IDAHO SPEECH AND HEARING SERVICES BOARD

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0063 

 

Conference Call Minutes of 7/9/2010

 

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Andrew J. Seitz - Chair

                                                             Leah D Whiteman

                                                             Dennis J. Bell

                                                             Joanne M. Huylar

                                                             Mary R. Reis

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:    Gayle L Chaney

                                                            Jody S. O'Donnell

                                                           

 

BUREAU STAFF:                           Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                            Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager

                                                            Linda Goff, Technical Records Specialist I

 

                                   

The meeting was called to order at 9:04 AM MDT by Andrew J. Seitz.

 

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A motion was made by Ms. Whiteman to approve the minutes of May 13, 2010. Ms. Reis seconded and the motion carried.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

Ms. Cory presented the legislative update. The Board discussed a law change allowing for endorsement will have no fiscal impact. Ms. Cory explained that the bill would be proposed with an emergency clause so that when and if the Governor signs the law, it would take effect on that date.  An emergency clause would assist applicants who are experiencing a delay in the process.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

Ms. Cory presented the Financial Report to the Board. As of June 30, 2010, the Board had a negative balance of $25,413.84.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

Ms. Peel presented the Investigative Report which is linked above.

 

For Board Determination:

 

            I-SHS-2010-6 When R submitted his application for reinstatement, he failed to include documentation verifying completion of the required CE in the year before reinstatement. R subsequently submitted appropriate documentation verifying completion. IBOL recommends that the Board authorize closure. A motion was made by Mr. Bell to authorize closure. Ms. Chaney seconded and the motion carried.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

Election of Board Chair

In accordance with Idaho Code 54-2909, a discussion was opened to accept nominations for the position of chairperson. Mr. Bell nominated Mr. Seitz. Ms. Whiteman seconded and the motion carried.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

A motion was made by Ms. Whiteman 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 applications. Ms. Reis seconded. The vote was: Mr. Bell, aye; Ms. Reis, aye; Ms. Huyler, aye; Ms. Whiteman, aye; and Chairman Seitz, aye. There were no nay votes. The motion carried.

 

Ms. Whiteman made a motion to come out of executive session. Ms. Reis seconded. The vote was Mr. Bell, aye; Ms. Reis, aye; Ms. Huyler aye; Ms. Whiteman, aye; and Chairman Seitz, aye. There were no nay votes. The motion carried.

 

APPLICATIONS

A motion was made by Ms. O’Donnell and seconded by Ms. Whiteman to approve the following:

 

                        CASTIONI, ERIN                                           AUD - 1988

                        MOCHIZUKI, KEVIN                         AUD - 1984

 

                        BAKER, LINSEY                                           SLP - 1989

                        PRUETT, REBEKAH                                   SLP - 1985

                        REID, STACY                                                SLP - 1997

                        ROBBINS, DIANE                                         SLP - 1980

                        SCHEIDMILLER, JASMINE                        SLP - 1986

WAITE, DEBORAH                                      SLP - 1993

WISKIRCHEN, MEGAN                               SLP - 1992

 

DAVIS VOLDBAEK, CASEY                      TSLP - 1996

SUTHERS, LINDSAY ANN              TSLP - 1991

TOONE, TARA ANN                         TSLP - 1990

 

The motion carried.

 

CE Application for Approval

A motion was made by Ms. Huylar to approve the application submitted by Eastern Idaho Regional for a continuing education seminar. Ms. Reis seconded. The motion carried.

 

 

 

NEXT MEETING August 19, 2010 at 1:00 PM MDT

 

ADJOURNMENT

A motion was made by Ms. Huylar to adjourn the meeting at 10:30 Ms. Reis seconded and the motion carried.

 

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Andrew J. Seitz, Chair                                      Gayle L Chaney

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Jody S. O'Donnell                                            Leah D Whiteman

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Dennis J. Bell                                                    Joanne M. Huylar

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Mary R. Reis                                                    Tana Cory, Bureau Chief