Bureau of Occupational Licenses
1109 Main Street, Suite 220
Boise, ID 83702-5642
LISA HANSEN PENNY
REBECCA LYNN WESTERBERG
BUREAU STAFF: Tana Cory, Bureau Chief
Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney
PRESENT: Jennifer Navarro, Student enrolled at
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Ms. Boyle moved to approve the minutes of the November 2, 2007 meeting. Mr. Howell seconded the motion, and it carried.
Ms. Cory presented the financial statement showing a negative balance of $18,003.48. The expenses have exceeded the income. Discussion was held on increasing the renewal fee. Ms. Westerberg moved to increase the renewal fee to $600 annually. Ms. Boyle seconded the motion, and it carried.
Mr. Hotchkiss presented the investigative report to the Board. The report shows:
2008 to date there has been one complaint received, and it is under investigation.
Fiscal Year 2007: three complaints were received. One awaits Board determination, and two have been closed.
Fiscal Year 2006: three complaints were received. Two have been closed, and one is pending legal review by the Office of the Attorney General.
Fiscal Year 2004: Eight complaints were received. One awaits board determination, two were closed following disciplinary action, and five have been closed.
The following cases were reviewed by the Board:
I-DEN-2004-2: Ms. Westerberg moved to accept the recommendation of the Bureau to close the case without action. Mr. Howell seconded the motion, and it carried.
I-DEN-2007-2: Mr. Howell moved to have further investigation done on this case based upon the claimant having a name change and that the person could be contacted for more details. Ms. Westerberg seconded the motion, and it carried.
A list of two experts from each area has been presented to the investigative unit for use in upcoming investigations.
A letter from Chad Seibold asked for approval of classes he intends to take for the education requirement. Mr. Howell moved to have a letter sent to Mr. Sebold referring to the required courses at Idaho Code 54-3310 (b) from an accredited institution, and stating that Mr. Seibold will be required to complete the two year internship. Ms. Westerberg seconded the motion, and it carried.
letter from the Montana Department of Labor and Industry requesting information
Navarro, student at
Mr. Hales discussed rule changes that have been approved by the Legislature: internship is limited to 30 months, and advertising is in the Standards of Practice.
Ms. Westerberg moved to go into executive session for review of files exempt from public disclosure per Idaho Code 67-2345 (1) (d). Ms. Boyle seconded the motion. Aye Votes: Mr. Howell, Ms. Westerberg, Ms. Boyle, and Ms. Penny. Nay Votes: None. Motion carried.
Ms. Westerberg moved to come out of executive session. Mr. Howell seconded the motion. Aye Votes: Mr. Howell, Ms. Westerberg, Ms. Boyle, and Ms. Penny. Nay Votes: None. Motion carried.
The date for the next scheduled meeting is November 7, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. MST.
Ms. Boyles moved to adjourn the meeting at 11:30 a.m. Ms. Westerberg seconded, and it carried.
Carla Wolfrum, Chairman
Lisa Hansen Penny
Rebecca Lynn Westerberg
Tana Cory, Bureau Chief