IDAHO SPEECH AND HEARING SERVICES BOARD

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

Boise, ID 83702-5642 

 

Conference Call Minutes of 6/19/2008

 

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Andrew J Seitz - Chair

                                                             Jody S O'Donnell

                                                             Dennis J Bell

                                                             Carletta Jean Allen

                                                             Joanne M Huylar

                                                             Brenda Bell Mecier

                                                             Jerry A Peterson

 

 

BUREAU STAFF:                           Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                            Dawn Hall, Deputy Bureau Chief

                                                            Karin Magnelli, Deputy Attorney General

                                                            Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney

                                                            Sandee Hitesman, Administrative Assistant

                                                            Janice Wiedrick, Technical Records Specialist

 

                                   

Meeting was called to order at 1:35 MDT by Andrew J Seitz.

 

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Mr. Bell moved to approve the minutes of May 8, 2008.  Ms. O’Donnell seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS

 

Ms. Magnelli presented the Recommended Action on Disciplinary Complaints to the Board:

 

SHS-2005-1   Ms. O’Donnell moved to approve the recommendation to negotiate a consent order with Respondent to pay $500 in costs. Mr. Peterson seconded the motion and it carried.

 

SHS-2005-2    Mr. Bell moved to accept the recommendation of the Attorney General’s Office to close the file. Ms. O’Donnell seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

SHS-2006-3   Ms. Mecier moved to authorize the Attorney General’s Office issue a warning letter.  Ms. O’Donnell seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

 SHS-2006-4   Mr. Bell moved to accept the recommendation to authorize the Attorney General’s office negotiate a consent order, fine of $500, and fees recovery of $850.  Mr. Peterson seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

Discussion was held on Idaho’s definitions for Aides and Assistants, and the information was to be posted on the web site.  Because Medicare has ruled that only Speech Language Pathologists can bill for services, the posting to the web site is not needed.  Ms. Huylar moved to not post the information on the web site. Ms. O’Donnell seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

Ms. O’Donnell moved to go into executive session for review of applications per Idaho Code 67-2345 (1) (d) and potential litigation per Idaho Code 67-2345 (1) (f).  Ms. Mecier seconded the motion.  Aye votes: Mr. Peterson, Mr. Bell, Ms. Mecier, Ms. O’Donnell, Ms. Huylar, and Ms. Allen. Nay Votes: None.  Motion carried.

 

Mr. Peterson moved to come out of executive session.  Ms. Allen seconded the motion. Aye votes: Mr. Peterson, Mr. Bell, Ms. Mecier, Ms. O’Donnell, Ms. Huylar, and Ms. Allen. Nay Votes: None.  Motion carried.

 

Mr. Peterson moved to issue a conditional license to Donald Raymond Deardorff, HA-1605. The conditions are that through 2009 he is to file quarterly reports, and all advertising is to be pre-approved by the Board. Mr. Bell seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

Ms. Huylar moved to have the Bureau send a letter to applicant 901091362 to advise him what is needed to complete the licensure process.  Ms. Mecier seconded the motion, and it carried. 

 

Ms. O’Donnell moved to forward a letter to applicant 901095157 about when an apprenticeship started and when the provisional permit was issued to the investigative unit.  Ms. Allen seconded, and the motion carried.

 

APPLICATIONS

    

Ms. O’Donnell moved to issue licenses/provisional permits to the following approved applicants:

 

Jessica Stich-Hennen                                              AUD-1736

Karrie Weightman                                                     AUD-1731

 

Nikki Bentz                                                                 SLP-1753

Tara Burrell                                                                SLP-1741

Melissa Carsrud                                                        SLP-1738

Patricia Harder                                                          SLP-1732

Julie Hoyle                                                                 SLP-1735

Jacie Jean Pollard                                                    SLP-1749

Joanna Rasmussen                                                  SLP-1720

Jane Roberts                                                             SLP-1744

Joellen Salisbury                                                       SLP-1761

Rosemary Washburn                                                SLP-1671

 

Jaime de Brebisson                                                 TSLP-1737

Alicia Dixson                                                             TSLP-1747

Jessi Hardy                                                                TSLP-1743

Mary Howard                                                             TSLP-1740

Teresa Hutton                                                            TSLP-1746

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

Discussion was held on the new check sheets for application files.  Corrections were made to the check sheets. 

 

Discussion was held on the best method of getting the Board members the information before a conference call.  Ms. Allen needs the check sheets faxed to her.  Ms. Mecier would like the check sheets sent by e-mail to her home and work and add copies sent to the work address as well.

 

NEXT MEETING

 

The next meeting is a conference call scheduled for Monday, July 28th at 1:30 p.m. MDT.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

Ms. O’Donnell moved to adjourn the meeting at 2:30p.m.  Mr. Peterson seconded the motion, and it carried.