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Doneen Hollingsworth, Secretary of Health

South Dakota Board of Funeral Service

Official Board Minutes

September 12, 2012 Teleconference

 

 

Members Present:
Howard Sogn, Vice-President
Sue Bentsen, Secretary-Treasurer
Tim Bachman, Member
Alfred Rude, Lay Member
David Volk, Lay Member
Mariah Pokorny, Dept of Health(Non-voting member)

                                                       

Members Absent:
Daryl Isburg, President
Stuart W. Barns, Member

                                                       

Others Present:
Carol Tellinghuisen, Executive Secretary
Paula Spargur, Executive Assistant

                                                                                   

 Vice-President Sogn called the meeting to order at 2:06 PM MT. 

 

Corrections or additions to the agenda:  There were no corrections or additions to the agenda.

 

Approval of Minutes from July 18, 2012 and August 21, 2012:  Volk moved and Bachman seconded to approve the minutes from July 18, 2012 and August 21, 2012.  Motion carried by unanimous vote. 

 

FY Financial Update:  Spargur reported fiscal year to date figures as of August 31, 2012: year to date revenue of $25.00; expenditures of $8,957.11 and cash balance of $51,250.34.  Bachman moved and Rude seconded to approve the financial update.  Motion carried by unanimous vote. 

 

Complaints/Investigations:  Spargur reported that complaint #151 is still pending.    

 

Law Revision:  The board reviewed the proposed revisions to 36-19-20, 36-19-25 and 36-19-37.  Volk moved and Bachman seconded to move forward with the proposed changes.  Motion carried by unanimous vote.  The board reviewed the proposed revisions to 34-26A-27 and 34-26A-24.  Bachman explained how he had discussed these proposed changes with Vital Records.  After discussion, Volk moved and Bentsen seconded to move forward with the proposed changes.  Motion carried by unanimous vote.  The Board office will inform the Association of the proposed changes and Pokorny will inform the Register of Deeds.

 

Schedule next meeting:  The next meeting will be scheduled at a later date.  Volk moved and Bachman seconded to adjourn. Motion carried by unanimous vote.  The meeting was adjourned at 2:42 PM MT.