STATE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY LICENSURE BOARD

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

Boise, ID 83702-5642 

 

Board Meeting Minutes of 9/25/2009

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Michael Spero - Chair

Corwin Sutherin

Ione Springer

Caren DeAngelis

Diann Davis-Martin

 

BUREAU STAFF: Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

Karl Klein, Administrative Attorney

Carrie Gilstrap, Technical Records Specialist

                           

The meeting was called to order at 12:35 PM MDT by Michael Spero.

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

REVIEW OF DRAFT APPLICATIONS AND RENEWAL FORMS

 

The Board reviewed the draft licensure applications and renewal forms. Changes to the drafts were noted and revisions made. A motion was made by Ms. Davis-Martin to accept the forms as corrected. Seconded Ms. Springer, motion carried.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

APPLICATION REVIEW PROCESS

 

Discussion was held regarding how often the Board will need to meet in order to process applications in a timely manner. A motion was made by Mr. Sutherin to meet on a quarterly basis or as otherwise needed. Seconded by Ms. Springer, motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Ms. Davis-Martin to establish guidelines so the Bureau may issue temporary licenses. Seconded by Ms. DeAngelis, motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Ms. DeAngelis stating if the Board receives a complete application for a limited permit license and the regularly scheduled meeting is more than 30 days out, a conference call will be scheduled. Seconded by Ms. Davis-Martin, motion carried.

 

The Board prefers to have conference call meetings on Fridays at 8:30 a.m.

 

WALL CERTIFICATES

 

The Board reviewed samples of wall certificates and gave direction as to the style and format preferred.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

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

 

APPLICATIONS

 

A motion was made by Mr. Sutherin to approve the following applications for occupational therapist licensure. Seconded by Ms. Davis-Martin, motion carried.

 

OT-936 Elizabeth Bright

OT-940 Brenda Domingue

OT-935 Melissa Hildebrand

OT-926 Joshua Hudson

OT-929 Megan McKernan

OT-933 Kathi Smith

OT-945 Georgena Yanoff

 

A motion was made by Mr. Sutherin to approve the following application for occupational therapy assistant licensure. Seconded by Ms. Davis-Martin, motion carried.

 

OTA-922 Jennifer Claire

 

A motion was made by Mr. Sutherin to approve the following application for an occupational therapist limited permit. Seconded by Ms. Davis-Martin, motion carried.

 

OTL-930 Emily Guerrero

 

NEXT MEETING has been scheduled for December 11, 2009 at 8:30 a.m.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

A motion was made by Ms. Springer to adjourn the meeting at 2:30 p.m. Seconded by Ms. Davis-Martin, 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