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.

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

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.             

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

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.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

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.

 

APPLICATIONS

     Approved for Licensure for Audiology – Megan Bishop  AUD-1710

     Approved for Licensure for Speech Language Pathology – Hali Hanna

          Fleming  SLP-1535

     Approved for Provisional Permit – Marilyn Rashan Frink-Turner – HT-1712

     Approved for Exam - 901091334 and 901091362

     Denied - None

     Pending - None

 

NEXT MEETING

 

The next scheduled meeting is May 8, 2008. The Hearing Aid Dealer and Fitter examination is scheduled for May 9, 2008.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

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.