David Lonbaken, DPM, President
Scott Shindler, DPM, Education Officer
Neil Skea, DPM, Member
John Forrette, DPM, Secretary/Treasurer
Jeanie Blair, RN, Lay Member
Carol Tellinghuisen, Executive Secretary
Paula Spargur, Executive Assistant
President Lonbaken called the meeting to order at 1:09 PM CT at the Avera Medical Associates Clinic.
Corrections or additions to the agenda: There were no corrections or additions to the agenda.
Approval of Minutes from March 25, 2010: Forrette moved and Shindler seconded to approve the minutes from March 25, 2010. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
Election of Officers: Forrette moved and Skea seconded to continue with the same slate of officers. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
FY Financial Update: Spargur reported year to date figures as of May 31, 2010; revenue year to date of $18,559.30, expenses year to date of $12,757.00 and cash on hand of $39,433.58. Shindler moved and Blair seconded to approve the FY Financial report as given. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
Complaints/Investigations: Forrette moved and Blair seconded to enter executive session at 1:13 PM CT to discuss complaints/investigations. Motion carried by unanimous vote. Forrette moved and Blair seconded to exit executive session at 1:29 PM CT. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
#114: Complaint #114 is still pending.
Yellow Page Advertising: The Board discussed an inquiry regarding advertising in the yellow pages. Lonbaken stated it is difficult to control how the yellow pages categorize the listings. Forrette requested the board office notify the South Dakota Podiatric Medical Association that it is the opinion of the board that a licensed Podiatrist must identify themselves as a DPM or be listed in the DPM Category in the yellow pages.
Law/Rule Changes: The Board discussed law and rules changes. The Board decided not to proceed forward to the legislature this year. Forrette volunteered to send the current copy of the code of ethics to the Board office to bring to the next meeting. Forrette requested to add discussing rule changes at the next meeting.
Any other business coming in between date of mailing and meeting: The Board discussed asking the regional medical society who is able to sell and fit diabetic shoes and if there’s a public risk with their current policy. Lonbaken agreed to send a letter requesting this information.
Schedule next meeting: The next meeting is not scheduled at this time.
Forrette moved and Skea seconded to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried by unanimous vote. The meeting was adjourned at 2:23 PM CT.