IDAHO STATE CERTIFIED SHORTHAND REPORTERS BOARD
Bureau of Occupational Licenses
1109 Main Street, Suite 220
Minutes of November 01, 2007
PRESENT: Byrl Cinnamon, Chair
BUREAU STAFF: Tana Cory, Bureau Chief
Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief
Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney
Cherie Simpson, Management Assistant
Sandee Hitesman, Administrative Assistant
OTHERíS PRESENT: Margaret Odedo
ABSENT: Honorable Brent J Moss
Chairman, Mr. Cinnamon called the meeting to order at 8:10 a.m.
MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
Ms. Cory discussed the memorandum of understanding between the Idaho Certified Shorthand Reporters Board and the Idaho Bureau of Occupational Licenses. Ms. Cory noted that a typing error on page #5 was corrected. Ms. Cory also noted that the Cost of Services attachment was only an estimate, as it is difficult to provide exact numbers without historical data. Mr. Hales noted that Attorney Dan Steckel has reviewed the memorandum of understanding, and that the memorandum was drafted by the Attorney Generalís Office.
Motion was made by Ms. Childers to accept the memorandum of understanding between the Idaho Certified Shorthand Reporters Board and the Idaho Bureau of Occupational Licenses and to authorize the chairman of the Idaho Certified Shorthand Reporters Board to sign the memorandum of behalf of the board. Seconded by Ms. Gambee, motion carried.
Board Member, Mike Peacock joined the meeting at 8:45 a.m.
Board Member, Candace Childers left the meeting at 8:50 a.m.
The board reviewed the proposed legislative changes. The board noted that they have been considering changing the amount of time a certification is renewable to 2 years rather than 5 years. The board decided to discuss this at their next face-to-face meeting.
The board asked how these legislative changes will be handled. Mr. Hales noted that these changes will be submitted to the legislature for review and approval. The Bureau will appear before legislative committees to present these changes and answer any questions. Mr. Hales noted that it may be helpful to have a board member appear with the Bureau before these committees. Ms. Gambee noted that she would be available to appear with the Bureau if given prior notice.
Motion was made by Mr. Peacock to approve these proposed legislative changes for submittal to the legislature. Seconded by Ms. Gambee, motion carried.
The board reviewed a proposed wall certificate to be sent to all new certified shorthand reporters.
Motion was made by Mr. Peacock to approve the use of the new wall certificate submitted. Seconded by Ms. Gambee, motion carried.
The board reviewed and approved the following application for a temporary permit:
Diann Erdman Prock
Motion made by Mr. Peacock to adjourn the meeting at 9:05 a.m. Seconded by Ms. Gambee, motion carried.