IDAHO SPEECH AND HEARING SERVICES BOARD
Bureau of Occupational Licenses
1109 Main Street, Suite 220
Boise, ID 83702-5642
Conference Call Minutes of 1/7/2009
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Andrew J. Seitz - Chair
Jody S. O'Donnell
Dennis J. Bell
Dr. Brenda B. Mecier
Mary R. Reis
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: Carletta J. Allen
Joanne M. Huylar
BUREAU STAFF: Dawn Hall, Deputy Bureau Chief
Linda Goff, Technical Records Specialist
Meeting was called to order at 1:05 PM MST by
Andrew J. Seitz.
Chairman Seitz reported that the search to date has produced no specific definition of the term “audioprosthologist”. He did find the scope of practice is “hearing aid dispensing and fitting.” Chairman Seitz will continue to search for a clear definition, and Dr. Mecier will attempt to contact schools that award certificates. They will update their findings at the next meeting.
A motion was made by Dr. Mecier to go into executive session for the review of applications per Idaho Code 67-2345 (1) (d), Ms. O’Donnell seconded. Votes were: Mr. Seitz, aye; Ms. O’Donnell, aye; Ms. Reis, aye; Mr. Bell, aye; and Dr. Mecier; aye. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Ms. O’Donnell to come out of executive session, Dr. Mecier seconded. Votes were: Mr. Seitz, aye; Mr. Bell, aye; Ms. Reis, aye; and Dr. Mecier; aye, Ms. O’Donnell, aye. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Ms. O’Donnell and seconded by Ms. Reis to approve the following:
Approved for Licensure
GEROSA ELIZABETH A
WHETTEN JENSEN JANA
Approved for change in Supervisor
BEBOF DEBREBISSON JAIME
Quarterly Report Form
Due to questions received regarding the form, the secretary was directed to log questions and feedback, then report via e-mail to Ms. O’Donnell, Ms. Allen and Ms. Huylar.
January 22nd, 2009. 1:30 MST. Conference Call.
Ms. O’Donnell moved to adjourn the meeting at 2:28 p.m. Dr. Mecier seconded, motion carried.