IDAHO BOARD OF MORTICIANS

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0063 

 

Conference Call Minutes of 10/13/2011

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  David L. Hutton - Chair

                                                    James H. Opdahl

                                                    F. Duayne Sims

 

BUREAU STAFF:                        Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                   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

 

Mr. Sims addressed the minutes of 8/11/11. He questioned the omission of the executive session from the minutes.  A motion was made by Mr. Sims to approve the minutes of 8/11/11 after amendments.  Seconded by Mr. Opdahl, motion carried. 

 

DISCUSSION

 

Ms. Cory discussed with the Board whether it intended the Resident Trainee Quarterly reports to be filed in a calendar quarter or by date the permit was issued.  The Board wanted a calendar quarter process followed.  If a Trainee received his permit in the middle of a quarter, he should put that quarter as well as the upcoming quarter’s information on one report and file that report at the end of the next full quarter.  The Trainee and supervisor have 30 days from the end of each quarter to submit the report.

 

DISCIPLINE

 

Mr. Ellsworth presented MOR-2007-6 and MOR-2007-7 to the Board.  A motion to approve the Interim Order and authorize the Chair to sign was made by Mr. Opdahl.  Seconded by Mr. Sims, motion carried.

 

CORRESPONDENCE

 

The Board addressed Mr. Boetticher’s e-mail correspondence.  Ms. Anderson was instructed to inform Mr. Boetticher that burial ground was not a niche and the definition of burial ground may be found under Idaho Code 27-407(b).

 

CE COURSES

 

A motion was made by Mr. Sims to approve the following continuing education requests.  Seconded by Mr. Opdahl, motion carried:

 

Idaho Lyons Eye Bank- Eye Enucleation

FuneralCE- Basic Embalming Practices

 

OTHER

 

A motion was made by Mr. Sims to approve membership dues payment of $250.00 to The Conference.  Seconded by Mr. Opdahl, motion carried.

 

The Board declined a subscription to Nomis.

 

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

    

A motion to approve the following applications for Certificate of Authority licenses was made by Mr. Sims.  Seconded by Mr. Opdahl, motion carried:

 

MCA 1266 Lance Cox

MCA 1269 Brett Edgerly

 

 

A motion to approve the following applications for examination under endorsement and issuance of license upon passage was made by Mr. Sims.  Seconded by Mr. Opdahl, motion carried:

 

Michael Glasscock

Niles Nelson

 

A motion to approve the following application for examination under application and issuance of license upon passage was made by Mr. Sims.  Seconded by Mr. Opdahl, motion carried:

Curtis Smith

 

A motion to table the following application for further information to be provided by the applicant was made by Mr. Sims.  Seconded by Mr. Opdahl, motion carried:

 

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It was requested that Ms. Anderson call Mr. Sims to notify him when application material has been forwarded to them via e-mail.

 

NEXT MEETING 1/17/2012

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

A motion to adjourn was made by Mr. Opdahl.  Seconded by Mr. Sims, motion carried.

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David L. Hutton, Chair                                   James H. Opdahl

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F. Duayne Sims                                              Tana Cory, Bureau Chief