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Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health

South Dakota Board of Hearing Aid Dispensers and Audiologists

Official Board Meeting Minutes
June 23, 2014 

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:  

Michael Bartley, President

Louise French, Secretary/Treasurer

Michael Colleran, Member

Robert Reierson, Member

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Dan Neal, Lay Member

OTHERS PRESENT:

Carol Tellinghuisen, Executive Secretary

Paula Spargur, Executive Assistant

Erika Buchholz, Executive Assistant

                          

Bartley called the meeting to order at 10:15 AM MT in Deadwood.

 

CORRECTIONS OR ADDITIONS TO THE AGENDA:  French moved and Reierson seconded to accept the agenda.  Motion carried by unanimous vote.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM February 3, 2014:  Reierson moved and French seconded to approve the minutes of the February 3, 2014 meeting. Motion carried by unanimous vote.

 

FY FINANCIAL UPDATE:  Spargur reported fiscal year to date figures as of May 31, 2014; revenue of $17,332.20, expenses of $21,513.33 and cash balance of $62,253.78.  Colleran moved and Reierson seconded to approve the financial report as presented. Motion carried by unanimous vote. 

 

COMPLAINTS/INVESTIGATIONS:

 

Complaint #136 – Bartley recommended that Complaint #136 be dismissed due to satisfaction of complainant.  Colleran moved and Reierson seconded to dismiss complaint.  Motion carried by unanimous vote.

 

Complaint #137- pending

Candidate Instructions – Computerized Examination:  Buchholz provided the board with the candidate instructions for taking the computerized examination. 

ANY OTHER BUSINESS COMING IN BETWEEN DATE OF MAILING AND DATE OF MEETING: Colleran discussed concerns with Audiologists advertising free screenings/hearing tests if they are a Medicare/Medicaid provider.  The board thanked Bartley for his 20 years of service on the Board.

 

SCHEDULE NEXT MEETING: The board office will email possible dates for the next meeting.

Colleran moved and Reierson seconded to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried by unanimous vote. Meeting adjourned at 11:25 AM MT.