Idaho State Board of Social Work
Bureau of Occupational Licenses
State of Idaho
Meeting Minutes of July 26, 2007 Conference Call
The Idaho State Board of Social Work Examiners meeting was called to order at 9:08 a.m., Thursday, July 26, 2007 at the Bureau of Occupational Licenses, Owyhee Plaza, 1109 Main Street, Suite 220, Boise, Idaho.
Roll Call: Robert Payne, Chair
Carolyn Burt-Patterson, Board Member
Christina Elise Magera, Board Member
Cheryl Jurgens – Board Member
Dorothy Ring – Public Board Member
Vicki Powers, Board members, absent, excused.
BUREAU STAFF: Tana Cory, Bureau Chief
Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief
Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney
Marcie McGinty, Investigations Coordinator
Emily Mac Master, Deputy Attorney General
Formal Disciplinary Action
Roger Hales presented a settlement offer from Nick L. Nielson, Attorney for Marlene Skunkcap in regards to District Court Case No. CV-2006-4673-OC.
After a full review and discussion the Board made the following motion:
The Board will agree to drop the appeal and bare its own costs in connection with the judicial review however; the Board feels strongly that Ms. Skunkcap is responsible for paying the fees and costs accumulated in the disciplinary process in the amount of $10,000.00 which can be paid in monthly installments in the amount of $333.00 beginning September 26, 2007. Ms. Skunkcap’s license and renewal rights should be suspended for three years beginning September 26, 2007. Prior to any reinstatement Ms. Skunkcap will be required to met with the Board and take any education the Board deems appropriate and practice under supervision as determined by the Board.
There being no further discussion Christiane Elise Magera moved to have the meeting adjourned. Seconded by Dorothy Ring, motion carried. The time being 10:07 a.m.