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 7/27/2011

 

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Andrew J. Seitz - Chair

                                                             Gayle L Chaney

                                                             Barbra Osterhout

                                                             Leah D Whiteman

                                                             Dennis J. Bell

                                                             Mary R. Reis

 

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:    Jody S. O'Donnell

                                                           

 

BUREAU STAFF:                           Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

                                                            Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager

                                                            Eric Nelson, Board Prosecutor

                                                            Maurie Ellsworth, Administrative Attorney

 

The meeting was called to order at 8:33 AM MDT by Andrew J. Seitz.

 

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

After review of the minutes from June 30, 2011, a motion was made by Mr. Bell to approve the minutes. Ms. Whiteman seconded. The motion carried.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

Ms. Hall advised the Board that the Legislative deadlines are fast approaching.

Ms. Hall also introduced Maurie Ellsworth, the Board’s new Administrative Attorney.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

Ms. Hall presented the financial report. As of June 30, the Board had a positive balance of $21,304.62.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

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

 

For Board Determination:

 

I-SHS-2011-3 Mr. Nelson presented a signed Stipulation and Consent Order. A motion was made by Mr. Bell to accept the order. Ms. Osterhout seconded. The motion carried. Chairman Seitz will sign on behalf of the Board.

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

NCSB Conference

After a brief discussion and review of the materials, this item was tabled until this time next year.

 

Telepractice

After a discussion and a report from Mr. Bell on information pertaining to Hearing Aid Dealer and Fitters this item was tabled until the next meeting. Ms. Chaney will send the information she gathered regarding AAA Telepractice guidelines and the Board Secretary will distribute that information as well as resending ASHA’ suggested guidelines.

           

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

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, quarterly reports, and continuing education for reinstatement submitted for Board review. Ms. Reis seconded. The vote was: Mr. Bell, aye; Ms. Reis, aye; Ms. Whiteman, 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. Chaney seconded. The vote was Mr. Bell, aye; Ms. Whiteman, aye; Ms. Reis, aye; Ms. Osterhout; and Chairman Seitz, aye. There were no nay votes. The motion carried.

 

 

APPLICATIONS

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

 

            Approved for Licensure:

 

                        GLADD, DANA                                                         AUD-2110

 

                        REGAN, MICHAEL JOHN                                       HA-2128

 

                        THOMPSON, DIANA LYNN                         SLPA-2133

 

                        BRAGG, SARAH KAYE                                           SLP-2130

                        FREY, STEPHANIE ELIZABETH                           SLP-2127

                        ULRICH, CASEY                                                      SLP-2131

 

ANDERSON, JESSICA LYNN                                TSLP-2137

HIBBS, KAREN                                                         TSLP-2139

KYRIAS, CARRIE ANN                                            TSLP-2134

MARTIN, MELANIE K                                               TSLP-2126

ROBINSON, ROBERT LAVAR                               TSLP-2135

SIDLARUK, CARMEN                                             TSLP-2136

                       

Election of Board Chair

 

 

NEXT MEETING August 23, 2011. Conference Call. 8:00AM MDT

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

A motion was made by Ms. Osterhout to adjourn the meeting at 9:05 AM. Mr. Bell seconded. The motion carried.

 

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Andrew J. Seitz, Chair                                      Gayle L Chaney

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Jody S. O'Donnell                                            Barbra Osterhout

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Leah D Whiteman                                             Dennis J. Bell

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Mary R. Reis                                                    Tana Cory, Bureau Chief