IDAHO BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY ADMINISTRATORS

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0063 

 

Board Meeting Minutes of 1/25/2012

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Shirlie Meyer - Chair

                                                             Dale Eaton

                                                             Vicky Goettsche

                                                             Linda L. Simon

 

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:    Heidi Brough Nye

 

BUREAU STAFF:                           Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                            Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

                                                            Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager

                                                            Maurie Ellsworth, Legal Counsel

                                                            Eric Nelson, Board Prosecutor

                                                            Janice Wiedrick, TRS

 

OTHERS PRESENT:                     Robert Vande Merwe, Idaho Health Care Assoc.

                                                            Kimberly Keegan, applicant

                                   

The meeting was called to order at 9:03 AM MST by Shirlie Meyer.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

The Board reviewed the minutes of 10/12/2011 and 12/06/2011. Ms. Simon moved to approve the minutes of 10/12/2011. Mr. Eaton seconded, motion carried.

 

Ms. Simon moved to approve the minutes of 12/06/2011.  Mr. Eaton seconded, motion carried.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Hall reported that the rules have passed the House and will be heard later today in the Senate.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

Ms. Hall reported that the Board’s cash balance as of 12/31/2011 was ($1371.34).

 

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

The Board delayed the discussion of the NAB mid-year meeting report to the next meeting.

 

The Board reviewed a draft of the experience report for trainees and made suggestions. It will be reviewed again at the next meeting. Mr. Vande Merwe expressed concern that the form went beyond the requirements of the legislation. The Board discussed concerns regarding the new rules for experience and whether there was a conflict with the requirements for a provisional permit. The Board decided to discuss the matter further with Mr. Ellsworth later in the meeting.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

The Board delayed the discussion of the NAB Annual Meeting, June 6-8, 2012 in Providence, RI to the April meeting.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

A motion was made by Mr. Eaton 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.  It was seconded by Ms. Simon. The vote was: Mr. Eaton, aye; Ms. Simon, aye; Ms. Meyer, aye; and Ms. Goettsche, aye. Motion carried.

 

Mr. Eaton moved to come out of executive session. It was seconded by Ms. Simon. The vote was: Mr. Eaton, aye; Ms. Simon, aye; Ms. Meyer, aye; and Ms. Goettsche, aye. Motion carried.

 

Ms. Simon moved to authorize Kimberly Keegan to sit for the exam. Mr. Eaton seconded, and motion carried.

 

Mr. Ellsworth discussed with the Board the concerns over the provisional permit. He stated that there could be a conflict based on the current verbiage. Mr. Vande Merwe stated that the Association may be willing to run legislation to help fix the issue.

 

DISCIPLINARY ACTION

 

Mr. Nelson presented a memo to the Board regarding RCA-2012-6. The Board gave recommendations for sanctions.

 

NAB AGREEMENT

 

Mr. Ellsworth discussed the NAB endorsement agreement.  Mr. Eaton moved to approve the NAB endorsement agreement and allow the Chair to sign on behalf of the Board. Ms. Simon seconded, and the motion carried.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Peel presented the investigative report.

 

I-RCA-2010-2: Ms. Simon moved to authorize closure. Mr. Eaton seconded, and motion carried.

 

I-RCA-2010-26: Mr. Eaton moved to authorize closure. Ms. Simon seconded, and motion carried.

 

I-RCA-2011-21: Mr. Eaton moved to authorize closure. Ms. Simon seconded, and motion carried.

 

The Board reviewed the supervision report in case RCA-2011-12. No Action was taken.

           

RCA-2012-5: Mr. Eaton moved to accept the Stipulation and Consent Order and allow the Chair to sign on behalf of the Board. Ms. Simon seconded, and motion carried.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

A motion was made by Ms. Simon 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.  It was seconded by Mr. Eaton. The vote was: Mr. Eaton, aye; Ms. Simon, aye; Ms. Meyer, aye; and Ms. Goettsche, aye. Motion carried.

 

Mr. Eaton moved to come out of executive session. It was seconded by Ms. Simon. The vote was: Mr. Eaton, aye; Ms. Simon, aye; Ms. Meyer, aye; and Ms. Goettsche, aye. Motion carried.

 

The Board terminated the following applications for lack of good cause in response to the letter sent on the lack of activity:

 

Michelle Allen, Billie Jean Henry, Brandy Rae Jones, Ashley Ann Lairson,

Nancy Middlebrook, Katheren M. Murrell, Jodi Lynn Norton, and Elena Popescu.

 

Mr. Eaton moved to authorize Gayleen Dodson to sit for the exam. Ms. Simon seconded, and motion carried.

 

The Board approved nine re-instatement applications with continuing education completed and sent four re-instatement applications to investigations for lack of CE hours.

 

NEXT MEETING was set for April 11 at 9:00 AM MST.

 

ADJOURNMENT

Ms. Simon moved to adjourn the meeting at 12:30 PM. Mr. Eaton seconded, and motion carried.

 

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Shirlie Meyer, Chair                                        Dale Eaton

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Vicky Goettsche                                             Linda L. Simon

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Heidi Brough Nye                                          Tana Cory, Bureau Chief