Bureau of Occupational Licenses
1109 Main Street, Suite 220
Boise, ID 83702-5642
Jody S. O'Donnell
Dennis J. Bell
Carletta J. Allen
Joanne M. Huylar
Mary R. Reis
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: Brenda B. Mecier
Karl Klein, Administrative Attorney
Karen Magnelli, Deputy Attorney General
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
A motion was made by Ms. Allen to approve the minutes of August 27, 2009. Ms. Reis, seconded, motion carried.
Ms. Hall advised the Board the proposed rule changes will be posted to the website in October.
Ms. Magnelli, Deputy Attorney General, presented the following:
SHS-2009-4 It is the Attorney General’s recommendation that this case be closed, with a letter encouraging the Respondent not to discuss patient issues other than with the patient. Ms. O’Donnell made a motion to close the case and send a letter as recommended. Ms. Allen seconded, motion carried.
SHS-2009-3 The Attorney General’s Office requested guidance from the Board as to appropriate sanctions in this matter. After discussion, Ms. Allen made a motion to suspend the respondent‘s license for 30 days, and order the respondent to serve two years’ probation, as well as pay all investigative and attorney fees and a $500 fine. Ms. Reis seconded, motion carried.
Ms. Hall presented the financial report. As of August 31, 2009 the Board had a negative balance of $48, 217.61.
Ms. Hall presented the contract renewal for the Board’s review.
Ms. O’Donnell made a motion to approve the contract for renewal and to have Chairman Seitz sign and return the contract to the Bureau. Ms. Reis seconded, motion carried.
A discussion was held regarding an e-mail from the Idaho Division of Medicaid Bureau of Developmental Services. The Board had directed a response at the August 27th meeting, but held the e-mail over for further discussion and input from the Administrative Attorney. Mr. Klein agreed with the Board’s previous discussion that decided Idaho Code 54-2905 exempts those working in a public school setting from the licensure requirement.
Mr. Bell made a motion for the secretary to draft a response advising the Division of Medicaid that school based SLPs and Assistants are exempt from licensure. Ms. O’Donnell seconded, motion carried.
Election of Board Chair
In accordance with Idaho Code 54-2909, a discussion was opened to accept nominations for the position of chairperson. Ms. O’Donnell nominated Mr. Seitz. Mr. Bell seconded, motion carried.
A motion was made by Ms. O’Donnell that the Board go into executive session under Idaho Code 67-2345(d) to consider such records that are exempt from disclosure under the Idaho Public Records Law. The purpose of the Executive Session was to consider license application materials. Seconded by Ms. Reis. The vote was: Mr. Bell, aye; Ms. O’Donnell, aye; Ms. Reis, aye; Ms. Allen, aye; Ms. Huylar, aye; and Chairman Seitz, aye. There were no nay votes.
Ms. O’Donnell made a motion to come out of executive session. Ms. Reis seconded. The aye votes were: Mr. Bell, Ms. O’Donnell, Ms. Reis, Ms. Allen, Ms. Huylar, and Chairman Seitz. There were no nay votes.
A motion was made by Ms. O’Donnell and seconded by Ms. Reis to approve the following:
Approved for Licensure:
ANDERSON, TRISHA SLP-1915
GRANITZ, CAMILLE SLP-1909
HARDY, AMY SLP-1906
MOSS, JESSIE SLP-1905
STEARNS, AMANDA SLP-1913
TURNER, KELLY SLP-1910
WILSON, REBECCA SLP-1914
BEYLER, MARTIN HA-1908
TOLLEFSON, MITTIE HA-1911
BANKS, MARK HT-1917
HANSEN, LILLIA TSLP-1912
Approved pending receipt of transcripts:
Applicant Number 901103836
NEXT MEETING November 12, 2009 1:30 MST
A motion was made by Mr. Bell to adjourn the meeting at 3:00 pm. Ms. Reis seconded, motion carried.
Andrew J. Seitz, Chair Jody S. O'Donnell
Dennis J. Bell Carletta J. Allen
Joanne M. Huylar Brenda B. Mecier
Mary R. Reis Tana Cory, Bureau Chief