Idaho State Board
Examiners of Residential Care Facility Administrators

Bureau of Occupational Licenses
1109 Main Street, Suite 220
Boise, Idaho 83702-5642
(208) 334-3233


Minutes of March 14, 2003


ROLL CALL:                      Verlene Kaiser, Chairman

                                         Myron Higbee

                                         Ione Springer


ABSENT/EXCUSED:           Kenneth Madsen

                                         Shirlie Meyer


ALSO PRESENT:                Rayola Jacobsen, Bureau Chief

                                         Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief

                                         Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney

                                         Janice Wiedrick, Office Specialist II


Chairman Kaiser called the meeting to order at 9:45a.m. 

Myron Higbee moved to approve the minutes of September 13, 2002.  Ione Springer seconded the motion and the motion carried. 

The agenda for the meeting was approved. 

Rayola Jacobsen reported that House Bill 15 will be before the Legislature on Tuesday the 18th and that House Bill 33 has been signed by the Governor. 

Ms. Jacobsen has met with Michelle Glascow of Idaho Assisted Living Association (IDALA) for an interchange of information.  Ms. Glascow has spent a lot of time with the Legislators in support of the Law changes.

Ms Jacobsen reported that the Bureau is getting ready for June renewals, and because of the change in renewal dates, additional programming is being completed.  

Mr. Hetrick presented the financial report, showing a positive balance of $48,027.28.  Once the birthday renewals are in effect, the Boardís fund balance should not fluctuate as much because the renewals will be spread more evenly throughout the year. 

At the years end the Board would like a comparison of the exam and personnel costs for the last three years. 

Mr. Hetrick presented the investigative report, showing there was one complaint filed for 2003 and it is under investigation.  The one complaint for 2002 has been closed. 


The Board updated their names and addresses. 

The bank of questions from Dr. Haacker was given to Professional Exam Service for use on future development of examination questions.  

Chairman Kaiser distributed the information for the Boardís information on how examination questions are selected and rated. 

The bibliography for the Developmentally Disabled and Mentally Ill is not current and the will be updated along with the Study Guide from NAB. 

The Assisted Living Facility Association (ALFA) is to re-write the curriculum for the coursework. 

Ms. Kaiser is to contact James Allen at Chapel Hill to see if Idaho can get a copy of the coursework they have available as a correspondence course for Board review. 

Ione Springer moved to invite Michelle Glascow of IDALA to present the curriculum changes IDALA is considering to update the coursework.  Myron Higbee seconded the motion and the motion carried. 

Board travel and the Bureau reimbursement Policies and Procedures were reviewed. Chairman Kaiser presented a draft Travel Guideline proposal for the Bureau to review. 

Myron Higbee presented the information on the Governorís Conference on Aging and asked for acceptance for continuing education approval.  Ione Springer moved to approve the CE hours from the Governorís Conference. Myron Higbee seconded the motion and the motion carried. 

Chairman Kaiser presented reports to the Board on the Anaheim NAB meeting and the San Francisco meeting for exam writing. 

Agenda planning was discussed and all Board members were encouraged to help in agenda planning.  If anything needs to be on the agenda contact Janice at the Bureau. 

Myron Higbee moved to send a Board member to the NAB Annual meeting on June 11-13, 2003.  Ione Springer seconded the motion and the motion carried. 

Chairman Kaiser is to contact Shirlie Meyer and Kenneth Madsen to see if they are interested in attending this meeting. 

The next scheduled meeting is May 15th at 9:00a.m.  Agenda Items include:

1.     IDALA asked to present curriculum changes

2.     Information from Chapel Hill, James Allen discussed

3.     Rules developed for new Law.

4.     Specialty licenses or specialty certification which will need law and rule changes.

5.     Report on Pass/Fail statistics on NAB exam. 

Myron Higbee moved to destroy the files that need to be terminated for lack of activity.  Ione Springer seconded the motion and the motion carried. 

Minute book, travel vouchers and per diem forms were completed. 

The Board requests a pass/fail report on the NAB examination for the next board meeting. 

Ione Springer moved to adjourn the meeting at 1:10p.m.  Myron Higbee seconded the motion and the motion carried.

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