Bureau of Occupational Licenses
700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0063
Paul K. Link, Ph.D.
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: James Spalding
Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager
Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager
Maurie Ellsworth, Legal Counsel
Debbie Sexton, Technical Records Specialist II
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
The Board reviewed the 9/24/2010; 1/11/2011; 3/24/2011; and 5/2/2011 minutes. Mr. Osterman moved to approve the minutes as written. Seconded by Mr. Monks, motion carried.
Ms. Cory presented the legislative update to the members of the Board and introduced Maurie Ellsworth as the Board’s new legal counsel.
Ms. Hall presented the financial report to members of the Board, which showed a cash balance of $28,874.39 with revenues of $40,474.13 and expenditures of $38,553.28 as of 07/31/2011.
Ms. Hall reviewed the 2012 annual contract with members of the Board. Mr. Osterman moved to approve the contract and have the Chairman sign on behalf of the Board. Seconded by Dr. Link, motion carried.
Ms. Peel presented the investigative report to the members of the Board.
Ms. Peel addressed the Board regarding pro-reviewers and asked the Board to submit names of individuals they thought might be willing to serve as a pro-reviewer.
The Board discussed Canadian National Instrument 43-101. Mr. Monks moved to table the discussion until Mr. Spalding was present. Seconded by Mr. Osterman, motion carried.
The Board reviewed the annual dues for the National Association of State Board of Geology (ASBOG). Mr. Osterman moved to pay the annual fee. Seconded by Mr. Monks, motion carried.
The Board discussed the upcoming annual ASBOG conference. Dr. Link moved to send one Board member and one staff person to the conference. Seconded by Mr. Osterman, motion carried.
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. Monks, motion carried. Individual vote for this motion was: Mr. Monks, aye; Dr. Link, aye; Mr. Osterman, aye; and Mr. Mork; aye.
Mr. Monks 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. Osterman, aye; and Mr. Mork; aye.
Mr. Osterman moved to approve the following:
Andrew Weigel for the FG examination
Justin Modroo for the FG and PG examinations
Michael Whitson for the FG and PG examinations
Yanlai Chee for the FG and PG examinations
Niklas Bacher for registration as a Professional Geologist
Jason Hilker for registration as a Professional Geologist
Seconded by Mr. Monks, motion carried.
Election of Officers
Mr. Monks moved to appoint Mr. Osterman as Chairman of the Board and Mr. Mork as Vice-Chair. Seconded by Dr. Link, motion carried.
The Board is planning a face-to-face meeting in January 2012 at the Bureau of Occupational Licenses.
Mr. Osterman moved to adjourn the meeting at 10:30 AM MDT. Seconded by Mr. Monks, motion carried.
Dale Osterman, Chair Andrew Mork
John Monks James Spalding
Paul K. Link, Ph.D. Tana Cory, Bureau Chief