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                         VIRGINIA BOARD OF NURSING
                      SPECIAL CONFERENCE COMMITTEE
                               December 5, 2006

TIME AND PLACE:    The meeting of the Special Conference Committee of the Board of Nursing was
                   convened at 9:00 A.M., in Conference Room 3, Department of Health
                   Professions, 6603 West Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia.

MEMBERS PRESENT:   Woody B. Hanes, R.N., M.S.N., F.N.P., Chairperson
                   Lawrence L. Logan, Citizen Member

STAFF PRESENT:     Jane Elliott, R.N., Ph.D., Discipline Staff
                   Brenda Krohn, R.N., M.S.N, Deputy Executive Director, Medication Aide
                   Registry Manager
                   Amanda Mitchell, Adjudication Specialist

CONFERENCES
SCHEDULED:         Bethe Feuzeu, C.N.A 1401-110232
                   Ms. Feuzeu appeared.

CLOSED MEETING:    Mr. Logan moved that the Special Conference Committee of the Board of
                   Nursing convene a closed meeting pursuant to Section 2.2-3711(A)(28) of the
                   Code of Virginia at 10:07 A.M. for the purpose of deliberation to reach a decision
                   in the matter of Ms. Feuzeu. Additionally, Mr. Logan moved that Dr. Elliott, Ms.
                   Krohn and Ms. Mitchell attend the closed meeting because their presence in the
                   closed meeting is deemed necessary, and their presence will aid the Committee in
                   its deliberations.
                   The motion was seconded and carried unanimously.

RECONVENTION:      The Committee reconvened in open session at 10:27 A.M.

                   Mr. Logan moved that the Special Conference Committee of the Board of
                   Nursing certify that it heard, discussed or considered only public business matters
                   lawfully exempted from open meeting requirements under the Virginia Freedom
                   of Information Act and only such public business matters as were identified in the
                   motion by which the closed meeting was convened.
                   The motion was seconded and carried unanimously.

                   ACTION: Mr. Logan moved to issue an Order making findings of fact and
                   conclusions of law, but imposing no sanction on Berthe Feuzeu.
                   The motion was seconded and carried unanimously.

                   As provided by law, this decision shall become a Final Order thirty days after
                   service of such order on Ms. Feuzeu unless a written request to the Board for a
                   formal hearing on the allegations made against her is received from Ms. Feuzeu
                   within such time. If service of the order is made by mail, three additional days
                   shall be added to that period. Upon such timely request for a formal hearing, the
                   decision of this conference committee shall be vacated.
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CONFERENCES
SCHEDULED:        Natasha Davis-Rendell, C.N.A. 1401-044199
                  Ms. Davis-Rendell appeared.

CLOSED MEETING:   Mr. Logan moved that the Special Conference Committee of the Board of
                  Nursing convene a closed meeting pursuant to Section 2.2-3711(A)(28) of the
                  Code of Virginia at 11:20 A.M. for the purpose of deliberation to reach a decision
                  in the matter of Ms. Davis-Rendell. Additionally, Mr. Logan moved that Dr.
                  Elliott, Ms. Krohn and Ms. Mitchell attend the closed meeting because their
                  presence in the closed meeting is deemed necessary, and their presence will aid
                  the Committee in its deliberations.
                  The motion was seconded and carried unanimously.

RECONVENTION:     The Committee reconvened in open session at 12:10 P.M.

                  Mr. Logan moved that the Special Conference Committee of the Board of
                  Nursing certify that it heard, discussed or considered only public business matters
                  lawfully exempted from open meeting requirements under the Virginia Freedom
                  of Information Act and only such public business matters as were identified in the
                  motion by which the closed meeting was convened.
                  The motion was seconded and carried unanimously.

                  ACTION: Mr. Logan moved to issue an Order of reprimand to Natasha Davis-
                  Rendell and further, offer her a Consent Order for suspension of the right to
                  renew her nurse aide certificate for not less than two years, in lieu of a formal
                  hearing.
                  The motion was seconded and carried unanimously.

                  As provided by law, this decision shall become a Final Order thirty days after
                  service of such order on Ms. Davis-Rendell unless a written request to the Board
                  for a formal hearing on the allegations made against her is received from Ms.
                  Davis-Rendell within such time. If service of the order is made by mail, three
                  additional days hall be added to that period. Upon such timely request for a
                  formal hearing, the decision of this conference committee shall be vacated.

                  This Consent Order shall be effective upon endorsement of its findings,
                  conclusions, and terms of consent by both Ms. Davis-Rendell and the Board.

                  Ms. Krohn left the meeting.

CONFERENCES
SCHEDULED:        Janice Lamb, C.N.A. 1401-087308
                  Ms. Lamb appeared.

CLOSED MEETING:   Mr. Logan moved that the Special Conference Committee of the Board of
                  Nursing convene a closed meeting pursuant to Section 2.2-3711(A)(28) of the
                  Code of Virginia at 12:41 P.M. for the purpose of deliberation to reach a decision
                  in the matter of Ms. Lamb. Additionally, Mr. Logan moved that Dr. Elliott and
                  Ms. Mitchell attend the closed meeting because their presence in the closed
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                  meeting is deemed necessary, and their presence will aid the Committee in its
                  deliberations.
                  The motion was seconded and carried unanimously.
RECONVENTION:     The Committee reconvened in open session at 12:54 P.M.

                  Mr. Logan moved that the Special Conference Committee of the Board of
                  Nursing certify that it heard, discussed or considered only public business matters
                  lawfully exempted from open meeting requirements under the Virginia Freedom
                  of Information Act and only such public business matters as were identified in the
                  motion by which the closed meeting was convened.
                  The motion was seconded and carried unanimously.

                  ACTION: Mr. Logan moved to close the case and impose no sanction due to
                  insufficient evidence to warrant disciplinary action by the Board of Nursing.
                  The motion was seconded and carried unanimously.

CONFERENCES
SCHEDULED:        LaTonya Knight, C.N.A. 1401-108725
                  Ms. Knight appeared.

CLOSED MEETING:   Mr. Logan moved that the Special Conference Committee of the Board of
                  Nursing convene a closed meeting pursuant to Section 2.2-3711(A)(28) of the
                  Code of Virginia at 1:23 P.M. for the purpose of deliberation to reach a decision
                  in the matter of Ms. Knight. Additionally, Mr. Logan moved that Dr. Elliott and
                  Ms. Mitchell attend the closed meeting because their presence in the closed
                  meeting is deemed necessary, and their presence will aid the Committee in its
                  deliberations.
                  The motion was seconded and carried unanimously.
RECONVENTION:     The Committee reconvened in open session at 1:36 P.M.

                  Mr. Logan moved that the Special Conference Committee of the Board of
                  Nursing certify that it heard, discussed or considered only public business matters
                  lawfully exempted from open meeting requirements under the Virginia Freedom
                  of Information Act and only such public business matters as were identified in the
                  motion by which the closed meeting was convened.
                  The motion was seconded and carried unanimously.

                  ACTION: Mr. Logan moved to issue an Order of reprimand to LaTonya Knight.
                  The motion was seconded and carried unanimously.

                  As provided by law, this decision shall become a Final Order thirty days after
                  service of such order on Ms. Knight unless a written request to the Board for a
                  formal hearing on the allegations made against her is received from Ms. Knight
                  within such time. If service of the order is made by mail, three additional days
                  hall be added to that period. Upon such timely request for a formal hearing, the
                  decision of this conference committee shall be vacated.



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CONFERENCES
SCHEDULED:        Inez Gay, C.N.A. 1401-091285
                  Ms. Gay appeared.

CLOSED MEETING:   Mr. Logan moved that the Special Conference Committee of the Board of
                  Nursing convene a closed meeting pursuant to Section 2.2-3711(A)(28) of the
                  Code of Virginia at 2:41 P.M. for the purpose of deliberation to reach a decision
                  in the matter of Ms. Gay. Additionally, Mr. Logan moved that Dr. Elliott and Ms.
                  Mitchell attend the closed meeting because their presence in the closed meeting is
                  deemed necessary, and their presence will aid the Committee in its deliberations.
                  The motion was seconded and carried unanimously.

RECONVENTION:     The Committee reconvened in open session at 2:55 P.M.

                  Mr. Logan moved that the Special Conference Committee of the Board of
                  Nursing certify that it heard, discussed or considered only public business matters
                  lawfully exempted from open meeting requirements under the Virginia Freedom
                  of Information Act and only such public business matters as were identified in the
                  motion by which the closed meeting was convened.
                  The motion was seconded and carried unanimously.

                  ACTION: Mr. Logan moved to issue an Order to deny Inez Gay’s petition for
                  reinstatement of her nurse aide certificate.
                  The motion was seconded and carried unanimously.

                  As provided by law, this decision shall become a Final Order thirty days after
                  service of such order on Ms. Gay unless a written request to the Board for a
                  formal hearing on the allegations made against her is received from Ms. Gay
                  within such time. If service of the order is made by mail, three additional days
                  hall be added to that period. Upon such timely request for a formal hearing, the
                  decision of this conference committee shall be vacated.


CONFERENCES
SCHEDULED:        Atinuke Ejike, C.N.A. 1401-110210
                  Ms. Ejike appeared.

CLOSED MEETING:   Mr. Logan moved that the Special Conference Committee of the Board of
                  Nursing convene a closed meeting pursuant to Section 2.2-3711(A)(28) of the
                  Code of Virginia at 3:30 P.M. for the purpose of deliberation to reach a decision
                  in the matter of Ms. Ejike. Additionally, Mr. Logan moved that Dr. Elliott and
                  Ms. Mitchell attend the closed meeting because their presence in the closed
                  meeting is deemed necessary, and their presence will aid the Committee in its
                  deliberations.
                  The motion was seconded and carried unanimously.

RECONVENTION:     The Committee reconvened in open session at 3:43 P.M.



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                  Mr. Logan moved that the Special Conference Committee of the Board of
                  Nursing certify that it heard, discussed or considered only public business matters
                  lawfully exempted from open meeting requirements under the Virginia Freedom
                  of Information Act and only such public business matters as were identified in the
                  motion by which the closed meeting was convened.
                  The motion was seconded and carried unanimously.

                  ACTION: Mr. Logan moved to close the case and impose no sanction due to
                  insufficient evidence of a violation of the Nurse Practice Act or Board of Nursing
                  regulations.
                  The motion was seconded and carried unanimously.

CONFERENCES
SCHEDULED:        Carolyn Wimer, C.N.A. 1401-003174
                  Ms. Wimer did not appear.

CLOSED MEETING:   Mr. Logan moved that the Special Conference Committee of the Board of
                  Nursing convene a closed meeting pursuant to Section 2.2-3711(A)(28) of the
                  Code of Virginia at 3:50 P.M. for the purpose of deliberation to reach a decision
                  in the matter of Ms. Wimer. Additionally, Mr. Logan moved that Dr. Elliott and
                  Ms. Mitchell attend the closed meeting because their presence in the closed
                  meeting is deemed necessary, and their presence will aid the Committee in its
                  deliberations.
                  The motion was seconded and carried unanimously.

RECONVENTION:     The Committee reconvened in open session at 3:55 P.M.

                  Mr. Logan moved that the Special Conference Committee of the Board of
                  Nursing certify that it heard, discussed or considered only public business matters
                  lawfully exempted from open meeting requirements under the Virginia Freedom
                  of Information Act and only such public business matters as were identified in the
                  motion by which the closed meeting was convened.
                  The motion was seconded and carried unanimously.

                  ACTION: Mr. Logan moved to offer Carolyn Wimer a Consent Order for
                  revocation of her nurse aide certificate, with a finding of abuse and neglect, in lieu
                  of a formal hearing.
                  The motion was seconded and carried unanimously.

                  This Consent Order shall be effective upon endorsement of its findings,
                  conclusions, and terms of consent by both Ms. Wimer and the Board.

CONFERENCES
SCHEDULED:        Fatima Gordon, C.N.A. Applicant
                  Ms. Gordon did not appear.

CLOSED MEETING:   Mr. Logan moved that the Special Conference Committee of the Board of
                  Nursing convene a closed meeting pursuant to Section 2.2-3711(A)(28) of the
                  Code of Virginia at 4:03 P.M. for the purpose of deliberation to reach a decision
                  in the matter of Ms. Gordon. Additionally, Mr. Logan moved that Dr. Elliott and
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                  Ms. Mitchell attend the closed meeting because their presence in the closed
                  meeting is deemed necessary, and their presence will aid the Committee in its
                  deliberations.
                  The motion was seconded and carried unanimously.

RECONVENTION:     The Committee reconvened in open session at 4:09 P.M.

                  Mr. Logan moved that the Special Conference Committee of the Board of
                  Nursing certify that it heard, discussed or considered only public business matters
                  lawfully exempted from open meeting requirements under the Virginia Freedom
                  of Information Act and only such public business matters as were identified in the
                  motion by which the closed meeting was convened.
                  The motion was seconded and carried unanimously.

                  ACTION: Mr. Logan moved to issue an Order to deny Fatima Gordon’s
                  application for certification as a nurse aide in Virginia.
                  The motion was seconded and carried unanimously.

                  As provided by law, this decision shall become a Final Order thirty days after
                  service of such order on Ms. Gordon unless a written request to the Board for a
                  formal hearing on the allegations made against her is received from Ms. Gordon
                  within such time. If service of the order is made by mail, three additional days
                  hall be added to that period. Upon such timely request for a formal hearing, the
                  decision of this conference committee shall be vacated.

CONFERENCES
SCHEDULED:        Dellon Phillips, C.N.A. 1401-089698
                  Ms. Phillips did not appear.

CLOSED MEETING:   Mr. Logan moved that the Special Conference Committee of the Board of
                  Nursing convene a closed meeting pursuant to Section 2.2-3711(A)(28) of the
                  Code of Virginia at 4:10 P.M. for the purpose of deliberation to reach a decision
                  in the matter of Ms. Phillips. Additionally, Mr. Logan moved that Dr. Elliott and
                  Ms. Mitchell attend the closed meeting because their presence in the closed
                  meeting is deemed necessary, and their presence will aid the Committee in its
                  deliberations.
                  The motion was seconded and carried unanimously.

RECONVENTION:     The Committee reconvened in open session at 4:15 P.M.

                  Mr. Logan moved that the Special Conference Committee of the Board of
                  Nursing certify that it heard, discussed or considered only public business matters
                  lawfully exempted from open meeting requirements under the Virginia Freedom
                  of Information Act and only such public business matters as were identified in the
                  motion by which the closed meeting was convened.
                  The motion was seconded and carried unanimously.

                  ACTION: Mr. Logan moved to issue an Order of reprimand to Dellon Phillips.
                  The motion was seconded and carried unanimously.


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               As provided by law, this decision shall become a Final Order thirty days after
               service of such order on Ms. Phillips unless a written request to the Board for a
               formal hearing on the allegations made against her is received from Ms. Phillips
               within such time. If service of the order is made by mail, three additional days
               hall be added to that period. Upon such timely request for a formal hearing, the
               decision of this conference committee shall be vacated.

ADJOURNMENT:   The Committee adjourned at 4:15 P.M.




                                     _________________________________________
                                     Jane Elliott, R.N., Ph.D.
                                     Discipline Staff




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                                                                                   Final - Approved

                         VIRGINIA BOARD OF NURSING
                           INFORMAL CONFERENCES
                                December 5, 2006

TIME AND PLACE:   The informal conferences held before an Agency Subordinate of the Board of
                  Nursing was convened at 9:12 A.M., in Conference Room 4, Department of
                  Health Professions, 6603 West Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia.

AGENCY
SUBORDINATE:      Janet B. Younger, R.N., P.N.P., Ph.D.

STAFF PRESENT:    Gloria D. Mitchell, R.N., M.S.N., M.B.A., Deputy Executive Director, Discipline
                  Emily Field, Adjudication Specialist

OTHERS PRESENT:   Two nursing students from Virginia Commonwealth University
                  Linda Kleiner, Case Manager, Health Practitioners Intervention Program and Yaa
                  Agyekum, Case Manager, Health Practitioners Intervention Program

CONFERENCES
SCHEDULED:        Judith Neeld, L.P.N. 0002-064778
                  Ms. Neeld appeared, accompanied by her husband, Brian Neeld.

                  Ms. Neeld was informed a recommendation will be made and mailed to her within
                  ninety days.
                  This recommendation will be presented to the full Board; if accepted, an Order
                  will be entered. As provided by law, this decision shall become a Final Order
                  thirty days after service of such order on Ms. Neeld unless a written request to
                  the Board for a formal hearing on the allegations made against her is received
                  from Ms. Neeld within such time. If service of the order is made by mail,
                  three additional days shall be added to that period. Upon such timely request for a
                  formal hearing, the decision of this conference committee shall be vacated.

CONFERENCES
CONTINUED:        Linda Anderson, L.P.N. 0002-042598
                  Ms. Anderson did not appear.

                  Dr. Younger established that adequate notice was given to Ms. Anderson
                  A recommendation will be made and mailed to Ms. Anderson within ninety days.
                  This recommendation will be presented to the full Board. If accepted, an Order
                  will be entered. As provided by law, this decision shall be a Final Order.




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CONFERENCES
SCHEDULED:    Bridget L. Kemper, R.N. 0001-150963
              Ms. Kemper appeared.

              Ms. Kemper was informed a recommendation will be made and mailed to her
              within ninety days.
              This recommendation will be presented to the full Board; if accepted, an Order
              will be entered. As provided by law, this decision shall become a Final Order
              thirty days after service of such order on Ms. Kemper unless a written request to
              the Board for a formal hearing on the allegations made against her is received
              from Ms. Kemper within such time. If service of the order is made by mail,
              three additional days shall be added to that period. Upon such timely request for a
              formal hearing, the decision of this conference committee shall be vacated.


CONFERENCES
CONTINUED:    Bobbie Rae, R.N. 0001-171232
              Ms. Rae appeared, accompanied by Attorney Rosenthal.

              Dr. Justin Broughton and Bonita Badgette, R.N. were present and testified.

              Ms. Rae was informed a recommendation will be made and mailed to her within
              ninety days.

              This recommendation will be presented to the full Board; if accepted, an Order
              will be entered. As provided by law, this decision shall become a Final Order
              thirty days after service of such order on Ms. Rae unless a written request to
              the Board for a formal hearing on the allegations made against her is received
              from Ms. Rae within such time. If service of the order is made by mail,
              three additional days shall be added to that period. Upon such timely request for a
              formal hearing, the decision of this conference committee shall be vacated.

CONFERENCES
CONTINUED:    Kenneth Little, R.N. Applicant
              Mr. Little appeared, accompanied by Attorney Margaret Hardy; his mother Ms.
              Little; and his girlfriend D. Sherene Offutt.

              Mr. Little was informed a recommendation will be made and mailed to him within
              ninety days.
              This recommendation will be presented to the full Board; if accepted, an Order
              will be entered. As provided by law, this decision shall become a Final Order
              thirty days after service of such order on Mr. Little unless a written request
              to the Board for a formal hearing on the allegations made against him is received
              from Mr. Little within such time. If service of the order is made by mail,
              three additional days shall be added to that period. Upon such timely request for a
              formal hearing, the decision of this conference committee shall be vacated.


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CONFERENCES
CONTINUED:     Fred Brown, Jr., L.P.N. 0002-019887
               Mr. Brown appeared, accompanied by his wife Margaret Brown.

               Mr. Brown was informed a recommendation will be made and mailed to him
               within ninety days.
               This recommendation will be presented to the full Board; if accepted, an Order
               will be entered. As provided by law, this decision shall become a Final Order
               thirty days after service of such order on Mr. Brown unless a written request
               to the Board for a formal hearing on the allegations made against him is received
               from Mr. Brown within such time. If service of the order is made by mail,
               three additional days shall be added to that period. Upon such timely request for a
               formal hearing, the decision of this conference committee shall be vacated.

CONFERENCES
CONTINUED:     Melinda Kolb, R.N. 0001-164614
               Ms. Kolb appeared.

               Ms. Kolb was informed a recommendation will be made and mailed to her within
               ninety days.
               This recommendation will be presented to the full Board; if accepted, an Order
               will be entered. As provided by law, this decision shall become a Final Order
               thirty days after service of such order on Ms. Kolb unless a written request
               to the Board for a formal hearing on the allegations made against her is received
               from Ms. Kolb within such time. If service of the order is made by mail,
               three additional days shall be added to that period. Upon such timely request for a
               formal hearing, the decision of this conference committee shall be vacated.

CONFERENCES
CONTINUED:     Mary S. Newcomb, R.N. 0001-176794
               Ms. Newcomb appeared, accompanied by Yaa Agyekum, Case, Manager, Health
               Practitioners Intervention Program.

               Ms. Newcomb was informed a recommendation will be made and mailed to her
               within ninety days.
               This recommendation will be presented to the full Board; if accepted, an Order
               will be entered. As provided by law, this decision shall become a Final Order
               thirty days after service of such order on Ms. Newcomb unless a written request
               to the Board for a formal hearing on the allegations made against her is received
               from Ms. Newcomb within such time. If service of the order is made by mail,
               three additional days shall be added to that period. Upon such timely request for a
               formal hearing, the decision of this conference committee shall be vacated.
ADJOURNMENT:   The conferences were concluded at 3:20 P.M.




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Jane Elliott, R.N., Ph.D.
Discipline Staff




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