Scott Shindler, DPM, Education Officer
Neil Skea, DPM, Member
John Forrette, DPM, Secretary/Treasurer
Carol Tellinghuisen, Executive Secretary
Paula Spargur, Executive Assistant
Jeanie Blair, RN, Lay Member
David Lonbaken, DPM, President
Secretary/Treasurer Forrette called the meeting to order at 11:07 AM MT.
Approval of Minutes from September 12, 2008: Shindler moved and Skea seconded to approve the minutes from September 12, 2008. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
FY Financial Update: Spargur reported year to date figures as of February 28, 2009; revenue year to date of $3,819.65, expenses year to date of $9,109.79 and cash on hand of $39,008.57. The board reviewed the financial reports. Tellinghuisen will contact the Department of Health regarding increasing fees. Forrette asked if the Board should be increasing fees. Tellinghuisen advised she would check with the Department to see if that would be feasible given the economy and the Board’s cash balance. She suggested we may want to wait.
Complaints/Investigations: Forrette moved and Shindler seconded to enter executive session at 11:20 AM MT. Motion carried by unanimous vote. Forrette moved and Shindler seconded to exit executive session at 11:30 AM MT.
#114: Skea reported complaint/investigation #114 is still pending.
#115: Skea recommended to dismiss due to non- actionable claim complaint/investigation #115. Forrette moved and Shindler seconded to dismiss. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
Contract Renewal Executive Secretary: Tellinghuisen did not request an increase in the contract amount for the June 1, 2009 – May 31, 2010 period. Shindler moved and Skea seconded to renew Tellinghuisen’s contract at the current amount. Motion carried unanimously.
Schedule next meeting: The next meeting is tentatively scheduled in conjunction with the South Dakota Podiatric Association’s annual meeting.
Forrette moved and Skea seconded to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried by unanimous vote. The meeting was adjourned at 11:37 AM MT.