IDAHO BOARD OF REGISTRATION FOR PROFESSIONAL GEOLOGISTS

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

Boise, ID 83702-5642 

 

Conference Call Minutes of 1/14/2010 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Andrew Mork – Acting Chair

                                                            James Spalding

                                                             Dale Osterman

                                                             

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:    John Monks - Chair

                                                            Paul K. Link, Ph.D.

 

BUREAU STAFF:                           Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                            Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

                                                            Karl Klein, Administrative Attorney

                                                            Deborah Sexton, Tech. Records Specialist II

                                   

The meeting was called to order at 10:00 AM MST by Mr. Mork.          

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

A motion was made by Mr. Spalding that the Board go into 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 was to consider license application materials.  Seconded by Mr. Osterman, motion carried. Individual vote for this motion was: Mr. Mork, aye; Mr. Spalding, aye; and Mr. Osterman, aye.

 

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

 

APPLICATIONS

 

Mr. Osterman moved to deny Lynn Green registration as a professional geologist in Idaho based on Idaho Code 54-2812(2) which states in part that applicants must have “completion of thirty (30) semester units in courses in geological science leading to a degree in the geological sciences.”  The Board directed Mr. Klein to draft the denial letter.  Seconded by Mr. Spalding, motion carried.

 

Mr. Spalding moved to approve the following applicants to sit for the PG (Practice of Geology) examination based upon meeting all the requirements.  Seconded by Mr. Osterman, motion carried.

 

Thomas Danielson

Aaron Marshall

 

Mr. Osterman moved to table action regarding applicant 901102504 until the Board receives additional information.  Seconded by Mr. Spalding, motion carried.  The Board will set up a conference call to review the additional information in order to meet the exam deadline.

 

Mr. Spalding moved to approve Jennifer Galles to sit for the FG (Fundamentals of Geology) examination based upon meeting all the requirements.  Seconded by Mr. Osterman, motion carried.

 

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

 

David Evans

Sage Evans

Mark Stacy

 

Mr. Spalding moved to approve Jeremiah Thomas to sit for the FG (Fundamentals of Geology) examination based upon meeting all the requirements.  Seconded by Mr. Osterman, motion carried.

 

Mr. Osterman moved to adjourn the meeting at 10:50 a.m.  Seconded by Mr. Spalding, motion carried.

 

NEXT MEETING

 

The Board has a conference call scheduled for January 19, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. MST. 

 

 

 

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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