STATE BOARD OF MIDWIFERY

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

Boise, ID 83702-5642 

 

Board Meeting Minutes of 3/18/2010

  

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Barbara N Rawlings – Chair

                                                            Kyndal May Verveckken      

                                                            Michelle Bartlett

                                                            Paula Wiens

                                                             

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:    Clarence William Blea M.D.

                                                           

 BUREAU STAFF:                          Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                            Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

                                                            Karl Klein, Administrative Attorney

                                                            Mary Miles, Technical Records Specialist I

 

                                   

The meeting was called to order at 9:05 MDT by Barbara Rawlings.

 

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

A motion was made by Ms. Bartlett to make the changes as discussed in the February 12, 2010 minutes. Seconded by Ms. Verveckken, motion carried

 

A motion was made by Ms. Verveckken to approve the minutes of February 12, 2010. Seconded by Ms. Bartlett, motion carried.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Cory presented the legislative update. The Midwifery rules will go into effect once the Pro-Tem and speaker sign the concurrent resolution. This is usually around the time the Legislature adjourns.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

 

Ms. Hall presented the financial report to members of the Board, which showed negative cash balance of $8,731.58 as of 2/28/2010.

 

 

 

ANNUAL CONTRACT

 

Ms. Hall presented the FY2010 Contract to the Board members for review and discussion.

 

A motion was made by Ms. Bartlett to approve the FY 2010 Contract and authorize the Board Chair to sign. Seconded by Ms. Wiens, motion carried.

 

BIRTH STATISTICS REPORT

 

The Board reviewed and discussed the revised birth statistics report. On page two, question number six, the Board removed the word gestational from the question.

 

A motion was made by Ms. Wiens to approve the birth statistics report with the change as discussed. Seconded by Ms. Verveckken, motion carried    

 

RENEWAL APPLICATIONS

 

The Board reviewed and discussed the annual renewal applications.

 

A motion was made by Ms. Bartlett to approve the renewal applications with the changes as discussed. Seconded by Ms. Wiens, motion carried.

 

LICENSURE APPLICATION

 

The Board reviewed and discussed the revised licensure application. It was noted that all applications and documentation for midwives applying under the Grandmother clause must be received prior to July 1, 2010. The Bureau will draft a letter to be posted on the website notifying applicants that in order to have their license by July 1, 2010 all applications and required documentation should be received by June 1, 2010.

 

A motion was made by Ms. Bartlett to approve the licensure application. Seconded by Ms. Verveckken, motion carried.

 

PEER REVIEW

 

The Board discussed the peer review process. The Board determined that over the next four years it would take note of any possible changes to the rules and discuss at a later date.

 

CORRESPONDENCE

 

The Board reviewed and approved the mailing list of interested parties to receive the Board’s letter regarding midwifery licensure.

The Board reviewed and discussed the opinion from the Attorney General’s Office regarding religious practice exemptions requested by Representative Pete Neilsen.

 

NEXT MEETING

 

April 30, 2010

May 12, 2010

June 10, 2010

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

The meeting adjourned at 11:05 A.M.

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Barbara N Rawlings, Chair                               Kyndal May Verveckken

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Paula Wiens                                                     Michelle Bartlett

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Clarence William Blea M.D.                             Tana Cory, Bureau Chief