Board Meeting Information

TEXAS BOARD OF VETERINARY MEDICAL EXAMINERS

PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2022 AT 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

1701 N. CONGRESS AUSTIN, TEXAS 78701

WILLIAM B. TRAVIS BUILDING

ROOM 1-104


1. Call to Order

2. Public hearing to receive comments from interested persons concerning the new and/or amended rules

proposed under §801.151(a), (b), and (c), Occupations Code, which provides Texas Board of Veterinary Medical

Examiners with the authority to promulgate and adopt rules consistent with the Act governing its

administration, including a rule relating to Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) Designation, a rule relating to

Honesty, Integrity, and Fair Dealing, and a rule relating to Informal Conferences. The proposed rules, 22 TAC

§§571.18, 573.27, and 575.29 were published in the August 12, 2022 issue of the Texas Register. Any

interested person may appear and offer comments or statements, either orally or in writing; however,

questioning of commenters will be reserved exclusively to the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners or

its staff as may be necessary to ensure a complete record. While any person with pertinent comments or

statements will be granted an opportunity to present them during the course of the hearing, the Texas Board

of Veterinary Medical Examiners reserves the right to restrict statements in terms of time or repetitive

content. Organizations, associations, or groups are encouraged to present their commonly held views or

similar comments through a representative member. Persons with disabilities who have special needs and who

plan to attend the meeting should contact Jennifer Griggs of Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners at

512-305-7555.

3. Adjourn.



Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners Meeting Agenda

1801 Congress Avenue, Suite 8.800
Austin, Texas 78701

Tuesday, September 6, 2022
8:00 a.m.

 

The Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners posts this notice of its September 6, 2022 Hybrid Videoconference Board Meeting. Videoconference meetings are authorized by Tex. Gov't Code § 551.127. The Presiding Officer of the Board will be physically present and presiding over the open meeting located at 1801 Congress Avenue, George H.W. Bush Building, 8th Floor, Suite 8.800, Austin, Texas. Other members of the Board will be appearing at this meeting both in person and virtually.

The Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners will consider and act, if necessary, on matters within the jurisdiction of the Board which are listed on this agenda. The Board may meet from time-to-time in executive session with respect to the agenda items as authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551 of the Government Code.

 

1. Roll Call and Call to Order (Mr. Pardue and Dr. Mixon)

2. Public Comment (Mr. Pardue) 

3. Personnel matters, including appointing an Executive Director (Mr. Pardue) 

4. Adjourn.

 

Board Members:

Keith Pardue, J.D., President

Sandra “Lynn” Criner, D.V.M., Vice-President

Samantha Mixon, D.V.M., Secretary

Michael White, D.V.M.

Randy Skaggs, D.V.M.

Steven Golla, D.V.M.

Sue Allen, LVT

Victoria Whitehead, J.D.

Raquel Olivier, C.P.A., M.B.A.

Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners Board Meeting Agenda 333 Guadalupe Street, Suite 102 Lobby Austin, Texas 78701 Tuesday, July 12, 2022 9:00 a.m. – Conclusion - Hybrid Videoconference Board Meeting. The President of the Board will be physically present and presiding over the open meeting. Other members of the Board will be appearing at this meeting both in person and virtually.


Board Meeting Agenda

333 Guadalupe Street

Hobby Building Room 102A Tower III Lobby Austin, Texas

Monday June 13th, 2022 9:00am


The Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners posts this notice of its June 13, 2022 Hybrid Videoconference Board Meeting. Videoconference meetings are authorized by Tex. Gov’t Code

§ 551.127. The President of the Board will be physically present and presiding over the open meeting located at 333 Guadalupe Street, Hobby Building, 1st Floor, Room 102A, Austin, Texas. Other members of the Board will be appearing at this meeting both in person and virtually.

The Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners will consider and act, if necessary, on matters within the jurisdiction of the Board which are listed on this agenda. The Board may meet from time- to-time in executive session with respect to the agenda items as authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551 of the Government Code.

1.    Full Board call to order, roll call, vote on absences. (Mr. Pardue and Dr. Criner) 

2.    Consideration and Approval of April 26, 2022 Quarterly meeting minutes (Mr. Pardue) 

3.    Consideration and Approval of May 23, 2022 Special Meeting minutes (Mr. Pardue) 

4.    Citizen Comments (Mr. Pardue) 

5.    Progress report from Interim ED on data management software. (Mr. Tacker) 

6.    Discussion and possible action to approve the posting for a permanent Executive Director position. (Mr. Pardue) 

7.    Discussion and possible action on adopting a social media policy (Ms. Whitehead) 

8.    Discussion and possible action on creation of Bylaws Committee (Dr. Mixon) 

9.    Discussion and possible action on update of the Staff’s General Manual (Dr. Mixon) 

10.  Discussion regarding holding policy maker(s) accountable in multi-veterinarian practices for making policies that result in lay staff performing triage of patients prior to the veterinarian seeing the patient. (Dr. White)   

11.    Discussion regarding going back to written meeting minutes, not only providing video. (Dr. White) 

12.    Discussion regarding non-medical expertise cases that were previously delegated to a committee of board staff to review and now sending those cases back to board members to review. (Dr. Criner) 

13.    Consideration and approval of Agreed Orders (Mr. Hargis) 

    CP 20-287

    CP 20-398

    CP 21-423    

14.    Discussion of possible agenda items for July 12, 2022 board meeting. (Mr. Pardue) 

15.    Adjourn

Persons requiring special accommodations, including the use of an interpreter, due to a disability should contact the Board office at least five working days prior to the Board meeting.

Las personas que necesiten servicios especiales, incluyendo los de un intérprete, debido a un impedimento físico, llamen la oficina de la Junta por lo menos cinco días antes de la reunión de la Junta.

 

Board Members:

Keith Pardue, Acting President 

Vacant, Vice-President

Sandra “Lynn” Criner, DVM, Secretary 

Samantha Mixon, DVM

Michael White, DVM 

Randy Skaggs, DVM 

Sue Allen, LVT 

Victoria Whitehead 

Raquel Olivier

 

Board Meeting Dates*

2022 Dates:

26 April 2022 @ 9:00 AM View Live Broadcast

Board Committee Public Meetings:

            Executive Committee:

Board Meeting Agenda

333 Guadalupe Street

Hobby Building Room 102A Tower III Lobby

Austin, Texas

Monday June 13th, 2022

3:00pm 


The Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners posts this notice of its June 13, 2022 Hybrid Videoconference Board Meeting. Videoconference meetings are authorized by Tex. Gov’t Code § 551.127. The President of the Board will be physically present and presiding over the open meeting located at 333 Guadalupe Street, Hobby Building, 1st Floor, Room 102A, Austin, Texas. Other members of the Executive Committee will be appearing at this meeting both in person and virtually.

The Executive Committee of Veterinary Medical Examiners will consider and act, if necessary, on matters within the jurisdiction of the Board which are listed on this agenda. The Board may meet from time-to-time in executive session with respect to the agenda items as authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551 of the Government Code.

1.    Executive Committee call to order, roll call, vote on absences. (Mr. Pardue and Dr. Criner) 

2.    Consideration of Temporary Suspension without Notice of: Texas Veterinary Licensee (Mr. Pardue) 

3.    Adjourn (Mr.Pardue)


            Enforcement Committee:

            No Public Meetings Scheduled

            Licensing Committee:

            No Public Meetings Scheduled

            Finance Committee:

            No Public Meetings Scheduled

            Advisory Committees:

                        Equine Dental Provider Advisory Committee:

                        No Public Meetings Scheduled

                        Licensed Veterinary Technician Advisory Committee:

                        No Public Meetings Scheduled

 

*Dates are not final until posted with the Secretary of State.


Board Meeting Minutes and Videos

2022

Meeting minutes have been replaced by video recordings which may be viewed at the following link: Click here to go to Meeting Video

Minutes of the 06/13/2021 Executive Meeting

Minutes of the 06/13/2022 Board Meeting

Minutes of the 01/25/2022 Board Meeting

2021
Minutes of the 10/28/2021 Board Meeting

Minutes of the 08/03/2021 Board Meeting

Minutes of the 05/13/2021 Board Meeting

Minutes of the 02/09/2021 Board Meeting

2020
Minutes of the 09/22/2020 Board Meeting

Minutes of the 01/28/2020 Board Meeting

2019

Minutes of the 10/15/2019 Board Meeting

Minutes of the 07/02/2019 Board Meeting

Minutes of the 04/09/2019 Board Meeting

Minutes of the 01/29/2019 Board Meeting

2018
Minutes of the 10/23/2018 Board Meeting

Minutes of the 07/31/2018 Board Meeting

Minutes of the 04/10/2018 Board Meeting

Minutes of the 01/16/2018 Board Meeting

2017
Minutes of the 12/05/2017 Board Meeting
Minutes of the 10/10/2017 Board Meeting
Minutes of the 05/08/2017 Board Meeting
Minutes of the 03/28/2017 Board Meeting
Minutes of the 02/27/2017 Board Meeting
Minutes of the 01/23/2017 Board Meeting

2016
Minutes of the 12/08/2016 Board Meeting
Minutes of the 10/18/2016 Board Meeting
Minutes of the 07/19/2016 Board Meeting
Minutes of the 04/19/2016 Board Meeting
Minutes of the 01/26/2016 Board Meeting

2015
Minutes of the 10/13/2015 Board Meeting
Minutes of the 07/21/2015 Board Meeting
Minutes of the 01/27/2015 Board Meeting

2014
Minutes of the 10/21/2014 Board Meeting
Minutes of the 6/03/2014 Board Meeting
Minutes of the 2/18/2014 Board Meeting

2013
Minutes of the 10/22/2013 Board Meeting
Minutes of the 07/16/2013 Board Meeting
Minutes of the 03/25/2013 Board Meeting


2012
Minutes of the 10/30/2012 Board Meeting
Minutes of the 07/24/2012 Board Meeting
Minutes of the 03/27/2012 Board Meeting


2011
Minutes of the 10/18/2011 Board Meeting
Minutes of the 06/28/2011 Board Meeting
Minutes of the 03/29/2011 Board Meeting