STATE BOARD OF MIDWIFERY

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0063 

 

Conference Call Minutes of 3/23/2012

 

THIS IS A DRAFT DOCUMENT THAT HAS NOT BEEN APPROVED BY THE

BOARD

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:   Barbara N Rawlings - Chair

                                                   Paula Wiens

                                                   Cathy Ward

                                                   Clarence William Blea M.D.

                                                   Kyndal May Verveckken  

                                                 

 

BUREAU STAFF:                        Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                  Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

                                                  Marcie Rightnowar, Appeals Hearing Coordinator

                                                  John Kersey, Chief Investigator

                                                  Dave Hosmer, Investigator

                                                  Maurie Ellsworth, Legal Counsel

                                                  Eric Nelson, Prosecutor

                                                  Mary Miles, Technical Records Specialist I

 

OTHERS PRESENT:                   Tony Smith, Benton Ellis

                                                  Kris Ellis, Idaho Midwifery Council

                             

The meeting was called to order at 10:00 AM MDT by Barbara N Rawlings.

 

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

A motion was made by Ms. Verveckken to approve the minutes of December 8, 2010. Seconded by Ms. Wiens, motion carried.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Cory gave the Legislative report.

 

 

 

 

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

 

Ms. Hall presented the financial report to the Board members, which showed a negative balance of ($15,832.76) as of 2/29/2011. The revenues are $12,560.00 and the expenditures are $24,853.23.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Rightnowar presented the investigative report, which is linked above.

         

MEMORANDUMS

 

Mr. Nelson explained the complaint process and the recusal guidelines to the Board members.

 

Mr. Nelson presented memorandums for cases MID-2012-1 and MID-2012-2 for the Board to consider. The Board directed Mr. Nelson to proceed with the recommended actions.

 

Mr. Nelson presented prosecution memorandums on cases MID-2012-4 and MID-2012-6 in which complaints were filed and the prosecution sought orders of emergency suspension. Affidavits of the investigator were presented and considered by the Board.

 

A motion was made by Ms. Ward to approve the Order of Emergency Suspension of License Renewal Rights for MID-2012-6 and the Order of Emergency Suspension of License for MID-2012-4, and authorize Ms. Verveckken to sign. Seconded by Ms. Wiens, motion carried.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

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

 

A motion was made by Ms. Verveckken to come out of executive session. Seconded by Ms. Wiens, motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Ms. Ward to approve two applications for licensure. Seconded by Ms. Verveckken, motion carried.

 

 

 

APPLICATIONS

     Approved for Licensure

                    NICHOLS KRISTA HAYS             MID-43

                    ELLING RACHEL D                     MID-44

    

NEXT MEETING To be determined.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

A motion was made by Ms. Ward to adjourn at 2:40pm. Seconded by Ms. Wiens, motion carried.

 

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Barbara N Rawlings, Chair                     Paula Wiens

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Cathy Ward                                          Clarence William Blea M.D.

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Kyndal May Verveckken                        Tana Cory, Bureau Chief