Bureau of Occupational Licenses
700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0063
Gayle L Chaney
Jody S. O'Donnell
Dennis J. Bell
Mary R. Reis
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: Leah D Whiteman
Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager
Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager
Eric Nelson, Board Prosecutor
Cherie Simpson, Management Assistant
Linda Goff, Technical Records Specialist
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
After review of the minutes from April 1, 2011, a motion was made by Ms. O’Donnell to approve the minutes. Ms. Osterhout seconded. The motion carried.
Ms. Cory advised the Board that the Legislature authorized the request of the Bureau to add an additional investigator.
Ms. Cory presented the financial report. The Board is headed in the right direction. As of April 30th, the Board had a positive balance of $16,720.95.
Ms. Peel presented the Investigative Report which is linked above.
For Board Determination:
I-SHS-2011-8 A motion was made by Ms. O’Donnell to authorize closure. Ms. Chaney seconded. The motion carried.
SHS-2011-3 Mr. Nelson requested guidance from the Board. The Board provided recommendations regarding appropriate sanctions for discipline.
After discussion, a motion was made by Ms. O’Donnell to approve Board membership in the National Council of State Boards of Examiners for Speech Language Pathology and Audiology. Ms. Osterhout seconded. The motion carried.
Rules for Board Review
Ms. Simpson presented the proposed Rule for endorsement to the Board for review. A motion was made by Mr. Bell to approve the Rule as written and have the Bureau submit to DFM (Division of Financial Management). Ms. Reis seconded. The motion carried.
Application and Instruction Revisions for Board Review
Changes made on application forms and the instructions were presented to the Board for review. After review and discussion, Ms. Chaney made a motion to approve the new formats with minor corrections. Ms. O’Donnell seconded. The motion carried.
HAD Post Cards
A discussion was held regarding preprinted contracts used by licensed Hearing Aid Dealer and Fitters and the fact that the old address for the Bureau may appear on those existing contracts. A motion was made by Mr. Bell to send post cards to all licensed Hearing Aid Dealer and Fitters regarding the change of address for the Bureau. The address for the Bureau must appear on all written contracts per Rule 600.02. A sticker may be placed over the old address on existing contracts used by Hearing Aid Dealer and Fitters. Ms. Chaney seconded. The motion carried.
CE Carryover Information for Applicants
Following the discussion of the changes implemented last March regarding Continuing Education Rule 400, the Board requested that information regarding carry over of continuing education hours be added to renewal notifications mailed to licensees.
Telepractice for Discussion
During the discussion of Telepractice definitions and criteria, a concern was raised regarding supervision. For example if the supervisor were not at the same site and an emergency involving a Permit Holder occurred, how best could the safety of the public be ensured? After further discussion and questions, the Board Chair requested Ms. Chaney and Mr. Bell find criteria relating to these situations and the scope of practice. Chairman Seitz will search for criteria specific to aides and assistants. The findings will be presented at a future meeting.
PRAXIS Scores for Discussion
Several applicants have questioned if photocopies of official PRAXIS scores will be accepted by the Board. After discussion, it was determined photocopies of official test results are acceptable.
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 applications, quarterly reports, and continuing education for reinstatement submitted for Board review. Mr. Bell seconded. The vote was: Mr. Bell, aye; Ms. O’Donnell, aye; Ms. Reis, aye; Ms. Chaney, aye; Ms. Osterhout, aye; and Chairman Seitz, aye. There were no nay votes. The motion carried.
Ms. Reis made a motion to come out of executive session. Ms. Osterhout seconded. The vote was Mr. Bell, aye; Ms. O’Donnell, aye; Ms. Reis, aye; Ms. Chaney, aye; Ms. Osterhout; and Chairman Seitz, aye. There were no nay votes. The motion carried.
A motion was made by Ms. O’Donnell and seconded by Mr. Bell to approve the following:
Approved for Licensure:
YOUNG, DAWN MARIE AUD-2102
UYEMATSU, JENNIFER A AUD-2104
CARUSONA, CORNESE MARIE SLP-2098
HARRIS, SYDNEY MYKALA SLP-2103
LAYCOCK, MICHAEL SLP-2092
MAYBURY, CEBU (KELLY) SLP-2099
OSTERHOUT, CHRISTY LYNN SLP-2091
SHEARD, DOROTHY LOUISE SLP-2097
TANNER, KIRSTEN SLP-2094
TOONE, TARA ANN SLP-2100
MANSANTI, STEPHANIE MARIE TSLP-2105
Approved for Change of Supervisor:
HOLBROOK SUBASIC, ELIZABETH TSLP-2093
IVES, CARMEN TSLP-2101
Approved pending receipt of required documentation:
A motion was made by Ms. O’Donnell and seconded by Ms. Chaney to approve all continuing education submitted for reinstatement of licensure as presented. Ms. O’Donnell also moved to approve all quarterly reports with the exception of those requiring additional information. The motions carried. Letters will be sent to those Permit Holders requesting information as directed by the Board.
NEXT MEETING June 30, 2011. Conference Call. 8:30AM MDT
A motion was made by Ms. Osterhout to adjourn the meeting at 3:35 PM. Ms. Reis seconded. The motion carried.
Andrew J. Seitz, Chair Gayle L Chaney
Jody S. O'Donnell Barbra Osterhout
Leah D Whiteman Dennis J. Bell
Mary R. Reis Tana Cory, Bureau Chief