Bureau of Occupational Licenses
700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0063
Kyndal May Verveckken
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: Clarence William Blea, M.D.
Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager
Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager
Mary Miles, Technical Records Specialist I
OTHERS PRESENT: Kris Ellis, Idaho Midwifery Council
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
A motion was made by Ms. Verveckken to approve the minutes of August 10, 2011. Seconded by Ms. Ward, motion carried.
Ms. Cory gave the legislative report.
Ms. Cory presented the financial report to the Board members, which showed a negative balance of ($5,285.98) as of 9/30/2011. Ms. Cory explained that the revenues are steady. Ms. Cory outlined ways for the Board to save on expenses.
FY2012 CONTRACT RENEWAL
Ms. Hall presented the FY2012 Contract Renewal to the Board.
A motion was made by Ms. Ward to approve the renewal and to have the Board Chair sign the FY2012 Contract Renewal. Seconded by Ms. Wiens, motion carried.
Ms. Peel presented the investigative report.
Ms. Peel discussed with the Board a request from the collection agency that handles past due disciplinary accounts. The collection agency asked if the Board would give the Bureau the authority to negotiate a settlement on any past due balances.
A motion was made by Ms. Wiens giving the Bureau authority to allow the collection agency to negotiate settlement of a collections case to a minimum amount, and any potential settlement less than that amount of the original debt would be brought to the Board for review. Seconded by Ms. Verveckken, motion carried.
The discussion regarding the formulary has been tabled for the next meeting.
PEER REVIEW PROCESS
The discussion regarding a Peer Review Process has been tabled for the next meeting.
POSTING DISCIPLINE TO THE WEBSITE
Ms. Cory and Ms. Peel explained to the Board the information that would be posted to the website regarding disciplinary actions.
A motion was made by Ms. Verveckken to post disciplinary actions to the Board’s website. Seconded by Ms. Ward, motion carried.
A motion was made by Ms. Verveckken to approve four applications for licensure. Seconded by Ms. Wiens, motion carried.
Approved for Licensure
TAPLIN STACIA JUNE MID-37
HALL VALERIE J MID-38
SPURLOCK MICHELLE MARIE MID-39
LORENZ KATHLEEN SUZANNE MID-40
NORTH AMERICAN REGISTRY OF MIDWIVES CERTIFICATES
A motion was made by Ms. Wiens to direct the Bureau to accept the NARM letter sent to the applicant with their exam scores and indicating they are a Certified Professional Midwife in lieu of the actual NARM certificate in order to expedite application review by the Board. A copy of the NARM certificate must be submitted to the Bureau once the applicant receives it. Seconded by Ms. Verveckken, motion carried.
The information for the birth statistics report required with each renewal is to be the previous calendar year. Example: The renewal is March 2011; the birth statistical report information would be from January 2010 through December 2010.
NEXT MEETING Thursday, December 8, 2011 Conference Call at 9 A.M.
A motion was made by Ms. Verveckken to adjourn at 10:15 AM. Seconded by Ms. Ward, motion carried.
Barbara N Rawlings, Chair Paula Wiens
Cathy Ward Clarence William Blea M.D.
Kyndal May Verveckken Tana Cory, Bureau Chief