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Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health

South Dakota Board of Hearing Aid Dispensers and Audiologists

Board Meeting Minutes
June 15, 2015

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:  

Robert Reierson, President

Louise French, Secretary/Treasurer

Mike Colleran, Member

Kurt Reder, Member

Ann Oldenkamp, Lay Member

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

None

 

OTHERS PRESENT:

Carol Tellinghuisen, Executive Secretary

Paula Spargur, Executive Assistant                                               

                                                                       

Reierson called the meeting to order at 10:18 AM MT at the Lodge in Deadwood.

 

CORRECTIONS OR ADDITIONS TO THE AGENDA:  There were no corrections or additions to the agenda.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM APRIL 8, 2015:  Colleran moved and French seconded to approve the minutes of the April 8, 2015 meeting. Motion carried by unanimous vote.

 

FY FINANCIAL UPDATE:  Spargur reported fiscal year to date figures as of April 30, 2015; revenue of $9,831.20, expenses of $20,419.49 and cash balance of $60,209.07.  Reder moved and French seconded to approve the financial report as presented. Motion carried by unanimous vote.

 

PRACTICE INFORMATION - APPLICATION:  The board office had researched the surrounding states to see if they asked anything more specific on their application regarding practice information and found other states did not ask any additional information.  The Board discussed that applicants were possibly doing research or on-line practice.  Reierson will be attending the IHS meeting in the fall where internet therapy will be discussed.  The Board will wait until there is a national policy on internet therapy before considering changing the statute.

 

APPLICANT REQUEST:  The Board reviewed a request from an out of state applicant to have the practical exam waived.  Reder moved and Colleran seconded to deny the request.  Motion carried by unanimous vote.

 

COMPLAINTS/INVESTIGATIONS:

 

Complaint #139- pending

 

Complaint #140 – pending

 

ANY OTHER BUSINESS COMING IN BETWEEN DATE OF MAILING AND DATE OF MEETING: None.

 

SCHEDULE NEXT MEETING: The board tentatively scheduled the next meeting for either January 11th or 25th, 2016.

 

Reierson moved and Oldenkamp seconded to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried by unanimous vote.   Meeting adjourned at 11:05 AM MT.