IDAHO SPEECH AND HEARING SERVICES BOARD
Bureau of Occupational Licenses
1109 Main Street, Suite 220
Boise, ID 83702-5642
Conference Call Minutes of 3/20/2008
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: ANDREW J SEITZ - CHAIR
JODY S O'DONNELL
DENNIS J BELL
BRENDA BELL MECIER
JERRY A PETERSON
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: JOANNE HUYLAR
CARLETTA JEAN ALLEN
BUREAU STAFF: Tana Cory, Bureau Chief
Dawn Hall, Deputy Bureau Chief
Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney
Janice Wiedrick, Technical Records Specialist I
Meeting was called to order at 1:30 p.m. MDT by ANDREW J SEITZ.
Discussion was held on the letter asking about the term “diagnosis” received from S. David Hawkes.
Mr. Peterson moved to have Mr. Hales send a follow-up letter to Mr. Hawkes. Mr. Bell seconded the motion, and it carried unanimously.
Mr. Hales explained the background on the judgment, Case No. CV-0502437/ Randell Brown to the Board. This case started when the previous Hearing Aid Dealer and Fitter Board was active. The Speech Language Pathology Board, appointed after the case was started, needed to be apprised of the history.
Ms. Mecier moved to go into executive session for review of application files per Idaho Code 67-2345 (1) (d). Ms. O’Donnell seconded the motion. Votes Aye: Mr. Bell, Mr. Peterson, Ms. O’ Donnell, and Ms. Mecier. Votes Nay: None. Motion Carried.
Ms. O’Donnell moved to come out of executive session. Ms. Mecier seconded. Votes Aye: Mr. Bell, Mr. Peterson, Ms. O’ Donnell, and Ms. Mecier. Votes Nay: None. Motion Carried.
Ms. Mecier moved to issue licenses/permits to the applicants approved by the Board. Mr. Peterson seconded the motion, and it carried unanimously.
Mr. Peterson moved to allow candidates 901091334 and 901091362 to take the examination in May; but the Board reserves the right to review disciplinary action from Washington prior to licensing. Mr. Bell seconded; and the motion carried unanimously.
Mr. Peterson moved to have Ms. Cory contact her counterpart in Washington to get documentation of the completion of the disciplinary actions for candidates 901091334 and 901091362. Ms. Mecier seconded the motion, and it carried unanimously.
Approved for Licensure for Audiology – Megan Bishop AUD-1710
Approved for Licensure for Speech Language Pathology – Hali Hanna
Approved for Provisional Permit – Marilyn Rashan Frink-Turner – HT-1712
Approved for Exam - 901091334 and 901091362
Denied - None
Pending - None
The next scheduled meeting is May 8, 2008. The Hearing Aid Dealer and Fitter examination is scheduled for May 9, 2008.
Mr. Peterson moved to adjourn the meeting at 2:20 p.m. Ms. O’Donnell seconded the motion. Aye Votes: Mr. Bell, Mr. Peterson, Ms. O’Donnell, and Ms. Mecier. Nay Votes: None. Motion carried.