IDAHO BOARD OF REGISTRATION FOR PROFESSIONAL GEOLOGISTS

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0063 

 

Conference Call Minutes of 8/10/2010

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  John Monks - Chair

                                                             Andrew Mork

                                                             Dale Osterman

                                                             

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:    Paul K. Link, Ph.D.

                                                            James Spalding

 

BUREAU STAFF:                           Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                            Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager        

                                                            Karl Klein, Administrative Attorney

 

                                   

The meeting was called to order at 9:08 AM MDT by John Monks.

 

DISCIPLINE

 

Ms. Peel presented GEO-2010-1 to members of the Board.  Mr. Osterman moved to accept the recommendation for closure. Seconded by Mr. Mork, motion carried.

 

Ms. Peel presented GEO-2010-2 to members of the Board.  Mr. Mork moved to accept the recommendation for closure. Seconded by Mr. Osterman, motion carried.

 

Ms. Peel presented GEO-2010-3 to members of the Board.  Mr. Osterman moved to accept the recommendation for closure. Seconded by Mr. Mork, motion carried.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

A motion was made by Mr. Osterman 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. Mork, motion carried. Individual vote for this motion was: Mr. Monks, aye; Mr. Mork, aye; and Mr. Osterman; aye.

 

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

 

APPLICATIONS

 

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 Mr. Osterman, motion carried.

 

Jessica Bobert

Barbara “Bobbi” Preite

Yanlai Chee

Timothy Brown

 

Mr. Osterman moved to approve Eugene “Skip” Yates to sit for the FG (Fundamentals of Geology) and PG (Practice of Geology) examination based upon meeting all the requirements.  Seconded by Mr. Mork, motion carried.

 

Mr. Mork 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.

 

Matthew Hastings

Angela Grimm

 

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 Mr. Osterman, motion carried.

 

Chris Breemer

Danny Sims

Chad Pritchard

 

The Board discussed the upcoming ASBOG (Association of State Boards of Geology) conference.  Mr. Osterman moved to request Mr. Monks and Ms. Sexton attend the conference.  Seconded by Mr. Mork, motion carried.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

Mr. Osterman moved to adjourn the meeting at 9:50 a.m. MST.

NEXT MEETING

 

The Board has a meeting scheduled for September 24, 2010 at 1:00 p.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