STATE BOARD OF MASTER ELECTRICIANS
DATE: July 24, 2001
TIME: 10:00 a.m.
PLACE: 500 N. Calvert Street
3rd Floor Conference Room
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
PRESENT: James Johnson, Chairman
ABSENT: Michael Sewell
PRESENT: Charles Kazlo, Executive Director
Gae Herzberger, Administrative Aide
James Gilchrist, Department of Legislative Services
CALL TO ORDER:
James Johnson, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 10:00 a.m.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
Motion (I) was made by Mr. Hughes, seconded by Mr. Fraling and unanimously carried
by the Board to approve the minutes of June 26, 2001 with corrections.
OLD BUSINESS: Draft Proposals for Legislations 2001
Sloane Fried Kinstler, AAG, has provided Harry Loleas, Deputy Commissioner with the
draft proposed legislation requesting the State license to be a performance license and a
continuing education requirement for all licensees.
A special meeting was called July 9, 2001, by Mr. Gil Thompson on behalf of MUELEC
to meet with the State Sunset Policy Analyst for the General Assembly. The purpose of
the meeting was to answer questions of the analyst and to state their position regarding
the electrical industry, licensing and the State Electrical Board. Representatives from the
local subdivisions, electrical associations, industry representatives, and present and
former chairmen of the State Electrical Board. Mr. Thompson also advised those in
attendance that there is a move on by a very small group of persons to possibly change
the electrical code. He advised that several persons are attempting to gain acceptance for
an “International Electrical Code” which has yet to be published.
CORRESPONDENCE: St. Mary’s County Suspension:
St. Mary’s County Electrical Board has submitted to this Board a copy of a letter sent to a
County licensee suspending his license. The licensee also holds a State license, but did
not obtain his license via of his St. Mary’s County license. The Board agreed that no
action will be taken at this time.
NEW BUSINESS: Correspondence:
A questionnaire and Electrical Examiners Code book were submitted from the State of
Arkansas Board of Electrical Examiners as they are looking into reciprocal agreements
with other States. Mr. Kazlo and Mr. Johnson suggested requesting that Counsel,
Kinstler speak with the Counsel for the Arkansas Electrical Board in reference to the
requirements and a reciprocal agreement. Motion (II) was made by Ms. Wooleyhand,
seconded by Mr. Fraling and unanimously carried by the Board requesting Counsel to
contact the Arkansas Board.
The Board reviewed the statistics submitted by PSI for the month of June, 2001, on the
percentages of the first time passes, and fails and the repeat passes and fails.
APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY PSI:
PSI submitted 7 applications for the Board’s review.
The Board determined to approve (5) applicants to take the Electrical Examination.
GREGORY SARANGOULIS STEVEN KRIEBEL
The Board determined to deny (2) applicants to take the Electrical Examination.
JUAN HUGHES has been denied as seven years of experience has not been met.
HARRY ROSSBACH has been denied as electrical experience has not been met.
Motion (III) was made by Mr. Hughes, seconded by Ms. Wooleyhand and unanimously
carried by the Board to approve/deny the applicants stated above.
Motion (IV) was made by Mr. Humble, seconded by Mr. Fraling and unanimously
carried by the Board to adjourn the meeting at 10:35 a.m.
James Johnson, Chairman Date