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Iowa Interior Design Examining Board - May 17, 2021 Minutes

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200 East Grand Avenue, Suite 350, Des Moines |Zoom

Monday, May 17, 2021 | 2:00 p.m.

Pursuant to Iowa Code 21.8, this meeting was conducted by electronic means due to the health and safety concerns stemming from the COVID-19 virus, which rendered an in-person meeting impossible or impractical.

Board Members present for all or part of the meeting:

Lori Wiles, Chair                                                                PV (Paul) Osiago

Joan Birk                                                                              Jennifer Moseley

Katherine Stavneak                                                                        

Board Members not present for the meeting:

Jay Reyhons                                                                       Todd Mithelman


Lori SchraderBachar, Board Administrator             Caroline Barrett, AAG

Kimberly Gleason, Licensing Specialist



Call to Order:

Call to Order by Wiles at 2:05 p.m.

Quorum established.

All in attendance provided brief introductions and welcomed new board member PV Osiago.

Motion by Birk to approve the open session minutes of March 8, 2021 as presented and allow Board Executive to sign on chair’s behalf.

Seconded by Stavneak.                                                                                               

VOTE: Aye: All                   Nay: None           Abstaining: None            

Motion passed. 

Administrative Reports

Assistant Attorney General: Barrett had nothing to report.

Board Administrator: SchraderBachar provided information regarding articles found on the board drive for all members to read. SchraderBachar also provided an update on the May 7, 2021, AARC meeting she attended.

Licensing Specialist: Gleason reported from February 1, 2021 through April 30, 2021 there were two (2) newly registered interior designers and no reinstatements. Gleason also noted that 36 licensees are renewal eligible.

Board Member Reports

Board members had nothing to report.

Public Comment


Legislative Update

Barrett and SchraderBachar provided short reports on legislation that may impact the Interior Design Examining Board.

Moseley lost connection from 2:28 p.m. until 2:30 p.m.

CE Audits

SchraderBachar presented the continuing education audit information submitted by Rebecca Jourdan. The board went into lengthy discussion and tasked SchraderBachar to request more information.

Election of Board Officers (Chair and Vice-Chair)

Motion by Osiago to elect Wiles as Chair and Stavneak as Vice-Chair.

Seconded by Birk.                                                                                                          

VOTE: Aye: All                   Nay: None           Abstaining: None            

Motion passed. 

Board Member Training

Barrett presented The Legal Overview for New Board and Commission Members.

Upcoming Meetings & Last-Minute Comments

The next meeting will be September 20, 2021 in person, with Zoom availability.


Wiles adjourned the meeting at 3:30 p.m.