Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health

South Dakota Board of Examiners in Optometry

Board Meeting Minutes

May 4, 2012
Tieszen Law Office Conference Room
Pierre, South Dakota
9:00 AM


1. Attendance
Board members present were Dr. Kollis-Young, Dr. Hartford, Dr. Bartlett, Dr. Garrity, and Nancy Van Camp. Also present were Naomi Cromwell, Tieszen Law Office; Ann Meyer, Attorney General’s Office; and Deni Amundson, Board Executive Secretary.

2.  Approve minutes from March 12, 2012, telephonic meeting
Dr. Garrity moved to approve the minutes of March 12, 2012, seconded by Dr. Hartford. Motion passed.  

3. Approve treasurer’s report
Dr. Garrity moved, seconded by Nancy Van Camp, to approve the treasurer’s report and have Deni Amundson check into options for regulatory software. She will report at next meeting. Motion passed.

4. Board review and approve CE courses
Board reviewed and approved continuing education courses by individual signature vote.

5.  Old Business
a.     Board Certification- Will continue to closely monitor. Tabled until next meeting.

b.     Vision and Aging- No action taken.

c.     Contract- Deni Amundson left the room at 9:45 for board to complete a performance and salary evaluation. She returned at 9:51. Dr. Bartlett motioned to renew the contract, seconded by Dr. Hartford. Motion passed.  


6.  New Business
a.     Licensing- Dr. Garrity made a motion at 9:52 to go into executive session to discuss licensing matter, seconded by Dr. Hartford. Motion passed.  At 10:07 returned from executive session. Dr. Garrity motioned to authorize president, Lisa Kollis-Young, to sign a consent order for temporary voluntary suspension of a certain OD; further authorizing the president to agree on behalf of the Board that the temporary consent order agreement with that OD will be confidential until investigation of the OD, by a law enforcement entity, is completed. Nancy Van Camp seconded, motion passed.

b.     Dual Board Licensing- Deni Amundson will contact the Department of Health regarding regulation of health care corporations. Tabled until next meeting.


7. Time and Place of Next Meeting
9:00 a.m., October 19, 2012 at Tieszen Law Office, Pierre, S.D.


8.  Adjournment
Dr. Hartford moved for adjournment, seconded by Dr. Bartlett. Motion passed.