Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health

South Dakota Board of Funeral Service

Official Board Minutes For April 12, 2017 Teleconference


Members Present:
Howard Sogn, President
Stuart W. Barns, Vice-President
D. Scott Isburg, Member
Tim Bachman, Secretary-Treasurer
Randy Brennick, Member
Mariah Pokorny, Dept of Health (Non-voting member)

Members Absent:
Dennis Eisnach, Lay Member
Randy Brennick, Member

Others Present:
Carol Tellinghuisen, Executive Secretary
Jill Lesselyoung, Executive Assistant

President Sogn called the meeting to order at 3:03 PM CT.

Corrections or additions to the agenda: None.

Extension of Executive Secretary Contract Renewal:  Tellinghuisen requested the Board consider rescinding the executive secretary contract approved at the April 4, 2017 board meeting and replace it with a Request for Proposal.  Barnes moved and Isburg seconded to rescind the contract as approved on April 4, 2017 and replace it with a Request for Proposal.  Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Isburg exited and Bachman joined the meeting at 3:12 PM CT.  Per Pokorny‘s recommendation Volk moved and Barnes seconded to extend the current contract for a one month period ending June 30, 2017 in order to prepare for a Request for Proposal.  Motion carried by a unanimous roll call vote.  Bachman and Barnes volunteered to assist Pokorny in preparation of the Request for Proposal.

Volk moved and Bachman seconded to adjourn the meeting at 3:17 PM CT.  Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.