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Doneen Hollingsworth, Secretary of Health

South Dakota Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology

Official Board Minutes for November 9, 2012

Teleconference

MEMBERS PRESENT

Brittany Schmidt, President
Jane Heinemeyer, Vice-President
Kristin Gohn, Member
Shirley Hauge, Member

MEMBERS ABSENT

Marilyn Vietor, Lay Member

OTHERS PRESENT

Carol Tellinghuisen, Executive Secretary
Paula Spargur, Executive Assistant
Alicia Schoenhard, Dept. of Education
Jennifer Schultz, Mitchell Technical Institute
Deb Flynn        

Schmidt called the meeting to order at 8:35AM MT.

CORRECTIONS OR ADDITIONS TO THE AGENDA

None

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES

Heinemeyer moved and Gohn seconded to approve the minutes from September 14, 2012.  Motion carried by unanimous vote. 

REVIEW OF INFORMATION FROM NCSB CONFERENCE – BRITTANY SCHMIDT
Schmidt attended the NCSB meeting in Virginia and reported the highlights from the conference including the importance of developing your own code of ethics or accepting the ASHA code of ethics.  She also reported on the topic of how important it is to keep your Law and Rules in sync and to develop policies for more specific action.  Schmidt felt the meeting was very beneficial and that it would be helpful if the Administrative Secretary and a board member could attend the next one.  Flynn exited the meeting at 9:00 AM MT.  Schoenhard joined the meeting at 9:06 AM MT. 

CERTIFICATION QUESTIONS
Schoenhard discussed some of the questions that the Department of Education has been receiving regarding certification.  The Department has a meeting scheduled for December 3, 2012 and she will report the decisions made at the meeting at the next meeting scheduled after that date. 

ADMINISTRATIVE RULES
The board discussed the draft of the Administrative rules.  

SCHEDULE NEXT MEETING
The next meeting was tentatively set for November 28, 2012 via teleconference at 8:00 AM CT / 7:00 AM MT.  Hauge moved and Gohn seconded to adjourn the meeting.  Motion carried by unanimous vote.

Meeting adjourned at 10:24 AM MT.