IDAHO CERTIFIED SHORTHAND REPORTERS BOARD

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

Boise, ID 83702-5642 

 

Conference Call Minutes of 8/12/2008

 

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Byrl Cinnamon – Chair

                                                             Honorable R. Bevan

                                                             Michael F Peacock

                                                             Susan G Gambee

                                                             Sue Israel                                                     

 

BUREAU STAFF:                           Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                            Budd Hetrick, Deputy Attorney General

                                                            Dawn Hall, Deputy Bureau Chief

                                                            Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney

                                                            Karin Magnelli, Deputy Attorney General

                                                            Marcie McGinty, Investigations Coordinator

                                                            Cherie Simpson, Management Assistant

                                                            Carrie Gilstrap, Technical Records Specialist

                                   

Meeting was called to order at 8:00 AM MDT by Byrl Cinnamon.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Cory presented the legislative report to the members of the Board. She stated proposed rules must be submitted by August 20, 2008.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

 

Ms. Hall presented the financial report to the members of the Board. The current cash balance is $17,783.65.

 

FY 2009 CONTRACT RENEWAL

 

Ms. Hall presented the FY 2009 contract renewal to the members of the Board. A motion was made by Judge Bevan to approve the contract renewal and authorize the Chair to sign on behalf of the Board. Seconded by Ms. Gambee, motion carried.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

Mr. Hetrick presented the investigative report to the members of the Board.

Fiscal Year 2008

Total Complaints received                                                                                               2

 Status:
 Pending legal review by the Office of the Attorney General                                 2

SRE-2008-1

 

Ms. Magnelli presented the memorandum to the members of the Board. After review of the allegations and facts, recommendations were made to the Attorney General’s Office on how to proceed.

           

NEW BUSINESS

 

ELECTION OF OFFICERS

 

A motion was by Ms. Gambee to nominate and elect Byrl Cinnamon for Board Chair. Seconded by Ms. Israel, motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Ms. Israel to nominate and elect Susan Gambee for Vice Chair. Seconded by Judge Bevan, motion carried.

 

PROPOSED RULE AND LAW CHANGES

 

The Board reviewed the proposed rule and law changes. Discussion was held regarding the Board’s  ability to recover costs from disciplinary matters. The Board agreed they would like this added into their proposal.

 

A motion was made by Judge Bevan to approve the proposed rules with the noted changes. This includes notification of change of address be changed to 14 days and to add a rule allowing the Board to impose a fine to recover costs in disciplinary cases. Seconded by Ms. Israel, motion carried.

 

The Board requested to have notification sent to the certificate holders when the proposed rule passes regarding address changes.

 
CHANGES TO THE APPLICATIONS

 

Mr. Hales stated the Bureau staff is working on revising the application to standardize the forms to the others that are used.

 

A motion was made by Judge Bevan to allow the Board Chair to work with the staff to revise the current applications. Seconded by Ms. Israel, motion carried.

 

PLACEMENT OF OLD RECORDS

 

Discussion was held regarding the records that were received during the transition to the Bureau. A motion was made by Ms. Israel to destroy the files that have been scanned into the system. Seconded by Ms. Gambee, motion carried.

 

BOARD MEMBER ATTENDANCE TO EXAMINATION

 

Mr. Cinnamon and the Board secretary will be attending the exam on February 16, 2008 at the Ada County Courthouse.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

A motion was made by Judge Bevan to enter into executive session to discuss applications exempt from public disclosure as per Idaho Code 67-2345.1(d). Seconded by Ms. Israel. The vote was: Mr. Cinnamon, aye; Judge Bevan, aye; Mr. Peacock, aye; and Ms. Gambee, aye; and Ms. Israel, aye. Motion carried.

 

Ms. Israel excused herself from the remainder of the conference call.

 

A motion was made by Judge Bevan to come out of executive session. Seconded by Ms. Gambee. The vote was: Mr. Cinnamon, aye; Judge Bevan, aye; Mr. Peacock, aye; and Ms. Gambee, aye. Motion carried.

 

APPLICATIONS

 

SRA-944 A motion was made by Ms. Gambee to approve the application for a temporary permit. Seconded by Judge Bevan, motion carried.

 

SRA-905 A motion was made by Ms. Gambee to approve the application for a temporary permit extension. Seconded by Judge Bevan, motion carried. A motion was made by Judge Bevan to direct counsel to draft a letter to the Supreme Court regarding the applicant’s status and her failure to pass the exam. Seconded by Ms. Gambee, motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Judge Bevan to adjourn the meeting at 9:10 a.m. Seconded by Ms. Gambee, motion carried.