IDAHO BOARD OF REGISTRATION FOR PROFESSIONAL GEOLOGISTS

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

Boise, ID 83702-5642 

 

Minutes of 1/20/2009

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: John Monks - Chair

James Spalding

Paul K. Link, Ph.D.

Dale Osterman

Andrew Mork

 

BUREAU STAFF: Dawn Hall, Deputy Bureau Chief

Deborah Sexton, Records Specialist

 

Meeting was called to order at 3:03 MST by John Monks.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

Applications

  

The Board reviewed a revised application form and made some amendments. Mr. Mork moved to accept the revised application as amended. Seconded by Mr. Spalding, motion carried.

   

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

Mr. Mork moved to enter into executive session under Idaho Code 67-2345 (1) (d), to consider records that are exempt from disclosure.  Seconded by Mr. Spalding, motion carried. Individual vote for this motion was: Mr. Monks, aye; Dr. Link, aye; Mr. Mork, aye; Mr. Osterman, aye; and Mr. Spalding, aye. 

 

Mr. Mork moved to enter into regular session.  Seconded by Mr. Osterman, motion carried. Individual vote for this motion was: Mr. Monks, aye; Dr. Link, aye; Mr. Mork, aye; Mr. Osterman, aye; and Mr. Spalding, aye.

 

APPLICATIONS

 

Mr. Mork moved to approve the following applicants for mutual recognition as registered professional geologists in Idaho based upon meeting all the requirements.  Seconded by Mr. Spalding, motion carried.

 

Timothy F. Giles PGL-1325

Travis L. Trent PGL-1323

Joseph A. Cota PGL-1328

 

Mr. Mork moved to approve the following applicants to sit for the Principles and Practices of Geology Examination based upon meeting all the requirements.  Seconded by Mr. Spalding, motion carried.

 

Michael Procsal

Laython Flint Hall

 

Mr. Mork moved to approve Mr. Gilbert Zemansky to sit for the FG & PG exam and to send a letter stating Mr. Zemansky has met the educational and experience but the examination is a requirement. Seconded by Mr. Spalding, motion carried.

 

Mr. Monks reported on the ASBOG conference.

 

The Board discussed a possible rule change to require continuing education and will follow up at the next meeting.

 

The Board discussed electronic stamps and will follow up at the next meeting.

 

Mr. Mork and Mr. Osterman gave a brief update in regard to the subcommittee they are on to discuss the rule about lagoon testing and will follow up with additional information at their next meeting.

 

Mr. Mork moved to adjourn the meeting at 3:40 p.m. MST.  Seconded by Mr. Osterman, motion carried.

 

NEXT MEETING

 

The next Board meeting will be held April 17th, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. MDT at the Bureau of Occupational Licenses.

 

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John Monks, Chair James Spalding

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Paul K. Link, Ph.D. Dale Osterman

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Andrew Mork Tana Cory, Bureau Chief