Idaho State Board of Architectural Examiners
Bureau of Occupational Licenses
1109 Main Street, Suite 220
Boise, Idaho 83702-5642
(208) 334-3233

Minutes of OCTOBER 5, 2001

ROLL CALL: Present – Raymond Hudson; R.G. Nelson; Nicholas Latham; Alan Giltzow; Nels Reese; Stan Cole

ALSO PRESENT: Cherie Simpson, Secretary; Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney; Tom Ensley, IDP Cooridinator

The meeting was called to order by Chairman Raymond Hudson at 9:00 a.m. in the Conference room of the Bureau of Occupational Licenses.

Moved by Mr. Giltzow to approve minutes of May 18, 2001 meeting as submitted.

Seconded by Mr. Cole, carried. Moved by Mr. Nelson to approve minutes of the June 27, 2001 conference call as submitted. Seconded by Mr. Latham, carried.

Moved by Mr. Nelson that Board adopt a policy that all licensed architects are to be notified of any changes or additions to the Architect Laws and Rules to be sent with annual renewal notices. Seconded by Mr. Cole. Discussion held. Moved by Mr. Nelson that motion be amended that notification is to be sent out immediately to all licensed architects, NCARB, and Idaho chapter of American Institute of Architects of the changes made this year and thereafter to be sent with renewal notices. Seconded by Mr. Cole, carried.

Discussion was held on the new Law and Rule changes which became effective July 1, 2001.

Tom Ensley, State Coordinator for Intern Development Program, met with the Board. Mr. Ensley reported to the Board on the status of the program in Idaho. The Board explained that they would like to help this educational program if needed. They requested that Mr. Ensley send a request to the Board for consideration of any assistance they may be for the program.

Next meeting date was set for December 7, 2001.

Mr. Nelson gave a report on the continuing education requirements for consideration in Idaho. The Continuing Education would be based on AIA guidelines and accreditation. Credits required nationwide range from 8 to 12 credits per year. Credits would be in seminars dealing with public health and safety issues. Mr. Nelson did a survey of the North Idaho Chapter of AIA which included 48 me mbers. There were 14 responses from the survey, of these 13 were for continuing education; 1 was against. Mr. Hales explained the process for changing the laws and rules to mandate continuing education.

He outlined the time frame as follows: May, ’02 – make motion to adopt law; August, ‘02 – process law change: January, ‘03 – legislative approval: July, ’03 – law effective:

August, ’03 – adopt proposed rules; January, ’04 – Rules approved by legislature. He explained that the rules need to be flushed out the February and May meetings of 2003 after the law has passed. The Board decided that 8 hours would be sufficient.

Moved by Mr. Nelson that Thom Lowther be asked to make a presentation on continuing education at the December 7, 2001 meeting with expenses paid by the Board. Seconded by Mr. Latham, carried.

Discussion was held on the selection of the Dean of Architecture at University of Idaho.

Break for lunch until 1:15 p.m.

Discussion was held on an editorial that appeared in Architecture magazine dealing with the use of term "architect" when in Nevada.

Complaint for ARC-L1-03-01-005 was discussed. It was agreed that Ms. Wallace should proceed with her recommendation and the case be closed.

Discussion was held regarding Mr. Giltzow’s term which will expire 2/1/02 - The Bureau needs to send a letter to Connie Searles of the IAIA outlining I.C. 54-314. 

The Board requested a letter be sent to Tracy Read requesting letters of supervision from employers documenting eight years of experience and refunding of fees as he had requested.

Review of licensure files.

Moved by Mr. Giltzow that meeting adjourn at 3:15 p.m. Seconded by Mr. Cole, carried.


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