IDAHO BOARD OF MORTICIANS

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0063 

 

 Minutes of 8/11/2011

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  David L. Hutton - Chair

                                                             James H. Opdahl

                                                             F. Duayne Sims

 

BUREAU STAFF:                           Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

                                                            Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager

                                                            Maurie Ellsworth, Legal Counsel

                                                            Erin Anderson, Secretary

 

The meeting was called to order at 8:30 AM MDT by David L. Hutton.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

A motion to approve the minutes of 7/19/11 with noted corrections was made by Mr. Sims.  Seconded by Mr. Opdahl, motion carried.

 

DISCIPLINE

 

Mr. Ellsworth requested direction from the Board concerning procedure to be followed for case number MOR-2009-3 & 4.  Mr. Sims made a motion to allow oral argument at the next Board meeting and to establish a briefing schedule.  The briefing schedule will be simultaneous.  Parties’ deadline to request oral argument is 12/16/11.  Seconded by Mr. Opdahl, motion carried.

 

CE COURSES

 

The Board reviewed the correspondence received by Mr. Johnston.  After review, the Board determined that the continuing education that Mr. Johnston wanted to take would be acceptable to the Board.  It was determined that the course being provided was similar to a currently approved provider.  A motion was made by Mr. Sims that Wilbert Vault Co. become an approved continuing education provider and be placed on the Board’s approved providers list.  Seconded by Mr. Opdahl, motion carried.

 

 

 

 

 

OTHER

 

A motion was made by Mr. Sims to pay Mr. Hutton’s car rental expense of $149.97.  This expense was incurred from the 7/19/11 face-to-face meeting.  Seconded by Mr. Opdahl, motion carried.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

A motion was made by Mr. Sims to go into executive session under Idaho Code 67-2345 (1) (d) to consider such records that are exempt from disclosure under the Idaho Public Records Law. The purpose of the executive session was to review examination materials.  Mr. Opdahl seconded. The vote was: Mr. Hutton, aye; Mr. Sims, aye; and Mr. Opdahl; aye. Motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Sims to come out of executive session. Mr. Opdahl seconded. The vote was: Mr. Sims, aye; Mr. Hutton, aye; and Mr. Opdahl; aye. Motion carried. 

 

APPLICATIONS

 

Mr. Sims made a motion that the following applicants were approved to take the Board exam for licensure and upon passage they may be issued a license.  Seconded by Mr. Opdahl, motion carried:

 

Julie Anderson

Stefan Wood

    

NEXT MEETING 1/17/12

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

A motion to adjourn was made by Mr. Sims.  Seconded by Mr. Opdahl, motion carried.  Individual votes for this motion were: Mr. Sims, aye; Mr. Opdahl, aye; and Mr. Hutton, aye.

 

Meeting was adjourned at 9:00 AM.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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David L. Hutton, Chair                                  James H. Opdahl

 

 

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F. Duayne Sims                                               Tana Cory, Bureau Chief