Chapter 4725-11 Notice
A notice of each regular and special meeting of the state board of optometry shall be filed forthwith by the executive director to the board, stating the time, place and purpose of each special meeting of the board. Any person may determine or obtain such information at the office of the board, in Columbus, Ohio, by writing to the "Executive Director to the Board" 77 South High Street, 16th Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215-6108 as provided in rule 4725-11-03 of the Administrative Code or by telephoning 614/466-5115 or 888/565-3044. All meetings, committee meetings and sub-committee meetings of the state board of optometry shall be held in compliance with section 121.22 of the Revised Code (open meetings).
Any person may obtain reasonable advance written notification of all meetings of the board at which any specific type of public business is to be discussed or may request to be placed upon a general subscription mailing list, by paying an annual subscription mailing fee of ten dollars. A check for this amount should be sent to the state board of optometry at the address given in rule 4725-11-01 of the Administrative Code. This subscription would be valid for one year from the date of receipt of such fee by the executive director or notification may be received by providing the executive director with self-addressed stamped envelopes suitable for such purpose.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/13/2008 and 07/28/2013
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4725.09
Rule Amplifies: 4725.04 , 4725.09
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/65, 6/1/99
The executive director shall maintain a list of news media which have requested notification, and such media shall be given at least twenty-four hours advance notice of each special meeting of the board, except in the event of an emergency, the executive director on behalf of the members of the board calling the meeting, committee meeting or sub-committee meeting, shall immediately notify the news media that have requested notification of the time, place and purpose of the meeting.
The board shall designate an executive director who shall serve at the pleasure of the board and may be directly responsible to the president of the board.
(A) The executive director will conduct and care for all correspondence in the name of the board and will keep appropriate records. The executive director will keep and file a record of all applications for licensure, certificates of licensure, examinations, continuing education, administrative hearings, and actions against licensure. The executive director will annually prepare a list of the names and addresses of all persons licensed by the board, including a list of every person whose licensure has been suspended or revoked in the past year.
(B) The executive director shall give bond in the sum of two thousand dollars as indicated in section 4725.05 of the Revised Code. The executive director will be responsible for receiving and accounting for all monies and transfer the monies to the state treasurer into the appropriate fund. Included in these responsibilities will be the preparation of the board budget for approval by the board. All reports, financial and annual, required by the revised code will be filed by the executive director as well as those others specifically directed by the board.
(C) The executive director will have the authority to sign for actions as directed by and with the approval of the board. The executive director will perform other duties as required by the board in order to fulfill the goals and objectives of the board's responsibilities under the Revised Code.
(D) The executive director with the approval and authority of the board, will train, evaluate, and supervise the staff and be responsible for working conditions; staff relations, public relations, and professional ethics.