Executive Director's Report January 2022

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January 27-28, 2022

Staffing Update:

  1. Monitoring Coordinator:  I made an offer to a highly qualified candidate on January 18, 2022, and I will have an update at the January Board meeting.
  1. Compliance Administrative Assistant - I: I am sorry to say that Luann Brickei retired on January 3, 2022.  Luann served as a Compliance Assistant for many years and she was a valued member of our team.  She will be missed.  We are working on hiring a replacement and I will keep you updated.
  1. Compliance Administrative Assistant - II: We are working to fill this vacant position and I will have an update at the January Board meeting.
  1. Licensure Specialist - I:  I am sorry to say that Amanda Lockwood is resigning effective January 26, 2022.  Amanda has been a valued member of the licensure team for over six months.  Amanda was offered a position that she could not turn down and is looking forward to this exciting opportunity.  Please join me in thanking Amanda for her hard work and valued service to the Board and wish her the best in her future endeavors.  We are working on the paperwork to fill this position and I will keep you updated.
  1. Licensure Specialist - I:  We are pursuing a new position for an additional Licensure Specialist due to the increased volume of license applications.  I will keep you updated.

Legislative Update: Please see the agenda for the long list of legislation we are monitoring.

Board Meeting Update:

  1. Board Meetings:  The next Board meeting is on March 24-25, 2022. The meeting will be held virtually unless there is a significant improvement in the pandemic. 
  1. IPHP Meetings:  The next IPHP meeting is on February 24, 2022.
  1. Teleconference:  The next teleconference is on February 17, 2022.

Hearings:  Discussion regarding upcoming disciplinary hearings.

Budget:  The Board’s budget continues to be in excellent shape.

Remote Working:  We are working with each staff member to determine the appropriate office/remote working combination. 

Emergency Declarations: The Governor extended certain provision of Emergency Proclamation and the new Proclamation expires on February 5, 2022.  The Governor’s Office has indicated that the Governor is likely to continue to extend the Emergency Proclamation in 30-day increments unless there is a significant improvement in the pandemic.

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