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Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health

South Dakota Board of Funeral Service

Official Board Minutes For July 14, 2014 Teleconference

 

Members Present:
Howard Sogn, President

Stuart W. Barns, Vice-President

Daryl Isburg, Member
Alfred Rude, Lay Member
David Volk, Lay Member
Mariah Pokorny, Dept of Health (Non-voting member)

Members Absent:
Sue Bentsen, Secretary-Treasurer
Tim Bachman, Member

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

Erika Buchholz, Executive Assistant

John Strohman, Office of the Attorney General

President Sogn called the meeting to order at 1:02 PM MT.

There were no corrections or additions to the agenda.

Approval of Minutes from May 7, 2014:Volk moved and Isburg seconded to approve the minutes from May 7, 2014. Motion carried by unanimous vote.

Complaints/Investigations:

#156: Sogn recommended complaint #156 be dismissed based on lack of substantive evidence. Isburg moved and Barns seconded to dismiss complaint. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote; Isburg, yes; Barns, yes; Rude, yes; Volk, yes.

#155: Sogn recommended an agreed settlement on complaint #155. Volk moved and Isburg seconded to accept the agreed settlement. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote; Isburg, yes; Barns, yes; Rude, yes; Volk, yes.

#157: Complaint #157 is pending.

Sogn asked if the Sponsor/Trainee instructions had been updated per the discussion during the last meeting. Buchholz reported the information had been updated. Tellinghuisen advised the Board that since this item wasn't on the agenda we should add it to the next agenda. Sogn requested this be added to the next agenda.

Schedule next meeting: The next meeting will be scheduled as needed. Isburg moved and Barns seconded to adjourn. Motion carried unanimously. Meeting adjourned at 1:16 PM MT.