IDAHO BOARD OF OPTOMETRY

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0063 

 

Conference Call Minutes of 7/25/2011

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Jack G. Zarybnisky, O.D. - Chair

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Robert Sorensen O.D.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Rodney L. White, O.D.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Robert B. Grill, O.D.

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BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:††† Donald K. James, O.D.

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 BUREAU STAFF: †††††††††††††††††††††††† Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Carrie Gilstrap, Technical Records Specialist II

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The meeting was called to order at 8:00 AM MDT by Jack G. Zarybnisky, O.D.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

A motion was made by Dr. White to approve the minutes of May 20, 2011. Seconded by Dr. Grill, motion carried.

 

OLD BUSINESS

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PROPOSED LAW/RULE CHANGES

 

The Board reviewed the noted changes made to the draft set of rules. The Board stated it will present only its proposed rule changes during this legislative session and that any statute changes will be held until the following session. The Board will further discuss its licensing requirement for therapeutic privileges at that time.

 

Mr. Hales stated the Board will need to work with other interested parties by giving them an opportunity to review its proposed rules. Ms. Cory also stated itís best to work with agencies on the front end, in case there are questions and/or concerns that can be worked through prior to going before the Legislature.

 

A motion was made by Dr. Sorensen to disperse the proposed changes to interested parties. Seconded by Dr. White, motion carried.

 

Mr. Hales will notify Dr. Zarybnisky of the meeting date and time to present these changes to the Board of Pharmacy. Bureau Staff will also follow up with the Board of Medicine.

 

The Board asked Mr. Hales to follow up with Mr. Larry Benton as well.

 

Dr. Grill stated he would attend the Board of Pharmacy meeting if Dr. Zarybnisky isnít available at that time.

 

The Board also agreed to reimburse the member who attends for the expenses incurred.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

A motion was made by Dr. Grill to adjourn the meeting at 8:30 AM. Seconded by Dr. Sorensen, motion carried.

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Jack G. Zarybnisky, O.D., Chair†††††††††††††††††††††† Robert Sorensen O.D.

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Rodney L. White, O.D.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Robert B. Grill, O.D.

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Donald K. James, O.D.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Tana Cory, Bureau Chief