2008 Board Meetings and Agendas
Minutes of a Meeting of the Board
Time and Place of Meeting:
Friday, June 27, 2008 - 11:36 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
Teleconference format - Board Members, Board Counsel, and staff by telephone linkage with public access by speakerphone linkage at:
Office of the Washington State Board of Accountancy
711 S Capitol Way, Suite 400
Edwin G. Jolicoeur, CPA, Chair
Robert G. Hutchins, Public Board Member
Lauren C. Jassny, Public Board Member
Mark W. Pearson, CPA, Board Member
Ronald D. Sabado, CPA, Board Member
Mary M. Tennyson, Senior Assistant Attorney General
Richard C. Sweeney, CPA, Executive Director
Cheryl M. Sexton, Communications Manager
Call to Order
The Chair, Edwin Jolicoeur, took a roll call. With a quorum present the Chair called the Special Board meeting to order at 11:36 a.m.
Rule Amendment - WAC 4-25-530
Richard Sweeney, CPA, Executive Director, reported on the public rule-making hearing held in Olympia on June 28, 2008, from 10:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. No one from the public attended the hearing to offer testimony. The Board received one comment via voicemail regarding the proposal. Board staff provided the Board with a transcription of the message via email on June 26, 2008. The Board received no other comments regarding the rule proposal.
The five participating Board members voted unanimously to adopt the rule proposal with an effective date of August 1, 2008.
Meeting with Oregon Board of Accountancy
The Board expressed interest in pursuing a joint meeting with the Oregon Board of Accountancy to discuss common issues. The Executive Director with contact Kent Bailey, Chair of the Oregon Board, to find a mutually acceptable date, time, and central location for a meeting within the next three months.
Online Application Project
The Executive Director reported that the committee for the Information Technology (IT) Pool approved a $140,000 grant to the agency to implement the online application project.
No members of the public attended the meeting.
The regular Board meeting was adjourned at 11:50 a.m.