Bureau of Occupational Licenses

State of Idaho


Minutes of January 26, 2006


The Idaho Speech and Hearing Service Board meeting was called to order at 1:34 p.m., mountain time, Thursday, January 26, 2006 at the Bureau of Occupational Licenses, Owyhee Plaza, 1109 Main Street, Suite 220, Boise, Idaho.


Roll Call:          Kathleen Wachtler, Chair

                        William S. Cooper, Board Member

                        Andrew J. Seitz, Board Member

                        Jody S. O’Donnell, Board Member

                        Dennis J. Bell, Board Member

                        Carletta Allen, Board Member


Bureau Staff:     Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief

                        Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney

                        Marcie McGinty, Investigations Coordinator

                        Janice Wiedrick, Board Secretary


Joanne Larsen, Board Member, absent, excused.




The Board with its counsel Roger Hales discussed possible disciplinary action against Respondent Randell E. Brown.  After full discussion in open session the Board made the following motions.


Moved by William Cooper to adopt the Hearing Officer’s Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law.  Seconded by Jody O’Donnell, motion carried.


Moved by Dennis Bell that the license issued to Randall Brown be suspended until the fees entered in the Board’s first Final Order are paid in full.  Payment must be paid to the Bureau within thirty (30) days.  Seconded by William Cooper, motion carried.


Moved by William Cooper to have Roger Hales draft a Final Order for execution by the Board Chair.  Seconded by Jody O’Donnell, motion carried.


Following consultation with the International Hearing Society on the grading of two questions on the International Licensing Examination, Mr. Seitz moved to issue the Hearing Aid Dealers and Fitters license to Nathan Horlacher based upon his passing all sections of the exam.  Ms. Allen seconded the motion, and it carried.


Having no further business before them, the conference call ended at 2:10p.m.



Licenses Issued:


Nathan Horlacher                     HA-1055