Executive Board Meeting Minutes by 4Wcm9Xu5

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 7                                Executive Committee Meeting Minutes
 8                                           January 3, 2006
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11   Call to Order
12   Board President Linda Boyum called the meeting to order at 6:27 p.m.
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14   Board Members present:                              Board Staff present:
15   Linda Boyum, RDA, President                         Marshall Shragg, Executive Director
16   Jerry McCoy, EdD, Secretary                         Julie Ann Jeppesen, Administrative Assistant
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18   A quorum of the Executive Committee was not established
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20   Others in Attendance (per sign in sheet): Judith Buchanan, U of M; Patrick M. Lloyd, U of M; Kathy
21   Lapham, MEDA; Pat Glasrud, MDA; Rose Stokke, MDHA.
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23   Review and Approval of Minutes
24   Minutes were reviewed but approval was deferred to next meeting.
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26   Tasks
27   All tasks were completed before the November Meeting.
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29   Organization Reports
30   Dean Patrick Lloyd, University of Minnesota, provided information regarding the status of the PASS
31   program for Internationally Educated Dentists. The school has already received 50+ applicants. March 15
32   is the deadline. CRDTS and WREB exams are both to be offered this spring at the U. This is the first time
33   both have been offered. Dean Lloyd stated that he would like the Board to consider some innovative
34   options to credential graduates from the U of M. The U of M is up for accreditation in 2006, and would
35   like to extend the opportunity to the Board to participate in the accreditation site visit.
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37   MEDA has not met – has nothing new to report.
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39   MDAA – no report.
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41   MDHA – no report.
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43   Dick Dierks, MDA, provided information regarding the intention of the Minnesota Dental Foundation to
44   provide a relief to Dentists in Mississippi and Louisiana who were affected by the hurricanes this season.
45   This program will provide assistance through Sand Creek paid for by the Minnesota Dental Foundation.
46   Dick reminded the Board that the MDA recently completed purchase of property, and will be begin
47   construction planning for a new building. The MDA is also hosting a Dental Education Symposium on
48   February 24th in St. Cloud which will utilize faculty from across the state. In addition, the Minnesota
49   Pollution Control Agency has been looking again into amalgam waste.
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 1   Pre-Discussion: ADEX
 2   The discussion set up for the meeting on the 20th is based on concerns raised by the WI Board of
 3   Dentistry. Dr. Bruce Barrett will present the WI concerns to the Board at that time
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 5   Task Force on System for Regulation of Dental Assistants
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 8   Executive Director’s Report
 9   Marshall reviewed the most current budget summary. The AGO costs are high due to some complex
10   cases. Supplemental budget authority has been requested. Marshall provided advance notice to the
11   Committee that 2 IEDs would like to appeal decisions of the L/C Committee at the Public Board Meeting.
12   Goals for advancing the IOPP by this meeting have been delayed. Marshall provided the Board members
13   with a leave schedule.
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15   Rulemaking
16   Pat Glasrud asked if the current proposed rules were in their 1st comment period or the formal comment
17   period where the signatures are required. Marshall reassured that we are still in the initial public comment
18   period.
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20   Newsletter
21   The current newsletter is actually FALL 2005 not Winter 2005.
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23   Agenda
24   Please note number 28 for the appeals.
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26   Action Items
27   TASK                                                                        PERSON/COMMITTEE
28   1. Make changes to the minutes                                              Julie
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30   MOTION to adjourn 7:04 p.m.
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33                          Minutes Approved by the Minnesota Board of Dentistry
34                                    This ___ day of __________, 2006
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37                                     Mark W. Harris, D.D.S., President

								
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