Melissa Magstadt, South Dakota Secretary of Health

South Dakota Board of Podiatry Examiners

Official Board Minutes for October 3, 2013
Teleconference Board Meeting

Members Present

Neil Skea, DPM, President

Mark Gebbie, DPM, Secretary/Treasurer

Scott Shindler, DPM, Member

John Forrette, DPM                                

Jeanie Blair, RN, Lay Member

Others Present

Carol Tellinghuisen, Executive Secretary

Paula Spargur, Executive Assistant


Members Absent


President Skea called the meeting to order at 11:01 AM MT.

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

Approval of Minutes from March 26, 2013:   Shindler moved and Gebbie seconded to approve the minutes from March 26, 2013.  Motion carried by unanimous vote.

FY Financial Update:  Spargur reported fiscal year to date figures as of August 31, 2013:  revenue of $1,710.00, expenses of $2,201.41 and cash balance of $37,563.64.  Financial report was approved as presented.

Complaints/Investigations Update:  Shindler recommended dismissing complaint # 116 based on lack of substantive evidence.  Gebbie moved to dismiss complaint based on Shindler’s recommendation.  Forrette moved to amend recommendation to have letter sent explaining that complaint was adjudicated appropriately and have a dismissal letter sent.  Shindler agreed with Forrette to amend his recommendation.  Blair moved and Gebbie seconded to accept Shindler’s amended recommendation.  Motion carried by roll call vote; Gebbie, yes; Forrette, yes; Blair, yes; Skea, yes. 


Any other business:  The Board thanked Forrette for his role on the board and discussed potential replacements for his position on the Board.

Schedule next meeting:  The next meeting will be tentatively scheduled in March 2014.

Forrette moved and Blair seconded to adjourn the meeting.  Motion carried by unanimous vote.  The meeting was adjourned at 11:15 AM MT.