Bureau of Occupational Licenses
700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0063
Gayle L Chaney
Jody S. O'Donnell
Leah D Whiteman
Dennis J. Bell
Mary R. Reis
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: Barbra Osterhout
Linda Goff, Technical Records Specialist
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
After review of the minutes from the February 24th meeting; a motion was made by Ms. O’Donnell to approve the minutes with one correction. Ms. Chaney seconded. The motion carried.
Ms. Cory said the Governor signed the law change allowing for endorsement on March 31st.
Chairman Seitz advised the Board as of February 28th there was a positive balance of $8429.93.
LETTER FROM IHS
A discussion was held regarding
changes to the International Licensing Examination (ILE) to be implemented by
the International Hearing Society. The new computer based ILE will be delivered
to testing centers across the
ASHA CEU POLICY CHANGE
A notification from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association was discussed. AHSA has announced that approved Continuing Education (CE) Providers may now round courses to the nearest half hour. Courses lasting 30 minutes are now allowed as long as they meet ASHA Continuing Education Board (CEB) requirements.
CE PROVIDER APPLICATION FOR REVIEW
The Board reviewed a request from Peoplefirst Rehabilitation for a Neurological Rehabilitation Workshop. After discussion, Ms. Chaney made a motion to approve the application. Ms. Whiteman seconded. The motion carried.
A motion was made by Ms. Chaney 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 and continuing education for reinstatement. Ms. Whiteman seconded. The vote was: Mr. Bell, aye; Ms. O’Donnell, aye; Ms. Reis, aye; Ms. Chaney, aye; Ms. Whiteman, aye; and Chairman Seitz, aye. There were no nay votes.
Mr. Bell made a motion to come out of executive session. Ms. O’Donnell seconded. The vote was Mr. Bell, aye; Ms. O’Donnell, aye; Ms. Reis, aye; Ms. Chaney, aye; Ms. Whiteman, aye; and Chairman Seitz, aye. 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:
ASHENBRENER, MEGAN SLPA – 2085
ESKELDSON, KIM SLPA – 2087
BALLS, MELANIE TSLP – 2090
Approved for Licensure pending passage of written and practical exams:
Approved for licensure pending receipt of required documentation:
The motion carried.
All continuing education submitted for reinstatement of licensure was approved as presented.
NEXT MEETING May 12th 2011at 1:00 PM MDT.
A motion was made by Mr. Bell to adjourn the meeting at 9:19 AM. Ms. Chaney seconded and the motion carried.
Andrew J. Seitz, Chair Gayle L Chaney
Jody S. O'Donnell Barbra Osterhout
Leah D Whiteman Dennis
Mary R. Reis Tana Cory, Bureau Chief