Bureau of Occupational Licenses
700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0063
Robert Sorensen O.D.
Rodney L. White, O.D.
Robert B. Grill, O.D.
Donald K. James, O.D.
Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager
Maurie Ellsworth, Legal Counsel
Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney
Jean Uranga, Board Prosecutor
Cherie Simpson, Management Assistant
Carrie Gilstrap, Technical Records Specialist II
OTHERS PRESENT: Erin O’ Neill, Idaho Society of Ophthalmology
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
A motion was made by Dr. White to approve the minutes of July 18, 2011. Seconded by Dr. Grill, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dr. Grill to approve the minutes of July 25, 2011. Seconded by Dr. Sorensen, motion carried.
Ms. Cory presented the legislative report to the members of the Board. She stated the Legislature approved another investigator position and this has now been filled. Ms. Cory introduced Mr. Ellsworth as the Board’s legal counsel and Ms. Uranga as its prosecutor.
Ms. Cory presented the financial report to the members of the Board. The current cash balance as of 7/31/2011 is $84,762.29.
Ms. Cory presented the FY 2012 contract renewal to members of the board. A motion was made by Dr. Sorensen to approve the contract renewal and authorize the Chair to sign on behalf of the board. Seconded by Dr. James, motion carried.
Ms. Uranga presented the memorandum to the members of the Board. Following discussion, the members provided her with their recommendations.
Ms. Peel presented the investigative report to the members of the Board.
I–OPT–2011–8 A motion was made by Dr. Sorensen to approve the Bureau’s recommendation and authorize closure. Seconded by Dr. White, motion carried.
Mr. Hales reviewed the latest draft rules with members of the Board. Dr. Zarybnisky and Mr. Hales attended the Board of Pharmacy's meeting and presented the proposed changes. The Board of Pharmacy voted to support that section of the proposed rules which had been presented.
correspondence re the visual evoked potential
Following discussion, a motion was made by Dr. James to request that Dr. Sorensen respond to the letter by directing the person to the optometry statute. Seconded by Dr. White, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dr. James 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 Dr. Sorensen. The vote was: Dr. Zarybnisky, aye; Dr. Sorensen, aye; Dr. White; Dr. Grill, aye; and Dr. James, aye. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Dr. Sorensen to come out of executive session. Seconded by Dr. White. The vote was: Dr. Zarybnisky, aye; Dr. Sorensen, aye; Dr. White; Dr. Grill, aye; and Dr. James, aye. Motion carried.
ODP-100229 A motion was made by Dr. Sorensen to approve the endorsement application for Dr. Arvidson. Seconded by Dr. Grill, motion carried.
APPLICANT ID 901118086 A motion was made by Dr. Sorensen to table this application and provide instruction to the applicant to complete pharmaceutical education or the TMOD. Seconded by Dr. White, motion carried.
Election of chair as per Idaho code 54–1508
A motion was made by Dr. Sorensen to elect Dr. White as the Chair and Secretary. Seconded by Dr. James, motion carried
NEXT MEETING was scheduled for Monday, December 19, 2011 at 8:30 AM and Monday, March 5, 2012 at 8:30 AM
Revisions were made to the set of proposed rules following the Board’s direction. These changes were presented to the Board. A motion was made by Dr. Zarybnisky to approve the changes to the draft set of proposed rule changes and requested its submission to the Governor's Office. Seconded by Dr. James, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dr. Zarybnisky to also disburse the proposed rule changes to the state Association. Seconded by Dr. Grill, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dr. James to adjourn the meeting at 10:15 AM. Seconded by Dr. Zarybnisky, motion carried.
Jack G. Zarybnisky, O.D., Chair Robert Sorensen O.D.
Rodney L. White, O.D. Robert Grill, O.D.
Donald K. James, O.D. Tana Cory, Bureau Chief