IDAHO DENTURITRY BOARD

Meeting Minutes

April 7, 2006

 

ROLL CALL:                       Carla Wolfrum, Chairman

                                                Sylvia Boyle

                                                Rebecca Westerberg

                                                Roger Perotto

                                                Richard Howell

 

ALSO PRESENT:              Rayola Jacobsen, Bureau Chief

                                                Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief

                                                Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney

                                                Janice Wiedrick, Technical Records Specialist I

 

Mr. Howell moved to call the meeting to order at 9:10a.m. Mrs. Westerberg seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

ELECTION OF OFFICER

Mrs. Westerberg moved to elect Carla Wolfrum as Chairman.  Mr. Howell seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

Mrs. Westerberg moved to approve the minutes of November 4, 2005.  Mrs. Boyle seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

BUREAU STAFF

 

Mrs. Jacobsen reported the Bureau will be gaining Physical Therapy Licensure Board, the Athletic Commission, a new license for Haircutters under Cosmetology, and that the Contractors Board has issued 15,000 registrations to date.

 

The financial report shows a negative balance of $8,959.45 at this time.  The increase in renewal fees has not been effective long enough to show much improvement at this time.  The Bureau will continue to monitor the Board’s fiscal condition.

 

The Investigative report shows one complaint has been received for 2006 and it is under investigation. One complaint is under investigation from 2004. The entire report is available online.

 

Mr. Hales explained that billing issues are under the jurisdiction of either the Denturitry Association or the Department of Insurance.  The Board’s jurisdiction does include fraud.

 

Mrs. Westerberg moved to go into executive session to consider application records that are exempt from disclosure as provided in chapter 3, title 9, Idaho Code.  Mrs. Boyle seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

Mrs. Boyle moved to come out of executive session.  Mr. Howell seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

Mr. Howell moved to accept Piotr Babichenko’s re-entry into the internship program upon receipt of a statement from the supervisor accepting responsibility for the internship.

 

Discussion was held on rule changes involving the internship. Any rule changes are to be e-mailed or sent to Roger Hales or Janice Wiedrick.

 

Mr. Howell moved to adjourn the meeting at 10a.m.  Mrs. Boyle seconded the motion, and it carried.