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Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health

South Dakota Board of Podiatry Examiners

Official Board Minutes for February 5, 2014
Teleconference Board Meeting

Members Present

Neil Skea, DPM, President

Mark Gebbie, DPM, Secretary/Treasurer

Scott Shindler, DPM, Member 

Jeanie Blair, RN, Lay Member

Scott Shindler, DPM, President

Others Present

Carol Tellinghuisen, Executive Secretary

Paula Spargur, Executive Assistant

                                         

Members Absent

Carolyn Stansberry, DPM

President Skea called the meeting to order at 11:04 AM MT.

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

Welcome new Board member, Carolyn Stansberry:  The Board is excited to work with new Board member, Carolyn Stansberry.

Election of Officers:  Shindler moved and Blair seconded to keep the slate of officers the same.  Motion carried by unanimous vote.

Approval of Minutes from October 3, 2013:   Shindler moved and Blair seconded to approve the minutes from October 3, 2013 as corrected.  Motion carried by unanimous vote.

FY Financial Update:  Spargur reported fiscal year to date figures as of December 31, 2013:  revenue of $2,747.15, expenses of $7,480.66 and cash balance of $34,377.14.  Gebbie moved and Blair seconded to approve the financial report as presented.  Motion carried by unanimous vote.

Complaints/Investigations Update:

 

Draft Legislation from SD State Medical Association:  The Board discussed the letter from the SD State Medical Association regarding proposed legislation to designate a certain period of time in which health plans are required to acknowledge and process provider applications.  Shindler moved and Blair seconded to support the proposed legislation.  Motion carried by unanimous vote.

Executive Secretary Contract Renewal:  Tellinghuisen requested to renew at the current contract amount with no increase for FY 2015.  Shindler moved and Gebbie seconded to approve the contract renewal.  Motion carried by unanimous vote.

 

Any other business:  There was no additional business.

Schedule next meeting:  The next meeting is not scheduled at this time.

Gebbie moved and Blair seconded to adjourn the meeting.  Motion carried by unanimous vote.  The meeting was adjourned at 11:40 AM MT.