IDAHO BOARD OF DENTURITRY

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0063 

 

Board Meeting Minutes of 4/8/2011

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Rebecca L. Westerberg - Chair

                                                    Richard Howell

                                                    Carla R. Wolfrum

                                                    Lisa Hansen Penny

 

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:    Sylvia Boyle

 

BUREAU STAFF:                        Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

                                                   Kathy Takasugi, Deputy Attorney General

                                                   Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager

                                                   Karl Klein, Administrative Attorney

                                                   Janice Wiedrick, Technical Records Specialist

 

OTHERS PRESENT:                   Fred Giovanini, President, Idaho Denturitry

            Association.

                                                   Cindy Giovanini

                                                   Geno Giovanini, Applicant

                              

The meeting was called to order at 8:49 AM MDT by Rebecca L. Westerberg.

 

 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Mr. Howell move to table the minutes of November 5, 2010 until changes are made.  Ms. Wolfrum seconded, motion carried.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Hall reported the Legislative session ended yesterday, and there is an August deadline for any changes to be presented for the 2012 session.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

 

Ms. Hall presented the financial report showing a negative balance of $26,200.10.   There are twenty-one (21) licensed denturists on file.

 

A fee increase to $750 was discussed.  The Bureau is to draft language, and have a conference call for approval before the August deadline.

 

FINDING OF FACT, CONCLUSION OF LAW AND FINAL ORDER

 

Ms. Westerberg recused herself, and turned the gavel over to Ms. Wolfrum.

 

Ms. Takasugi presented case number DEN -2010-1 to the Board for review.

 

Mr. Howell moved to approve the final order for DEN-2010-1, and have the Chairman sign on behalf of the Board.  Ms. Penny seconded, motion carried. 

 

Ms. Wolfrum passed the gavel back to Ms. Westerberg.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Peel reported the Board will have a new prosecuting attorney Eric Nelson, from Naylor and Hales, who will be working with the Board instead of the Attorney General’s Office.

 

Ms. Peel presented the investigative report to the Board for review.

 

Mr. Howell moved to authorize closure for cases I-DEN-2009-1, I-Den 2009-2 and I-DEN 2009-5. Ms. Wolfrum seconded, motion carried.

 

Ms. Wolfrum moved to authorize closure of case I-DEN-2010-6.  Mr. Howell seconded, motion carried. 

 

Mr. Howell moved to authorize closure of case I-DEN-2010-1 with a warning letter. Ms. Wolf rum seconded, motion carried.

 

Mr. Howell moved to accept the revised consent order for case I-DEN-2010-2 and authorize the Chairman to sign on behalf of the Board.  Ms. Wolf rum seconded, motion carried.

 

Discussion was held on posting disciplinary actions to the website.

 

Ms. Wolfrum moved to have disciplinary actions posted to the website.  Mr. Howell seconded, motion carried.

 

The quarterly report from John Sanders was reviewed.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

Mr. Giovanini met with the Board to ask for permission for his son, Geno, to receive credit for coursework taken at Idaho’s newest school for denturitry     The Board stated it would review the application and make a decision at that time. 

 

The pro-review system was discussed, and the Bureau still has the list of pro-reviewers on record to help with investigations.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

Ms. Wolfrum moved that the Board enter executive session, under Idaho Code 67-2345(1)(d), to consider records that are exempt from disclosure under the Idaho Public Records Law.  The purpose of the executive session will be to consider license application materials and continuing education for audits and renewal of licenses. Mr. Howell seconded.  Votes:  Mr. Howell, aye; Ms. Wolfrum, aye, Ms. Penny, aye; and Ms. Westerberg, aye.  Motion carries.

 

Mr. Howell moved to come out of executive session.  Ms. Wolfrum seconded.  Votes:  Mr. Howell, aye; Ms. Wolfrum, aye, Ms. Penny, aye; and Ms. Westerberg, aye.  Motion carries.

 

APPLICATIONS

 

Mr. Howell moved to approve the internship application for Geno Giovanini, TLDI-93.  Ms. Penny seconded, motion carried.

 

The continuing education audits were approved except for one.

 

The CE credits for reinstatement of licenses were all approved.

 

NEXT MEETING

 

November 4, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. MST.

 

ADJOURNMENT

Ms. Wolfrum moved to adjourn at 10:46 a.m.  Mr. Howell seconded, motion carried.

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Rebecca L. Westerberg, Chair                       Richard Howell

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Carla R. Wolfrum                                           Sylvia Boyle

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Lisa Hansen Penny                                         Tana Cory, Bureau Chief