Idaho State Board of Morticians
Steven L. Gordon, Boise
Laine A. Eckersell, Rigby
Jeff Blackmer, Grangeville
Meeting Minutes for September 17, 2002
ROLL CALL: Jeffrey Blackmer, Chairman
ALSO PRESENT: Rayola Jacobsen, Bureau Chief
Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief
Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney
Janice Wiedrick, Office Specialist II
GUEST: Patti Woods, Pre-Need Director of United Heritage
Chairman Blackmer called the meeting to order at 10:00a.m.
Steve Gordon moved to approve the minutes of July 16-17,
2002 meeting. Laine Eckersell
seconded the motion, motion carried.
The Board thanked both Budd and Roger for attending the
Idaho Funeral Association meeting in July.
The Board members are to attend the District meetings to
talk about the proposed Law changes.
The National Funeral Directors Association meeting is
October 20, 2002.
The proposed law changes were reviewed and discussion was
held on the changes in the rules that will be needed if the law is approved.
The Conference Funeral Director examination will need to be
taken for the Funeral Director license and a new State law examination will need
to be developed for Funeral Directors.
A form will need to be developed for the Funeral Director
Resident Trainee permit which will be separate from the Mortician Resident
Discussion was held on the Bureau going paperless and when
the minute books run out of space, the minutes will be scanned into the system.
The financial report,
showing a positive balance of $44,249.01, was presented to the Board.
The investigative report
was presented showing that no complaints have been received for 2003. Five
complaints are open and under investigation from 2002.
The contact between the Bureau and the Board was presented
for review. Changes have been made
in the Administrative, Investigative and Indirect cost percentages. Laine
Eckersell moved to accept the contract based upon the changes and authorized
Chairman Blackmer to sign on behalf of the Board. Steve Gordon seconded the motion, motion carried.
The Board Business File was cleared with no action taken.
The wall certificate, minute book and travel vouchers were
Having no further business before them, the meeting adjourned at 2:00 p.m.
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