STATE BOARD OF MIDWIFERY

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

Boise, ID 83702-5642 

 

Board Meeting Minutes of 6/10/2010

 

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Barbara N Rawlings - Chair

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Paula Wiens

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kyndal May Verveckken

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Michelle Bartlett

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:††† Clarence William Blea M.D.

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BUREAU STAFF: ††††††††††††††††††††††††† Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Karl Klein, Administrative Attorney

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mary Miles, Technical Records Specialist I

 

OTHERS PRESENT:†††††††††††††††††††† Kris Ellis, Idaho Midwifery Council

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The meeting was called to order at 9:00 AM MDT by Barbara N Rawlings.

 

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

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

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Cory presented the legislative report. The Boardís temporary rule regarding felonies has been approved. Once it has been published, it will be posted on the Boardís website.Ms. Cory explained that the House passed HCR 51 which outlines eight specific reasons that agencies should use as a guideline when considering changes to the rules. It was passed by the House, but was not passed by Senate. She also explained that a law was passed regarding documents incorporated by reference.

 

Ms. Cory informed the Board members that the Bureauís office will be moving next week to the J.R. Williams Building located at 700 West State Street; it will be a 20% to 25% saving in rental costs.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

 

Ms. Cory presented the financial report to members of the Board, which showed a balance of $3,819.76 as of 5/31/2010.

 

CERTIFICATES

 

The Board reviewed and discussed the sample certificate.

 

A motion was made by Ms. Wiens to approve the certificate as presented. Seconded by Ms. Verveckken, motion carried.

 

COMPLAINT PROCESS

 

Ms. Peel handed out a chart regarding the complaint process and it will be discussed at the next meeting.

 

BOARD APPOINTMENTS

 

Ms. Cory explained to the Board the process of Board appointments. The appointments are handled by the Governorís Office and the Board usually does not get involved. Dr. Blea asked that the Board consider replacing him due to not being available for meetings. The Board agreed that they would like for him to continue sitting on the Board and attend when his schedule allows.

 

CORRESPONDENCE

 

The Board reviewed correspondence from Nancy Draznin regarding midwives ordering ultrasounds. The Board directed Mr. Klein to draft a response letter and send to the Board Chair for review.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

A motion was made by Ms. Wiens that the Board go into executive session under Idaho Code ß 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 Ms. Verveckken. The vote was: Mr. Wiens, aye; Ms. Verveckken, aye; Ms. Bartlett, aye; and Ms. Rawlings, aye. Motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Ms. Bartlett to come out of executive session. Seconded by Ms. Verveckken. The vote was: Mr. Wiens, aye; Ms. Verveckken, aye; Ms. Bartlett, aye; and Ms. Rawlings, aye. Motion carried.

 

A motion was by Ms. Verveckken to approve 13 CPM applications, six grandmother applications and two applications are pending. Seconded by Ms. Bartlett, motion carried.

 

APPLICATIONS

†††† Approved for Licensure

††††††††††††††††††††††† SCARLETT KENDRA††††††††††††††††††††† MIDA-16

††††††††††††††††††††††† HILLER BRITTANY C†††††††††††††††††††††† MIDA-18

††††††††††††††††††††††† LEBARON KATHY ANN††††††††††††††††† MIDA-19

††††††††††††††††††††††† STRUBLE SUSAN KATHERINE††† MIDA-20

††††††††††††††††††††††† KENNEDY DANI SUSANNA†††††††††† MIDA-21

††††††††††††††††††††††† GOODWIN COLEEN MARIE††††††††† MIDA-22

††††††††††††††††††††††† LEWIS ANNETTE MARIE†††††††††††††† MIDA-23

††††††††††††††††††††††† WIENS PAULA LYNNE†††††††††††††††††† MIDA-24

††††††††††††††††††††††† ROGERS TERRY RAE††††††††††††††††††† MIDA-25

††††††††††††††††††††††† WARD CATHY MARIE†††††††††††††††††††† MIDA-26

††††††††††††††††††††††† BLAKE CARRIE VALENTINE††††††† MIDA-27

††††††††††††††††††††††† COOK JANICE†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† MIDA-30

††††††††††††††††††††††† MASHAK KAREN B†††††††††††††††††††††††† MIDA-31

†††† Pending

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NEXT MEETING June 30, 2010 Conference Call

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

A motion was made by Ms. Verveckken to adjourn the meeting at 12:00 PM. Seconded by Ms. Wiens, motion carried.

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Barbara N Rawlings, Chair†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Paula Wiens

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Clarence William Blea M.D.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kyndal May Verveckken

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Michelle Bartlett†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Tana Cory, Bureau Chief