IDAHO BOARD OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

Boise, ID 83702-5642 

 

Board Meeting Minutes of 4/14/2010

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  James A. Thomas - Chair

                                                             William J. Dial

                                                             William A. Ogram, IV

BUREAU STAFF:                           Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                            Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

                                                            Karl Klein, Administrative Attorney

                                                            Janice Wiedrick, Technical Record Specialist

 

OTHERS PRESENT:                     Jon Breckon, President, ASLA

                                   

The meeting was called to order at 11:00 AM MDT by James A. Thomas.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Mr. Ogram moved to approve the minutes of January 13, 2010.  Mr. Dial seconded, motion carried.

 

FINANCIALREPORT

 

Ms. Hall presented the financial report showing a positive balance of $18,1573.46.

 

Ms. Hall presented licensure statistics. The Board requested a similar report annually.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Cory reported the new rules were approved by the Legislature on March 29.2010.

 

 

Ms. Cory the Bureau will be moving to the Hall of Mirrors by July 1, 2010.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN

 

Mr. Ogram moved to elect James Thomas as chairman.  Mr. Dial seconded, motion carried. 

 

EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS

 

Discussion was held on the requirements for taking the examination.  The University of Idaho is changing its landscape architect program.

 

Research is to be done on the Council of Landscape Architect Registrations rules for the examination process, American Society of Landscape Architects information on the Bachelor of Science Landscape Architecture, and if experience and graduation from an unaccredited program of LA is acceptable for examination.

 

CONTRACT

 

Mr. Klein reviewed the contract between CLARB and the Board.  He noted a change for when a candidate fails to appear for examination, the candidate must show good cause or forfeit the fees. Mr. Ogram moved to approve the CLARB examination contract and have Ms. Cory sign it on behalf of the Board.  Mr. Dial seconded, motion carried.

 

OLD BUSINESS

           

Mr. Ogram stated the Frequently Asked Questions on the website were posted at a good time and complimented Bureau staff for the website. 

 

Mr. Ogram reported on the CLARB meeting he attended and one of the major topics of discussion was continuing education.

 

APPLICATIONS

 

Mr. Dial moved to approve the following for licensure:

 

            Kerry Elise Wooddell                        LA-16698

            Gary R. Hilderbrand                          LA-16700

            James W. Figurski                            LA-16701

            John Kelly Gillmas                             LA-16702

            Mark Sindell                                       LA-16705

            Jerry Wayne Coburn             LA-16708

 

to approve for examination: 

 

Nikolas Papadapolous

 

And to approve for the Landscape Architect in Training:

 

            Ben Semple

 

Mr. Ogram seconded, motion carried.

 

NEXT MEETING

 

The next meeting is July 19, 2010. 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

Mr. Ogram moved to adjourn at 2:10 p.m.  Mr. Dial seconded, motion carried.

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James A. Thomas, Chair                                   William J. Dial

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William A. Ogram, IV                                       Tana Cory, Bureau Chief