IDAHO BOARD OF REGISTRATION FOR PROFESSIONAL GEOLOGISTS

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

Boise, ID 83702-5642 

 

Board Meeting Minutes of 4/17/2009 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  John Monks - Chair

                                                             Paul K. Link, Ph.D.

                                                             Dale Osterman

                                                             Andrew Mork

 

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:    James Spalding

                                                           

 BUREAU STAFF:                          Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                            Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief

                                                            Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney

                                                            Deborah Sexton, Records Specialist

                                   

Meeting was called to order at 9:00 AM MDT by John Monks.

 

 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

The Board reviewed the October 24th, 2008 and January 20th, 2009 minutes.  Mr. Osterman moved to approve the minutes as written.  Seconded by Mr. Mork, motion carried.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Cory presented the legislative update to the members of the Board.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

Mr. Hetrick presented the financial report, which showed a cash balance of $17,593.45 with revenues of $13,275.00 and expenditures of $35,013.95 as of 03/31/2009. The financial report can be found on the Bureau’s website at www.ibol.idaho.gov.  

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT  

 

Mr. Hetrick presented the investigative report to the members of the Board. Mr. Hales discussed the investigative process with the members of the Board.

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

The Board discussed continuing education. The Board will continue to research this idea and follow up at a future time.  Mr. Osterman moved to request a questionnaire be mailed out with renewals.  Seconded by Dr. Link, motion carried.  Mr. Mork will draft the memo.        

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

Board Appointments

 

The Board discussed upcoming Board appointments.  Mr. Mork moved to request a notice of interest be included in the renewals.  Seconded by Mr. Osterman, motion carried.  Ms. Cory will draft the memo and run it by the Board Chair.

 

Correspondence

 

The Board discussed the electronic stamp. The Board noted the stamp needs to conform to the image outlined in the rules under Appendix A but does not need to be approved by the Board.  The Board further reviewed rule 100.07 in regard to the seal.  Dr. Link moved to direct Mr. Osterman to respond to the correspondence.  Seconded by Mr. Mork, motion carried.

 

The Board discussed the waste water lagoon seepage test and reviewed a draft response.  Mr. Mork moved to request the Bureau prepare the letter and authorize the Board Chair to sign on behalf of the Board.  Seconded by Mr. Osterman, motion carried.

 

The Board discussed correspondence in regard to the ASBOG foundation.  Mr. Mork moved to request the ASBOG foundation link be added to the website.  Seconded by Mr. Osterman, 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. Osterman, motion carried. Individual vote for this motion was: Mr. Monks, aye; Mr. Mork, aye; Dr. Link, aye; and Mr. Osterman, aye. 

 

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

 

APPLICATIONS

 

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

 

Jeffrey Thomas Wallace – PGL-1333

Charles M. Clough – PGL-1336

James Daniel Robinson – PGL-1334

 

Mr. Mork moved to approve the following applicants to sit for the FG (Fundamentals of Geology) examination based upon meeting all the requirements.  Seconded by Dr. Link, motion carried.

 

Russell Frommer

Robert K. Newbry

 

Mr. Mork moved to table actions on the following applicants until additional information is received for the Board to review. Seconded by Dr. Link, motion carried.

 

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Mr. Mork moved to approve the following applicants as a registered professional geologist in Idaho based upon meeting all the requirements.  Seconded by Dr. Link, motion carried.

 

Laython “Flint” Hall – PGL-1331

Michael Alan Procsal – PGL-1326

 

 

NEXT MEETING

 

A conference call has been scheduled for July 27th at 9:00 a.m. MDT at the Bureau of Occupational Licenses.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

Mr. Mork moved to adjourn the meeting at 11:42 a.m. MDT.  Seconded by Dr. Link, motion carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

_________________________________      ________________________________

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