevans, carried.

Mr. Limbaugh discussed the financial report with the Board. WCARB was discussed and the type of financial assistance expected of the Board, including a "sample bag" for each conference participant, and metal Idaho pins if available. Moved by Mr. Bevans that the financial report be approved. Seconded by Mr. Cole, carried. Discussion was held on raising the daily honorarium fee to $75.00. Mr. Limbaugh stated that he is putting together the language that would accomplish the increase. Mr. Limbaugh discussed the correspondence he has received from applicant AR83100TAR and distributed copies of his draft response to NCARB for the Board to review. Moved by Mr. Giltzow that the draft letter to Marcia Sherrick be approved and mailed to NCARB with a copy to be placed in the applicants file. Seconded by Mr. Bevans, carried.

Mr. Kersey discussed the investigative report with the Board. There were ten complaints filed in the year 2000 with four still under investigation and one new complaint so far this year. Mr. Kersey distributed a letter received from a licensee indicating that his NCARB certificate had been revoked and requesting an inactive status on his Idaho license. Moved by Mr. Bevans that Mr. Giltzow present the information received to the professional conduct meeting at NCARB, and that a letter be sent to the licensee advising that Idaho does not have an inactive status license and explain the rules pertaining to expiration of licenses. Seconded by Mr. Cole, carried.

A sample professional reference form was distributed for Board review. The Board recommended changes that were made during the course of the discussion. Moved by Mr. Bevans that the professional reference form be utilized in the application process for both examination and endorsement. The form will be sent from the Bureau to the references listed on the application. Seconded by Mr. Latham, carried.

Mentoring/IDP program was discussed. It was determined that for a list of candidates in the IDP program the Bureau must contact Thomas Ensley who will in turn contact Sonia Spitzer at NCARB for the list. Discussion was held on how often the list is updated and what type of program the Board could implement to assist the mentors in their training of interns.

Update on the Interior Architecture Design program. The program building at U of I does not use the word "Architecture". A search of their web page indicated that the course is titled "Interior Design". Mr. Giltzow will speak with Bob Baron from the University and will ask him to sent a letter to the Board, informing of what they have done to remove the word "architecture" from their Interior Design program.

Mr. Hudson read a letter that was received from Brian Pitcher of the U of I regarding the selection committee for a new Dean of Architecture. Mr. Hudson will respond to Mr. Pitcher making a formal request for a member of the Board to have a seat on the selection committee. The full Board would like to meet with the committee when they come to Boise.

Discussion was held on holding the September meeting in Coeur d’Alene. It was determined that the May 18 th meeting will be held in Coeur d’Alene, and that the September meeting will be held in Boise on September 14, 2001 in conjunction with the A.I.A.’s 50 th anniversary. Moved by Mr. Cole that rental cars be authorized for the Board at the meeting in May. Seconded by Mr. Giltzow, carried.

Letter from Royal Shields was read. The Bureau will send copies of the Architecture laws and rules to Bonne r County Commissioners and the City of Sandpoint building official.

Moved by Mr. Giltzow that the Board and a Bureau administrator travel to Seattle June 20-23, 2001 for the NCARB meeting and that the Board be reimbursed for expenses including rental car. Seconded by Mr. Bevans, carried. Discussion was held on the June NCARB meeting.

Application files were reviewed.

Meeting adjourned at 2:15 p.m.


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