TREC Education Standards Advisory Committee
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Note: While the written portion of the minutes below are published in agenda order, the items may have been presented in a different order.
Note: There was a delay in recording at the beginning of the meeting.
Agenda Item 1 Call to order and roll call
ACTION: The meeting called to order at 10:00 a.m.
Members present: Kelea Youngblood, Charles Porter, Candy Cooke, Rick Albers, Lynda Conway, Rob Cook, Chuck Jacobus, Bill Steddum, and Kellie Stokes
Mike Crowley and Sarah Norman joined the meeting shortly after it began.
Members absent: Marion Napoleon
Commission liaison present: DeLora Wilkinson
Other Commissioners present: Leslie Lerner and Barbara Russell
Agenda Item 2 Welcome and remarks from Chair
Agenda Item 3 Housekeeping
Agenda Item 4 Discussion and possible action to amend the April 5, 2021, meeting minutes
ACTION: Rick Albers, seconded by Bill Steddum, moved to accept the April 5, 2021, meeting minutes. The minutes were accepted by unanimous vote.
Agenda Item 5 Public or written comments received on non-agenda items
The committee reviewed a written comment and staff responded that they had looked into the issue and it had been resolved.
Agenda Item 6 Results from BRWG and ESAC survey(s) and update from BRWG
Remarks provided by General Counsel Burgess who explained BRWG wanted to focus on outreach, competency, and broker responsibility moving forward. ESAC members can submit their thoughts and ideas to General Counsel Burgess.
Agenda Item 7 Update from Legal I and II writing group
General Counsel Burgess provided an overview regarding the work of the committee. Additional remarks provided by Jennifer Wheeler, Director of Education & Examinations Division, and writing group members Charles Porter and Byron Underwood.
Agenda Item 8 Update from professional designations working group
Update provided by Candy Cooke, Chair of the working group
Agenda Item 9 Discussion and possible action regarding 22 TAC §535.92, Continuing Education Requirements
ACTION: Candy Cooke, seconded by Charles Porter moved to recommend removal of subsection (f) from 22 TAC §535.92 to the full Commission for possible proposal. The motion was adopted by unanimous vote.
Agenda Item 10 Discussion regarding agenda items for next meeting
ACTION: Possible items for the next meeting include the following:
-Chair Youngblood charged the committee to go back and review rules regarding delivery methods, instructors, and CE. General Counsel Burgess will work with Director Wheeler to gather the committee's thoughts on the above subjects and will review with Chair Youngblood for a possible future agenda item.
-Director Wheeler to review advertising for a possible future agenda item.
-General Counsel Burgess to survey committee regarding future meetings being in person or virtual.
-Commissioner Wilkinson praised the group for their contributions and would like input from the committee if they have anything they'd like her to send back to the Commission.
Agenda Item 11 Discussion and possible action regarding future meeting dates
Current dates for next meetings:
Monday, October 4, 2021; and
Monday, January 3, 2021
Tuesday, October 5, 2021, or Wednesday, October 6, 2021;
Tuesday, January 4, 2022, or Wednesday, January 5, 2022
ACTION: The next meeting is scheduled for Monday, October 4, 2021, at 10:00 a.m.
Agenda Item 12 Adjourn
ACTION: The meeting was adjourned at 10:50 a.m.