Idaho State Board of Morticians
Bureau of Occupational Licenses
1109 Main Street, Suite 220
Boise, Idaho 83702-5642
(208) 334-3233

Chairman - Steven L. Gordon, Boise
Laine A. Eckersell, Rigby
Jeff Blackmer, Grangeville

Meeting Minutes for January 3, 2003


ROLL CALL:                          Jeffrey Blackmer, Chairman

                                                Steve Gordon

                                                Laine Eckersell


ALSO PRESENT:                   Rayola Jacobsen, Bureau Chief

                                                Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief

                                                Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney

                                                Janice Wiedrick, Office Specialist


Guest:                                       Tim Gibson, Mortician 

Chairman Blackmer called the meeting to order at 10:00a.m. for discussion of pending legislation for Funeral Directors. 

Discussion was held on the proposed legislation for funeral director law and the possible unavailability and expense of the courses required for the license. 

Steve Gordon is to research the approved colleges and universities to find the availability and costs of the coursework that is being required and will report to the Board and to Tim Gibson the results of this research.  

Discussion was held on the funeral director being able to do a cremation.  The Mortician is ultimately responsible for cremations. 

Laine Eckersell moved to take further action on these items of discussion pending the research to be gathered.  Steve Gordon seconded the motion and the motion carried. 

Steve Gordon moved to adjourn the meeting at 11:10 a.m.  Laine Eckersell seconded the motion and the motion carried.

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