WVBOT MINUTES: September 9, 2022
MEMBERS PRESENT: Bambi Hill, Phil Simpson, Marty Douglas,
Kathy Quesenberry, Gene Brooks
ALSO PRESENT: Vonda Malnikoff, Mary Beth Laughery
MEETING CALLED TO ORDER: 11:10 a.m.
TOPIC: CE Conference 2022
FINDINGS/CONCLUSIONS: Reviewed quotes from Bridgeport Conference Center for one
and two day conference. Reviewed proposal from Aspire OT. No other commitments from
speakers. Agreed to hold one day conference with limited attendance of 100, preferably with multiple course options. Reviewed tentative agenda and menus. Agreed to provide paper handouts of presentations. Order disposable masks. Postcards mailed & online registration complete. Reviewed evaluations, final cost, and attendance numbers.
TOPIC: COTA Supervision Rules
FINDINGS/CONCLUSIONS: Discussed whether modifying COTA supervision rules is
necessary to better protect consumers and the potential implications of doing so. Reviewed supervision rules in other states. Provided all Board members with AOTA summary of state COTA supervision rules.
ACTION/FOLLOW-UP: Hold for future discussion.
TOPIC: 2022 Renewal update
FINDINGS/CONCLUSIONS: OT non-renewals were 61 (14%) of total 433 due. OTA nonrenewals were 70 (22%) of total 317 due. Non-renewal rate of OT’s has remained steady, while non-renewal rate of OTA’s has increased in 2020 and 2021. As of 1/13/22, there are 829 licensed OT’s and 564 licensed OTA’s. All renewals were completed in Certemy, with approximately 20% completed during the last week of the year. Consider alternative renewal date to reduce workload over Christmas/New Year holiday. After discussion of proposal, Marty motioned to move OTA renewals to June 30th beginning with renewals currently due 12/31/22 moving to 6/30/23. Gene seconded. Vote 5-0. Change in COTA license expiration / renewal date communicated. New license cards mailed. Certemy files updated.
TOPIC: OT Licensure Compact
FINDINGS/CONCLUSIONS: Discussed changes needed to Legislative Rules as a result of
passage of SB221, i.e. Series 3 – Fees and Series 9 – Telehealth. Phil motioned to hold Rule
changes until 2023, after Compact Commission meets to establish compact rules and determine member state fee. Bambi seconded. Vote 5-0. A state representative must be appointed to serve on the compact commission. Marty motioned to nominate Vonda. Bambi seconded. Vote 5-0. Efforts to start the process to gain authority to require FBI criminal background checks have been unsuccessful. Attended initial Commission meeting on August 3-4. Added link to OT Compact website to WVBOT website.
ACTION/FOLLOW-UP: Attend additional meetings as needed. Continue attempts to
acquire authorization to require FBI CBC’s.
TOPIC: CE Conference 2023
FINDINGS/CONCLUSIONS: Discussed potential date, location, speakers/topics. Reviewed quotes for Tamarack and Raleigh County Convention Center for April 21, 2023. Also reviewed proposed agenda, speaker proposals, and promotional item. Discussed holding November Board meeting in Beckley to tour Convention Center.
ACTION/FOLLOW-UP: Vonda to contact Country Inn & Suites for 11/18/22 Board
meeting & potential use of conference facility in April 2023. Confirm tour of Convention
Center prior to Board meeting. Finalize agenda. Order journals and pens.
PURCHASE CARD TRANSACTIONS
The Board reviewed all purchases made on the Purchase Card for April 16, 2022 through August 15, 2022. Gene motioned to approve all purchases. Bambi seconded. Vote 5-0.
Cash Balance as of August 31, 2022
APRIL - AUGUST DEPOSITS
4/11/22 $ 30 6/1/22 $ 90 8/2/22 $ 30
4/25 30 6/7 30 8/9 30
5/2 30 6/28 30 8/11 30
5/12 30 7/12 30 8/24 30
April $ 1,480
TOTAL DEPOSITS $15,020
APRIL - AUGUST DISBURSEMENTS
April $ 9,305.89
Beginning cash balance 7/1/21 $ 228,280.50
FY2022 Revenue 96,675.00
FY2022 Expenditures 101,211.64
Ending cash balance 6/30/22 $ 223,743.86
FY2023 Revenue 8,550.00
FY2023 Expenditures 12,160.92
Ending cash balance 8/31/22 $220,132.94
TOPIC: Annual Report
FINDINGS/CONCLUSIONS: Annual report filed July 11, 2022
TOPIC: NBCOT State Regulatory Leadership Forum
FINDINGS/CONCLUSIONS: Being held virtually Tuesday and Wednesday, September 13-14. Will be recorded for listening later.
TOPIC: State Auditor’s Licensing Board Seminar
FINDINGS/CONCLUSIONS: To be held November 1st at the Holiday Inn and Conference
Center in South Charleston.
ACTION/FOLLOW-UP: Register Vonda and Gene.
TOPIC: Expanded Tekswift services
FINDINGS/CONCLUSIONS: Discussed proposal to expand Tekswift services to include their Insight Managed IT Services to increase security on Board computers. Bambi motioned to add Insight Essentials to our Tekswift contract. Marty seconded. Vote 5-0.
ACTION/FOLLOW-UP: Gain approval from WV Office of Technology and contact
Tekswift to implement.
|April 2022 Accreditation Actions; see note re UC-Beckley
Aug 2022 Accreditation Actions; see note re UC - OTM
|2||Kristen Neville - AOTA||5/11/2022||Correction to previous email re revised PAMs document to incl dry needling|
|3||Jacob Greenfield - WVOTA||5/25/2022||WVOTA annual conference at UC 10/22/22; WVBOT table?|
|4||email from OT students||6/1/2022||request to send mass email for research project|
|5||AOTA||7/11/2022||State Affairs Newsletter - Spring 2022 (see map of Compact states)|
|6||email from OT and response||7/6/2022||question re OT supervising OTA with Lymphedema certification|
|7||AOTA||7/28/2022||request for feedback on Model Practice Act draft|
|8||email from OT||9/1/2022||question re CE credit|
Bills paid April 2022- August 2022
|BRIM||4/4/2022||paid||$715.00||insurance premium for qtr ending 6/30/22|
|PEIA||4/5/2022||paid||$304.00||1% PEIA transfer for reserve fund|
|STO-egov fees||4/5/2022||paid||$57.15||Mar 2022 egov payments|
|Dept of Admin||4/11/2022||paid||$96.00||Shared Services payroll billiing Q3 2022|
|Casey Rodak||4/11/2022||paid||$400.00||4/8/22 conference speaker|
|BCC||4/11/2022||paid||$210.00||room charge for Board mtg 4-7-22|
|BCC||4/11/2022||paid||$10,572.00||CE Conference 4-8-22|
|IS&C||4/11/2022||paid||$61.10||Centrex (phone) billing Mar 2022|
|Gene Brooks||4/11/2022||paid||$300.00||perdiem for 4-7-22 Board mtg & 4-8-22 CE conference|
|Marty Douglas||4/11/2022||paid||$150.00||perdiem for 4-7-22 Board mtg|
|Phil Simpson||4/11/2022||paid||$150.00||perdiem for 4-7-22 Board mtg|
|Bambi Hill||4/11/2022||paid||$150.00||perdiem for 4-7-22 Board mtg|
|Kathy Quesenberry||4/11/2022||paid||$150.00||perdiem for 4-7-22 Board mtg|
|Gene Brooks||4/14/2022||paid||$148.60||travel for board mtg & CE conference 4/7-8/22|
|Marty Douglas||4/14/2022||paid||$194.22||travel for board mtg & CE conference 4/7-8/22|
|Phil Simpson||4/14/2022||paid||$207.10||travel for board mtg & CE conference 4/7-8/22|
|Bambi Hill||4/14/2022||paid||$166.14||travel for board mtg & CE conference 4/7-8/22|
|Kathy Quesenberry||4/14/2022||paid||$218.80||travel for board mtg & CE conference 4/7-8/22|
|Vonda Malnikoff||4/14/2022||paid||$36.96||travel for board mtg & CE conference 4/7-8/22|
|STO-egov fees||5/5/2022||paid||$33.30||April egov payments|
|IS&C||5/9/2022||paid||$61.10||Centrex (phone) billing April 2022|
|STO-egov fees||6/6/2022||paid||$59.17||May egov payments|
|IS&C||6/9/2022||paid||$61.13||Centrex (phone) billing May 2022|
|IS&C||6/21/2022||paid||$61.02||Centrex (phone) billing June 2022|
|BRIM||7/5/2022||paid||$676.00||insurance premium for qtr ending 9/30/22|
|STO-egov fees||7/5/2022||paid||$47.03||June egov payments|
|Dept of Admin||7/13/2022||paid||$96.00||Shared Services payroll billing Q4 2022|
|PEIA||7/14/2022||paid||$50.00||Admin fee FY 2023|
|STO-egov fees||8/8/2022||paid||$66.38||July egov payments|
|IS&C||8/8/2022||paid||$61.01||Centrex (phone) billing July 2022|
|ERP Board||8/17/2022||paid||$178.75||FY 2023 user fee|
Gene motioned to enter Executive Session at 1:44 p.m. to discuss licensee issue. Phil seconded. Vote 5-0.
Issue 2022#02 Licensee renewal
Phil motioned to leave Executive Session at 1:51 p.m. Gene seconded. Vote 5-0.
Bambi motioned to adjourn at 2:30 p.m. after the signing of applications. Phil seconded. Vote 5-0. The next regular Board meeting is scheduled for Friday, November 18th, 2022 at 12:00 pm at the Country Inn & Suites in Beckley, after touring Raleigh County Convention Center at 11:00 am.