SPEECH HEARING SERVICES BOARD
November 10, 2005
Bureau of Occupational Licenses
ROLL CALL: Kathleen Wachtler, Chairman
Dennis J. Bell
William S. Cooper, Ph.D. (by phone)
Joanne M. Larsen
Jody S. O’Donnell
Carletta Jean Allen
Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief
Janice Wiedrick, Technical Records Specialist I
Chairman Wachtler called the meeting to order at 1:06 p.m.
Ms. Jacobsen reported that the Contractors Board and the Liquid Petroleum Gas Board are up and running. The Naturopath Board will soon be under way and new staff and remodeling have been added to accommodate the new Boards.
The financial report showing a negative balance of $37,134.51 was presented to the Board. The increase in applications will bring the balance to a positive number in the future.
The investigations report shows that for the year 2006 – two complaints have been received. For year 2005 - fifteen complaints were received, 7 of them are still open and two await Board determination. For the year 2004 – two are under investigation and one is awaiting Board action.
HAD-L2C-2004-13 Mr. Bell moved to accept the recommendation of the Bureau. Mr. Seitz seconded the motion, and it carried.
HAD-P3C-2-2005-4 Mr. Seitz moved to accept the recommendation of the Bureau.
Ms. O’Donnell seconded the motion, and it carried.
HAD-P1-2-2005-7 Mr. Seitz moved to accept the recommendation of the Bureau. Ms. Allen seconded the motion, and it carried.
Mr. Hales stated that a
Discussion was held on the Idaho Open Meeting Law and under what circumstances a Board may go into Executive Session. In the minutes of the executive session there are to be enough details to convey the general aspect of the session.
A meeting is to be held on January 6, 2006, to review applications for Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists for licensure.
The applications for Audiologists, Speech-Language
Pathologists and Hearing Aid Dealers and Fitters were reviewed by the Board and
Continuing education credits were discussed and ten hours of CE a year will apply to all professions. The Board will review all CE audits.
PASSING POINT ON EXAMINATION
Mr. Bell moved for the Board to adopt a 70% passing point on
each (practical and written) examination, each subsection of the practical exam
and a 70% for
Files for termination - the following files are terminated for lack of activity: SHS-09-29-2005-EB, SHS-10-20-2004-DWC, SHS-03-09-2001-GH, SHS-10-18-2003-SEC, SHS-03-02-2004-JLB, SHS-07-07-2005-SB, SHS-01-22-1998-DRD, SHS-06-06-2005-BE,
SHS-04-28-2005-DRF, and SHS-05-07-2003-BSS.
Ms. Allen moved to adjourn at 4:05p.m. Mr. Seitz seconded the motion, and it carried.
Kalob J. Parsons HA-1033
Dennis M. Sutton HA-1056
Mari A. Baker HA-1057
Ryan M. Kyle HA-1063