Robert Reierson, President
Michael Bartley, Member
Louise French, Secretary/Treasurer
Priscilla Romkema, Lay Member
Michael Colleran, Member
Carol Tellinghuisen, Executive Secretary
Paula Spargur, Executive Assistant
President Reierson called the meeting to order at 8:10 AM, CT at the Sheraton Sioux Falls Hotel, Sioux Falls, SD.
CORRECTIONS OR ADDITIONS TO THE AGENDA: Spargur requested to add election of officers to the agenda.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM March 5, 2010: Bartley moved and Romkema seconded to approve the minutes of the March 5, 2010 meeting. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
FINANCIAL REPORT: Spargur reported as of June 29, 2010 year to date revenue of $35,651.56; year to date expenses of $23,062.80; and cash on hand of $49,435.44. French moved and Bartley seconded to approve the financial reports. Motion carried by unanimous vote. Spargur informed the board that the board office will be sending non renewal notices to the licensees that did not renew by July 1, 2010. Tellinghuisen stated that the board office will provide the board with a list of current licensees and non renewals.
COMPLAINTS INVESTIGATIONS UPDATE:
#129- Bartley recommended that complaint #129 be dismissed due to lack of substantive evidence. Colleran moved and French seconded to dismiss. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
#130- Colleran reported complaint #130 is still pending.
ELECTION OF OFFICERS: Colleran moved and Bartley seconded to retain the same slate of officers. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
ANY OTHER BUSINESS: The Board discussed the provisional hearing aid dispensing license and decided to create an I understand page for the sponsor to clarify their role and responsibility. The board office will have the board members review the form before distributing with the application packets. The Board also decided to obtain a legal opinion regarding the terms of a provisional license.
SCHEDULE NEXT MEETING: The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for January 17, 2011 at The Lodge at Deadwood.
Colleran moved and Bartley seconded to license applicants upon successfully passing the practicum examination. Colleran moved and Romkema seconded to adjourn the meeting. Meeting adjourned at 9:07 AM, CT.