Idaho State Board of

 Architectural Examiners

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

 

Minutes of September 14, 2007

Board Meeting

 

 

ROLL CALL:              Paul Jensen, Chair

                                    R. Alan Giltzow, Board Member (absent)

                                    Stanley Cole, Board Member (via telephone)

                                    Nicholas Latham, Board Member

                                    Shelly Servick, Board Member

                                    D. Nels Reese, Board Member (absent)

 

BUREAU STAFF:       Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                    Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief

                                    Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney

                                    Marcie McGinty, Investigations Coordinator

                                    Dave Hotchkiss, Investigations Coordinator

                                    Carrie Gilstrap, Secretary

 

ALSO PRESENT:       Michael Gilmore, Deputy Attorney General and Helen Ubic

 

The meeting was called to order at 9:36am. Roll call was taken verifying there were not enough members of the board present to establish a quorum.

 

MINUTES of MAY 18, 2007

 

The members of the board reviewed the minutes; however no vote was taken.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Tana Cory introduced the new bureau investigative staff member, Dave Hotchkiss, to the members of the board.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT and HISTORICAL REPORT

 

Budd Hetrick presented the financial report to the members of the board. Mr. Hetrick also presented a five year historical report of the board’s finances.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

Budd Hetrick presented the investigative report to the members of the board.

Mike Gilmore, Deputy Attorney General, approached the board presenting two consent orders: ARC-2006-8 and ARC 2007-2. The board will act on these cases as well as memorandum ARC-2008-1 during their next scheduled meeting.

 

Roger Hales presented an update on the unlicensed practice bill to the members of the board. Mr. Hales summarized correspondence sent to Representative Luker, as had been requested by the board. Roger Hales stated he has not yet received a response. Roger stated he will be re-drafting the legislation by using the same type of language that has already been passed by another profession.

 

PRESENTATION FROM HELEN UBIC

 

Helen Ubic approached the board as she wants to attain licensure in Idaho as an Architect. Ms. Ubic presented her resume to the members of the board which summarized her education and experience from the United Kingdom. Ms. Ubic stated her educational institutions are accredited. The board asked her about additional educational requirements and about the testing components of the examination she took for her U.K. license.

 

Roger Hales stated the architecture law and rule does not address foreign-educated applicants. Mr. Hales summarized the routes to obtain licensure in this state. He stated if Ms. Ubic does not go through NCARB the board will have to review the courses taken, verify she has met the seismic requirement, and verify that the examination she took in the United Kingdom was equivalent to the NCARB examination.

 

Ms. Ubic presented her portfolio to the members of the board. The board discussed her requirement of seismic knowledge and asked the board secretary to contact NCARB regarding her monogram passage to verify if it is equivalent to the seismic skills requirement.

 

DISCUSSION REGARDING IDP REQUIREMENT

 

The board discussed the resolutions passed during the annual NCARB meeting regarding the ARE examinations in conjunction with the IDP. Roger Hales stated it would require a law and rule change to allow an applicant to begin taking the exam before the completion of the three year IDP. He suggested the board follow up with the association to get their take on the situation. Shelly Servick stated she agrees with talking to the association before persuing a rule change. Nick Latham stated he would like to discuss this during the next meeting scheduled meeting.

 

EMERITUS STATUS

 

Roger Hales reviewed Idaho Code 54-309 definitions. The board has requested this topic be added to the next meeting’s agenda.

 

INQUIRY FROM DENNIS KEIERLEBER

           

The board stated this individual does have the ability to make a judgment call. The board also reviewed its’ statute 54-309. Roger Hales will respond to this individual by letter.

 

INQUIRY REGARDING WORK HISTORY

 

The board discussed the acceptance of documentation which states an individual has worked under the direct supervision of a licensed architect. The board recited Rule 250.02 and asked the board secretary to respond to this inquiry.

 

The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for December 14th, 2007 at 9:00 a.m.

 

Stan Cole, board member, joined the meeting via conference call to establish a quorum.

 

MINUTES OF MAY 18 2007

 

A motion was made by Nick Latham to approve the May 18, 2007 minutes as written. Seconded by Shelly Servick, motion carried.

 

CONSENT ORDERS

 

ARC-2006-8 A motion was made by Nick Latham to accept the consent order and to authorize the chair to sign on behalf of the board. Seconded by Shelly Servick, motion carried. 

 

ARC-2007-2 A motion was made by Shelly Servick to accept the consent order and to authorize the chair to sign on behalf of the board.  Seconded by Stan Cole, motion carried.

 

NCARB MEMBERSHIP DUES

 

A motion was made by Stan Cole to approve the payment for the annual membership dues to NCARB. Seconded by Nick Latham, motion carried. 

 

APPLICATIONS

 

A motion was made by Nick Latham to approve the following applications for licensure. Seconded by Stan Cole, motion carried.

 

AR       984839            ACCIARRI ROBERT 

AR       984261            ANDERSON MATTHEW B

AR       984830            BROCK DANIEL W III

AR       984818            CRISLIP MICHAEL 

AR       984845            CROFT JAMES H.

AR       984815            DEMURE JEFFREY 

AR       984811            FREEMAN DAVID 

AR       984808            GALATI CRAIG 

AR       984841            GREEN BRUCE 

AR       984832            GRIFFITH SCOTT J

AR       984844            HASLEM BRUCE DEAN

AR       984834            HOWARD JOHN  JR.

AR       984809            JORGENSEN ARNE OLAUS

AR       984821            LEWIS GEORGE M

AR       984847            LOCKE TED 

AR       984837            LUNDSTROM RICHARD ALAN

AR       984338            MARTH WAYNE CHARLES

AR       984833            NEVIN MICHAEL JEROME

AR       984812            PERCICH GREGG 

AR       984842            PITT ROBERT B

AR       984741            ROSENTHAL ROBERT WHITT

AR       984817            SALOPEK MARK STEPHEN

AR       984814            SMITH LONNIE GENE

AR       984831            TIEDGE BRIAN 

AR       984828            TRUTNA THOMAS A

AR       984822            VEDRAL STEPHEN MICHAEL

AR       984827            VIRUS TIMOTHY BRIAN

AR       984555            WAGNER GRETCHEN VALERIE

AR       984838            WILMES THOMAS EDWARD

AR       984807            ZUNG RUSSELL 

 

 A motion was made by Nick Latham to approve the following applications for examination. Seconded by Stan Cole, motion carried.

 

BEARD, ROBERT

COMSTOCK, JULIE

MACTAGGART, JOSHUA

OLSON, REED SCOTT

PATTON, DANIEL

POWELL, ROBERT

SCOTT, STEVEN

 

The board decided to hold the application for Applicant ID 901025612 until the next scheduled meeting.

 

Meeting adjourned at 3:20 p.m.