STATE BOARD OF MIDWIFERY

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

Boise, ID 83702-5642 

 

Board Meeting Minutes of 7/20/2009

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:   Michelle Bartlett

                                                             Clarence William Blea, M.D.

                                                             Barbara N Rawlings

                                                             Kyndal May Verveckken

                                                             Paula Wiens

 

BUREAU STAFF:                           Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                            Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

                                                            Cherie Simpson, Management Assistant

                                                            Karl Klein, Deputy Attorney General

                                                            Mary Miles, Technical Records Specialist I

 

OTHERS PRESENT:                     Brian Kane, Deputy Attorney General

                                                            Kris Ellis, Idaho Midwifery Council

                                   

Meeting was called to order at 9:05 AM MDT by Tana Cory.

 

OPEN MEETING LAW

 

Mr. Kane welcomed the Board to state service. He explained the Open Meeting Law and how the Board and Bureau must maintain the law.  Manuals for the Open Meeting Law were presented to the Board members for reference. Parliamentary procedures for meetings were explained and pamphlets were handed out to the Board members for reference.

 

Ms. Cory explained the relationship between the Board and the Bureau.  The Chairman will make all final decisions on the agenda.

 

INTRODUCTIONS 

 

Ms. Cory thanked the Board members for serving on the Board and introduced the Bureau staff. Ms. Cory explained how expenses are distributed among all Boards and that the Bureau is a dedicated fund agency. The contract and estimated budget will be presented to the Board at their next meeting.

 

Mr. Klein explained the complaint process.

 

 

ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN

 

A motion was made by Ms. Bartlett to nominate Ms. Rawlings as Board Chair.

Seconded by Ms. Verveckken, motion carried.

 

BREAK

 

A motion was made by Ms. Bartlett to adjourn for lunch at 12:15 PM. Seconded by Ms. Wiens, motion carried

 

The Board reconvened at 1:20 PM.

 

RULES

 

Discussion was held regarding licensure rules. Rules will be drafted and presented to the Board for review at the next scheduled meeting.

 

NEXT MEETING

 

The next scheduled meeting is July 28, 2009 at 1:00 PM.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

A motion was made by Ms. Wiens to adjourn. Seconded by Ms. Verveckken, motion carried.

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 Barbara N Rawlings, Chair                              Michelle Bartlett

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Clarence W. Blea, M.D.                                   Kyndal May Verveckken                                                                     

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Paula Wiens                                                     Tana Cory, Bureau Chief