Present: Evelyn Rank, Chair; Terry Rogers, Robert Miller, Barbara Leestamper,
present: Roger Hansen, Executive Secretary; Pam Griebel,
Assistant Attorney General; Susan Griffel, Education Director;
LuAnn Julstrom, staff.
The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. Rogers moved, seconded
by Miller, to go into closed session pursuant to Iowa Code 21.5(1)(d)
and Iowa Code 21.5(1)(f). Roll call vote was as follows: Miller,
aye; Hughes, aye; Rank, aye; Rogers, aye; Leestamper, aye. Motion
carried unanimously. The Commission entered into closed session
at 9:01 a.m. and arose therefrom at 9:33 a.m. Recommendations from
the investigative committee were discussed.
Leestamper moved, seconded by Rogers, to accept the signed informal
settlements in complaint cases 99-085 and 00-056. Motion carried
Rogers moved, seconded by Miller, to close the following cases:
00-047 00-076 00-087 00-088
00-089 00-091 00-092 00-096
Motion carried unanimously.
Leestamper moved, seconded by Rogers, to find probable cause in
case 00-072. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion was made by Miller and seconded by Hughes to accept the
minutes of the June 29, 2000, meeting. Motion carried unanimously.
Future meetings are scheduled as follows:
September 28 Commission Meeting
September 27 investigative committee: Miller, Rank
November 9 Commission Meeting
November 8 investigative committee: Hughes, Leestamper
December 14 Commission Meeting
December 13 investigative committee: Rank, Rogers
The Commission considered a request for substitution of the salesperson
experience requirement by Bradley J. Skinner, who appeared before
the Commission. Motion was made by Hughes and seconded by Leestamper
to deny the request. Motion carried unanimously.
Miller reported that he attended the ARELLO District Conference
in Lansing, MI. The programs were informative and worthwhile.
Rogers reported that she found the pre-license course she attended
to be very helpful.
Griebel reviewed the history of the waiver and variance provisions
and presented new proposed rules for the Division of Professional
Licensing, which has been approved by the Governor's office. She
also reported on the Governor's orientation for board members of
state agencies on August 2. Hughes, Rank, and Miller attended from
Leestamper moved, seconded by Miller, to approve the proposed
waiver and variance rules. Motion carried unanimously. Current
193E rules are to be rescinded when the new rules for the division
go into effect.
reminded the Commission that the dead line for submission of
articles for the newsletter is near. She also
there are fifty instructors signed up to attend the Instructor
Development Workshop at the IAR office on Friday, August 18. Theme
will be "Integrating Technology in the Classroom."
Hansen reported that he also attended the ARELLO meeting and agreed
with Miller that the programs were informative and worthwhile.
He reported that development of the ARELLO International Database
is progressing. In the near future a test site is planned to be
completed with two beta states, Georgia and North Carolina. Hansen
has been nominated and endorsed for Central District Vice President
next year. He and the incoming Western District Vice President,
Scott Taylor, are working on a joint district conference for next
summer. A joint meeting would be an ARELLO first. He also reported
that a reciprocal licensing agreement with Idaho is being finalized.
Paul McLaughlin from the IAR thanked Hansen, Miller, Griffel,
and Chapman for their participation in the Lunch and Learn on August
10. The IAR Convention will be in Des Moines on September 28-28.
There are two new communications staffers at IAR, so more Internet
information and more mailings should be going out.
Motion was made by Hughes and seconded by Leestamper to adjourn.
Motion carried unanimously. Meeting adjourned at 10:43 a.m.