IDAHO BOARD OF DENTURITRY

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

Boise, ID 83702-5642 

 

Board Meeting Minutes of 11/6/2009

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Carla Wolfrum Chair (arrived at 10:50 a.m.)

Richard Howell

Rebecca Westerberg

Lisa Hansen Penny

Sylvia Boyle

 

BUREAU STAFF: Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

Karl Klein, Administrative Attorney

Marcie McGinty, Appeals Hearings Technician

Dave Hotchkiss, Appeals Hearings Technician

Janice Wiedrick, Technical Records Specialist

 

OTHERS PRESENT: Sally Kane, BSDH, RDH-EA

 

 The meeting was called to order at 10:43 a.m. MST by Richard Howell.

 

Ms. Boyle moved to elect Mr. Howell as temporary chairman. Ms. Westerberg seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Ms. Westerberg moved to approve the minutes of June 11, 2009 as written. Ms. Penny seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Cory reported the rules have been submitted, published and posted on the website. The law change, dealing with fees and PERSI, was submitted.

 

FINANCIALREPORT

 

The financial report was presented by Ms. Cory, showing a negative balance of $30,158.24.

 

Chairman Wolfrum arrived and presided over the rest of the meeting.

 

CONTRACT

 

Ms. Cory presented the contract between the Bureau and the Board for review.

A decrease in the indirect expenses was noted:

 

Cost of Services: 2010 2009

 

Administration .38 .50

Investigative .72 1.08

Fiscal .07 .08

 

Mr. Howell moved to accept the contract and have Chairman Wolfrum sign it on behalf of the Board. Ms. Boyle seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

NOTICE OF VIOLATION AND SETTLEMENT ORDER

 

Ms. McGinty presented a notice of violation and settlement order signed by Glenn M. Castor for Board review.

 

Ms. Westerberg moved to accept the settlement order and have Chairman Wolfrum sign on behalf of the Board. Mr. Howell seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

Mr. Klein was introduced to the Board as the administrative attorney.

 

INVESTIGATIVEREPORT

 

Mr. Hotchkiss was asked by the Board to research why the investigations from 2008 are still open investigations.

 

Mr. Hotchkiss reported the cases from 2008 are linked to cases in 2009 and 2010 and all are still under investigation.

 

OPEN MEETING LAW CHANGES

 

Mr. Klein distributed the Open Meeting Law Handbooks to the Board, and explained the changes made to the Open Meeting Law.

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

Bates Technical College

 

Bates has been accredited by the Northwestern Commission on Colleges and Universities, and therefore meets Idaho Denturitry Law as being recognized by Idaho Higher Education.

 

Ms. Westerberg moved to have Ms. Wiedrick send a letter to Bates apprizing them that their Denturitry Program meets Idaho requirements for licensure. A copy is to be sent to Mr. Lyter at the Department of Education. Mr. Howell seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

The Board asked Mr. Klein to work with Mr. Howell to draft law/rule changes to address partials. The draft is to be presented to the Board at the April 2, 2010 meeting.

 

ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN

 

Mr. Howell moved to elect Ms. Westerberg chairman. Ms. Wolfrum seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

NEXT MEETING

 

The next meeting is scheduled for April 2, 2010, at the Bureau starting at 10:00 a.m. MST.

 

GUEST

 

Sally Kane, dental hygienist, was introduced to the Board. She stated that she is working on drafting legislation for licensure for dental hygienists through IDHA, and was interested in seeing a board meeting.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

Ms. Westerberg moved to adjourn the meeting at 11:45 a.m. Ms. Boyle seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

 

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Rebecca L. Westerberg, Chair Richard Howell

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Carla R. Wolfrum Lisa Hansen Penny

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Sylvia Boyle Tana Cory, Bureau Chief