STATE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY LICENSURE BOARD

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

Boise, ID 83702-5642 

 

Board Meeting Minutes of 8/21/2009

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Michael Spero - Chair

Corwin Sutherin-via telephone

Ione Springer

Caren DeAngelis-via telephone

Diann Davis-Martin

 

BUREAU STAFF: Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

Karl Klein, Administrative Attorney

Cherie Simpson, Management Assistant

Carrie Gilstrap, Technical Records Specialist

 

OTHERS PRESENT: Farrell Lindley

                           

Meeting was called to order at 1:05 PM MDT by Michael Spero.

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

PROPOSED RULES

 

Discussion was held regarding physical agent modalities, supervision ratios and continuing education. The Board reviewed the draft of the proposed rules docket.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

CORRESPONDENCE

 

A motion was made by Ms. Springer to reorganize the agenda to address correspondence received at the Bureau. This was not previously posted to the agenda but needed to be added and addressed today in order to reply in a timely manner. Seconded by Ms. Davis-Martin, motion carried.

 

The Board reviewed an e-mail inquiry regarding supervision and billing issues. Mr. Spero will respond to the inquiry as discussed.

 

A motion was made by Ms. Springer stating once the Board has reviewed an approved application for a limited permit, the Bureau can issue the license following the receipt of a passing score for the examination and required fee.

 

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

 

OT-252 A motion was made by Ms. DeAngelis to approve the application from Kimberly Dickey for an occupational therapist license. Seconded by Ms. Davis-Martin, motion carried.

 

NEXT MEETING is scheduled for Monday August 24, 2009 at 4:00 p.m.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

A motion was made by Ms. Davis-Martin to adjourn the meeting at 3:10 p.m. Seconded by Ms. Springer, motion carried.

 

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Michael Spero, Chair Corwin Sutherin

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Ione Springer Caren DeAngelis

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Diann Davis-Martin Tana Cory, Bureau Chief