HEARING AID DEALERS AND FITTERS

REGULAR MEETING

November 8, 2001

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

 

ROLL CALL:     Kelley Olenick

                            Kathleen Ann Wachtler

                            Dr. William Cooper

                            Dr. Charles Gasser

                            Steven T. Rademacher

ALSO PRESENT:     Rayola Jacobsen, Bureau Chief

                                        Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief

                                        Roger Hales, Administrative attorney

                                        Kirsten Wallace, Prosecuting Attorney

                                        John Kersey, Chief Investigator

                                        Janice Wiedrick, Secretary

 

The meeting was called to order at 1:00p.m. by acting Chairman Kelley Olenick.

Kathleen Ann Wachtler was welcomed to the Board. Ms. Wachtler was appointed to complete the term of Jeff Brockett, who resigned his position on the Board.

Steve Rademacher moved to approve the minutes of May 2001 meeting as written. Dr.Cooper seconded, and the motion carried.

ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN

Kelley Olenick moved to elect Dr. Gasser as Chairman. Dr. Cooper seconded, and the motion carried.

Ms. Olenick moved to go into executive session for discussion of pending litigation forcase number HAD P5B 04 00 0004. Steven Rademacher seconded, and the motion carried.

Steven Rademacher moved to come out of executive session. Ms. Olenick seconded, and the motion carried.

Steven Rademacher moved to remand the matter to the Hearing Officer to issue a schedule of review. Ms. Olenick seconded, and the motion carried.

Mr. Davis and his attorney, Chuck Peterson met with the Board to answer questions from the Board and make statements concerning HAD P304 99 009 and HAD P304 99 009.

Ms. Olenick moved to take the matter under advisement in executive session, Steven Rademacher seconded, and the motion carried.

Ms. Olenick moved to come out of executive session. Ms. Wachtler seconded, and the motion carried.

Ms. Olenick moved that all Board members read the information and a decision will be made by conference call on November 30, 2001, 9:00a.m. Steve Rademacher seconded, and the motion carried.

BUREAU STAFF

The Board welcomed Rayola Jacobsen.

Budd Hetrick advised that the financial report was available due to programming updates, but would be mailed to all Board members as soon as it is printed.

Mr. Hetrick presented the contract between the Bureau and the Board. The changes in the indirect percentages and the new Board bud get were reviewed.

Ms. Olenick moved to accept the contract as written for Chairman Gasserís signature. Steve Rademacher seconded, and the motion carried.

John Kersey presented the investigative report showing two complaints in fiscal year 2002, six complaints for 2001, and three complaints open from 2000.

BUSINESS FILE

The business file was cleared with no action taken.

Quarterly reports were reviewed.

Discussion was held on disposable hearing aids. Ms. Olenick moved to draft rules for disposable hearing aids at such time as other rules are being proposed. Ms. Wachtler seconded, and the motion carried.

TERMINATED FILE

Dr. Cooper moved to terminate applicant file HAD 02-07-01 KO for lack of activity. Ms. Olenick seconded the motion, motion carried.

EXAMINATION

The Board prepared for the examination on November 9, 2001. Eight applicants are scheduled for the examination.

One license was issued as a result of the November 9, 2001 examination:

Mary M. Whitaker H-489

Having no further business before them, Ms. Olenick moved to adjourn the meeting at 3:00p.m. Dr. Cooper seconded the motion, motion carried.


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