IDAHO SPEECH AND HEARING SERVICES BOARD

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

Boise, ID 83702-5642 

 

Conference Call Minutes of 9/11/2008

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Joe Seitz, Chairman

                                                             Joanne Huylar

                                                             Mary A. Reis

                                                             Dennis Bell

                                                             Brenda Mecier

                                                             Carletta Allen

 

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:    Jody O’Donnell

 

BUREAU STAFF:                           Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                            Dawn Hall, Deputy Bureau Chief

                                                            Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief

                                                            James Stoll, Administrative Attorney

                                                            Sandee Hitesman, Administrative Assistant

                                                            Linda Goff, Technical Records Specialist

                                                            Janice Wiedrick, Technical Records Specialist

 

Meeting was called to order at 1:30 p.m. MDT by Chairman Seitz.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Mr. Bell moved to approve the minutes of the July 28, 2008 meeting.  Ms. Mecier seconded, motion carried.

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

Ms. Cory and Mr. Stoll reported that Mr. Brown appealed for a judicial review of his case and the District Court upheld the decision in the Board’s favor.  It has been appealed to the Supreme Court.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

CONTRACT

 

Mr. Bell moved to approve the contract between the Board and the Bureau and have Chairman Seitz sign the contract on behalf of the Board.  Ms. Mecier seconded, motion carried.

 

A letter from Kristi Sorensen concerning the supervision ratio was read. Ms. Huylar moved to have a letter sent to her asking for more information on the other state’s regulations, and how they handle supervision of provisional permit holders.  The information is to be considered at the November 13, 2008 meeting.  Ms. Allen seconded, motion carried.

 

TECHNICAL RECORDS SPECIALIST

 

Ms. Cory introduced Linda Goff, Technical Records Specialist, to the Board.  Ms. Goff will be the new secretary for the Board in a few months. 

 

ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN

 

Ms. Mecier moved to elect Joe Seitz as Chairman.  Mr. Bell seconded, the motion carried.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

Ms. Allen moved to go into executive session for review of applications per Idaho Code 67-2345 (d).  Ms. Mecier seconded.  Aye votes:  Ms. Allen, Ms. Huylar, Ms. Mecier, Mr. Bell, Ms. Reis, and Chairman Seitz.  Motion Carried.

 

Ms. Mecier moved to come out of executive session.  Ms. Allen seconded. Aye votes:  Ms. Allen, Ms. Huylar, Ms. Mecier, Mr. Bell, Ms. Reis, and Chairman Seitz.  Motion Carried.

 

APPLICATIONS

     Approved for Licensure:

 

Ms. Allen moved to approve the following for licensure or exam:   

 

Audiology  
Tia Ann Flynn AUD-1778

        

 

Speech Language Pathology

 
Brian Cavanagh 

 SLP-1760

 Christine Eads  SLP-1774
Jesse Martin, Jr.   SLP-1788
Ernestine Miller  

 SLP-1789

      Melissa Swander

 SLP-1783

  Erin Kay Westfall

 SLP-1782

 

Provisional Permits  
Betty Adkison        HT-1777
Tanya Bos    TSLP-1781
Chelsea Elizabeth D’Addobbo  TSLP-1786
Erin Kennedy

 TSLP-1772

Nicole Kessler  

  TSLP-1757

     Marla Maurice-Ambrose    TSLP-1771
Amanda Marie Stearns    TSLP-1779
Kevin Christopher Woodall   TSLP-1769

                                              

Approved for Exam:

Betty Adkison

                                                             

                                                  

Ms. Reis seconded, motion carried.

 

     Pending

Mr. Bell moved to require more information from applicant 901103303 on the training and assigned duties page, to be reviewed at the next meeting. Ms. Allen seconded, motion carried.

 

NEXT MEETING

 

The next conference call is to be on October 17, 2008 at 9:30 a.m.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

Ms. Mecier moved to adjourn the meeting at 2:40 p.m. Mr. Bell seconded, motion carried.