IDAHO STATE BOARD OF DENTURITRY

Regular Meeting

 

November 3, 2006

 

 

 

ROLL CALL:                          Carla Wolfrum, Chairman

                                                Roger Perotto

                                                Richard Howell

                                                Sylvia Boyle

 

ABSENT/EXCUSED:             Rebecca Westerberg

 

ALSO PRESENT:                   Rayola Jacobsen, Bureau Chief

                                                Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief

                                                Bill Schaefer, Deputy Bureau Chief

                                                Emily McMaster, Deputy Attorney General

                                                Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney

                                                Janice Wiedrick, Technical Records Specialist I

 

Chairman Wolfrum called the meeting to order at 9:00a.m.

 

Ms. Boyle moved to approve the minutes of April 7, 2006.  Mr. Howell seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

Ms. Jacobsen reported that the Bureau has three new Boards:  Physical Therapy, Athletic Commission and Naturopathic. This will help the Denturitry Board with the indirect costs. 

 

Mr. Hetrick presented the Board with the financial statement showing a negative balance of $12, 719.89 as of September 30, 2006. 

 

Discussion was held on the renewal process of using birthdays and Health and Welfare’s requirement to show renewed licensed in January.  Those with birthdays in January have difficulty keeping in compliance with Health and Welfare’s requirement.

 

Discussion was held on the renewal process and the $25 reinstatement fee.  The fee is required for all reinstated licenses.  An application for renewal is incomplete if the questions are not answered, the application is not signed, or the Social Security number is missing. 

 

Mr. Howell moved to send a postcard to all licensees explaining the need for filing out the renewal form completely by the renewal date or there is a $25 reinstatement fee assessed.  The postcard is to be sent out by November 15, 2006. Ms. Boyle seconded the motion and it carried.

 

An audit of continuing education is to be conducted at the April 6, 2007, meeting.

Mr. Hetrick presented the Board with the Investigative report showing that one complaint has been received for 2007, and it awaits Board determination. Three complaints received for 2006, all under investigation. No complaints were received for 2005. Eight complaints were received from 2004, and one remains under investigation. Four complaints received for 2003 and one was referred for disciplinary action.

 

For Board determination: DEN-P5B-2007-1

 

Mr. Howell moved to close the case.  Mr. Perotto seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

Ms. McMaster presented the Board with a Disciplinary Action:  DEN-2006-1

 

The Board advised the Attorney General’s office to pursue recommendations made.

 

Oregon requested to view a copy of the Board’s examination.  Mr. Howell moved to have Mr. Hales respond to the request stating concerns about the security of the examination and to quote the law at 54-3311 to show the requirements for the examination. Ms. Boyle seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

Ms. Boyle moved to go into executive session to consider records that are exempt from disclosure as provided in chapter 3, title 9, Idaho Code. Mr. Perotto seconded the motion, motion carried.

 

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

 

Ms. Boyle moved to have Mr. Hales write a letter to applicant requiring information on the application file and required monthly reports.  A response to the letter required in 30 days or the file closed for lack of activity. Mr. Howell seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

Having no further business before them, Ms. Boyle moved to adjourn.  Mr. Perotto seconded the motion, and it carried.