STATE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY LICENSURE BOARD

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

Boise, ID 83702-5642 

 

Board Meeting Minutes of 7/31/2009

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Caren DeAngelis

Diann Davis-Martin

Michael Spero

Ione Springer

Corwin Sutherin

 

BUREAU STAFF: Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

Karl Klein, Administrative Attorney

Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Supervisor

Cherie Simpson, Management Assistant

Dave Hotchkiss, Complaint Coordinator

Carrie Gilstrap, Technical Records Specialist

 

OTHERS PRESENT: General Darrell Manning,

Linda Jackson, IOTA Executive Director

                           

Meeting was called to order at 12:30 PM MDT

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

INTRODUCTIONS

 

Introductions were made of the Bureau staff and Board members. Ms. Cory presented an overview of the Bureau and the services that are provided to the Board and its members.

 

PRESENTATION FROM GENERAL DARREL MANNING

 

General Manning gave a presentation to the members of the Board on the role of the Board as well as the open meeting law.

 

ELECTION OF BOARD CHAIR

 

A motion was made by Ms. Davis-Martin to nominate Mr. Spero as Board Chair. Seconded by Ms. DeAngelis, motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Sutherin to adopt Roberts Rule of Order for Parliamentary Procedure. Seconded by Ms. Davis-Martin, motion carried.

 

STATUTE CHANGES

 

A motion was made by Mr. Sutherin to approve the proposed change to Idaho Code 59-509 which removes the Board from the PERSI program. Seconded by Ms. DeAngelis, motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Ms. Springer to approve drafting changes to Idaho Code 54-3721 and 54-3719 to appropriately address the disposition of receipts and expenses. Seconded by Ms. Davis-Martin, motion carried.

 

RULES

 

The Board acknowledged correspondence asking that while it is making revisions to its rules, they consider licensing for a COTA (certified occupational therapist assistant).

 

The Board reviewed its statute and worked on promulgating new administrative rules.

 

REVIEW OF DRAFT APPLICATION AND RENEWAL FORMS

 

The Board will review the drafts provided and make any necessary revisions prior to the next scheduled meeting.

 

A motion was made by Ms. Davis-Martin to review applications previously submitted under the Board of Medicine that are now complete. Seconded by Ms. DeAngelis, motion carried.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

A motion was made by Ms. Davis-Martin 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.  Seconded by Ms. DeAngelis. The vote was: Mr. Spero, aye; Ms. Springer, aye; Ms. DeAngelis, aye; Ms. Davis-Martin, aye; and Mr. Sutherin, aye. Motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Sutherin to come out of executive session. Seconded by Ms. Davis-Martin. The vote was: Mr. Spero, aye; Ms. Springer, aye; Ms. DeAngelis, aye; Ms. Davis-Martin, aye; and Mr. Sutherin, aye. Motion carried.

 

APPLICATIONS

 

OTL-927 A motion was made by Ms. DeAngelis to approve the application from Heather Corbet for a limited permit. Seconded by Ms. Springer, motion carried.

 

OT-925 A motion was made by Ms. DeAngelis to approve the application from Emily Bain for an occupational therapist license. Seconded by Ms. Davis-Martin, motion carried.

 

OTL-923 A motion was made by Ms. DeAngelis to approve the application from Kimberly Dickey for an occupational therapy temporary license. Seconded by Ms. Springer. Ms. Davis-Martin recused herself. Motion carried.

 

REQUEST FOR A REFUND OF APPLICATION FEE

 

A request was received by Applicant ID 901107387 for a refund of the application fee. The Bureau will forward the request to the Board of Medicine since the applicant applied while licensing was under the Board of Medicine.

 

 

NEXT MEETING is scheduled for Monday August 17th, 2009 at 1:00 p.m.

 

Another meeting has been tentatively scheduled Friday August 21st, 2009 at 1:00 p.m.

 

A motion was made by Ms. Davis-Martin to use the procedures used by the Board of Medicine as of June 30, 2009 for an individual applying for a license. Seconded by Mr. Sutherin, motion carried.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

A motion was made by Ms. Davis-Martin to adjourn the meeting at 4:45 p.m. Seconded by Ms. DeAngelis, motion carried.

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Ione Springer Caren DeAngelis

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Diann Davis-Martin Michael Spero

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Corwin Sutherin Tana Cory, Bureau Chief