IDAHO SPEECH AND HEARING SERVICES BOARD

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

Boise, ID 83702-5642 

 

Conference Call Minutes of 7/28/2008

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:   Andrew J. Seitz - Chair

                                                             Jody S. O'Donnell

                                                             Dennis J. Bell

                                                             Carletta Jean Allen

                                                             Brenda Bell Mecier

                                                             Mary R. Reis

 

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:    Joanne M. Huylar

 

BUREAU STAFF:                           Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                            Dawn Hall, Deputy Bureau Chief

                                                            Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney

                                                            Karin Magnelli, Deputy Attorney General

                                                            Sandee Hitesman, Management Assistant

                                                            Marcie McGinty, Appeals Hearings Technician

                                                            Janice Wiedrick, Technical Records Specialist

 

Meeting was called to order at 1:30 PM MDT by Andrew J. Seitz.

 

Mary R. Reis was welcomed to the Board as the new lay member.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Ms. Mecier moved to approve the minutes of June 19, 2008 conference call.  Ms. Allen seconded, and it carried.

 

GUIDANCE ON INVESTIGATIVE FILES

Attorney General presentation

 

SHS-2006-4 

 

Mr. Bell moved to approve the stipulated agreement and have Chairman Seitz sign on behalf of the Board.  Ms. O’Donnell seconded, and it carried.

 

Revised Contract

 

Ms. Mecier moved to approve the revised contract provided for Board review.  Mr. Bell seconded, and it carried.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

The Bureau presented the following investigative reports:

 

SHS-2008-1

 

Ms. O’Donnell moved to accept the recommendation to send a letter to the company and a warning letter to the licensees to be aware of the advertising practices with employers.  Ms. Mecier seconded, and it carried.

 

SHS-2008-4

 

Mr. Bell moved to table this until the next meeting.  Ms. Allen seconded, and it carried.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

Provisional Permit Instruction Page Revisions:

 

Discussion was held on the provisional permit application instruction sheet additions.  Ms. Allen moved to table this until the September 11, 2008 meeting, giving the Board and Bureau time to review in the instruction page and make the updates accurate and consistent with the law. Ms. Mecier seconded, and it carried.

 

Dual Licensure for Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists:

The Board directs that for those holding both AUD and SLP licenses, that they may be issued one paper license listing both licenses as a dual license and be charged one fee in accordance with Idaho Code 54-2917.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

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

 

Ms. Mecier moved to come out of executive session, Ms. Reis seconded.  Aye votes: Mr. Bell, Ms. Allen, Ms. O’Donnell, Mr. Seitz, Ms. Mecier, and Ms. Reis.  Nay votes: none. Motion carried.

 

APPLICATIONS

 

Approved for Licensure

 

Ms. O’Donnell moved to approve the following for licensure and provisional permits:

 

    Michelle Colleen Coppess    SLP-1500
 Alixandrea Buchanan  SLP-1773
   Kristina Davis  SLP-1751
Camber Paige Ellingson 

SLP-1762

    Haylie Ann Miller  SLP-1642
 Karissa Miller  SLP-1670
Guadalupe Orazco   SLP-1758
  Jackie St. Marie  SLP-1764
 Trisha Marie Anderson     TSLP-1767
Michael Eric Barton   TSLP-1766
Jasmine Brunson TSLP-1763
Alecia Lynn Dixon  TSLP-1747
Benjamin Don Hazlett  TSLP-1761
Jennifer Nicole Hietala

 TSLP-1755

Erin Kennedy   TSLP-1772
Kelly J. Manwaring TSLP-1752
Noel Quist TSLP-1745
 Kristin Maren Phillips  

TSLP-1768

 Annie Searcy  TSLP-1756
Rachael Seibold  TSLP-1753
Rhonda Marie Smith     TSLP-1759
Mackenzie Lamb Swenson     TSLP-1750
 Amanda Tingey     TSLP-1765
 Kevin Christopher Woodall    TSLP-1769
 Jessie Dean Aldous       HT-1770

                                                                                                      

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Pending:

 

The Board reviewed the following and requested more information from candidates 901102666, and 901102977.

 

Ms. Allen seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

NEXT MEETING

 

The next meeting is scheduled for September 11, 2008 at 1:30 MDT.

 

Agenda Items:

 

1.      Rule/Law change for definition and use of term ”audioprosthologist”

2.      Case SHS-2008-4

3.      Provisional Permit application sheet updated.

4.      Temporary Provisional permits be issued before graduation so that permit holders and have the permits for employment right out of college.

 

Adjournment

 

Ms. O’Donnell moved to adjourn the meeting at 2:45 p.m.  Ms. Allen seconded the motion, and it carried.