Sheila Renaud-Finnegan, Joni Haley, Karen Jennings, Gail Mears, David Sundell, Thomas Boulter and David Braiterman
Not present: -- Julie Introcaso
Joni Haley called the meeting to order at 9:00 AM
Draft minutes of the November 16, 2007 meeting were reviewed. Motion was made by David Braiterman and seconded by David Sundell to approve the minutes with corrections.
For: SRF, JH, KJ, TB, DS, DB
A. James Kennedy – The Board read the information regarding a Volunteer Healthcare bill sent by Representative Kennedy. Motion was made by David Braiterman and seconded by Joni Haley to put this on file in the Board office. Motion passed.
A. Board Chairperson - Motion was made by Karen Jennings and seconded by David Sundell to nominate Joni Haley as Board Chairperson. No other nominations were made and the vote to elect Joni Haley for the next year was unanimous.
B. Board Secretary – Motion was made by Karen Jennings and seconded by David Braiterman to nominate Tom Boulter as Board Secretary. No other nominations were made and the vote to elect Tom Boulter for the next year was unanimous.
III. Disciplinary Hearing – A disciplinary hearing was held on Laurence Kelly, Ed.D.
Upon the motion of David Sundell and seconded by David Braiterman, the Board, by roll call vote, resolved to conduct a non-public session for the purpose of discussing application, investigations of alleged misconduct of licensees, in accordance with RSA 91-A:3, II (c), RSA 91-A:3, II (e), RSA 91-A:5, IV, Lodge v. Knowlton, 118 N.H. 574 (1978), and the Board’s executive and deliberative privileges. Each member recorded his or her vote on the motion, which passed by the unanimous vote of all members present.
Upon the motion of David Sundell and the second of David Braiterman, the Board by roll call vote, resolved to withhold the minutes of the preceding non-public session, with the exception of approved applications, responses to motions and disciplinary actions until they are served, from public disclosure pursuant to RSA 91-A:3, III on the grounds that public disclosure would be likely to affect adversely the reputation of a person other than a Board member and to render the proposed action ineffective. Each member recorded his or her vote on the motion, which passed by the unanimous vote of all members present.
I. APPLICATIONS APPROVED FOR LICENSURE
A. Approved mental health counselors: Paul Bade, Alissa Dillon
B. Approved clinical social workers: Barbara Halbhaier, Marjorie Lane, Jessica Miner, Jennifer Whitehead
C. Approved psychologists: Nancy Cotton
D. Approved marriage & family therapists – Barbara Van Hoff
E. Approved pastoral psychotherapists – no applicants this month
II. APPROVED CANDIDATE FOR LICENSURE: SUPERVISORY AGREEMENTS
A. Mental Health Counselors: Carol Malouin, Dalia Rizk, Janet Cleary
B. Social Workers: Cheryl Sutherland, Sara Martel, Abigail Aldous
C. Marriage & Family Therapists: Lauren Crothers Simard
D. Psychologists: Angeles Cheung
E. Pastoral Psychotherapists – no agreements this month
Meeting was adjourned at 3:00 PM
Next meeting scheduled for Friday, January 18, 2008