Summaries of Regents Actions
on Professional Misconduct and Discipline

September 2020

Terms under which this information is provided.



- Architecture - Chiropractic - Dentistry - Engineering and Land Surveying - Massage Therapy - Midwifery - Nursing - Pharmacy - Physical Therapy - Podiatry - Public Accountancy - Respiratory Therapy - Social Work -


Architecture

Demetrius Manouselis; East Elmhurst, NY
Profession: Architect; Lic. No. 026029; Cal. No. 31848
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 3 months actual suspension, 21 months stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $5,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the 2nd Degree, a class A misdemeanor.

 

Chiropractic

Jason Michael Corbett; Weston, MA
Profession: Chiropractor; Lic. No. 007682; Cal. No. 31997
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 3 months actual suspension, 21 months stayed suspension, upon return to practice in the State of New York, 2 years probation.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of Massachusetts discipline.

Leo A. Kronert; Ellicottville, NY
Profession: Chiropractor; Lic. No. 007274; Cal. No. 30965
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: 1 year actual suspension, 2 years probation to commence upon service of the Order.
Summary: Licensee was found guilty of having been convicted of one count of Health Care Fraud.

 

Dentistry

Laurie Ann Butler; Newburgh, NY
Profession: Registered Dental Assistant; Cert. No. 000132; Cal. No. 31816
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Driving While Intoxicated, a class E felony, and Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated, an unclassified misdemeanor.

Michael F. Sheehan; Glens Falls, NY
Profession: Dentist; Lic. No. 024653; Cal. No. 31837
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 month actual suspension, 23 months stayed suspension, 2 years probation.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of failure to review prescription records.

 

Engineering and Land Surveying

David Scott Freeman; Glenwood, NY
Profession: Land Surveyor; Lic. No. 050480; Cal. No. 31809
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020 (See also September 2015 and February 2018)
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 3 months actual suspension, 21 months stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $5,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of improperly drawing a surveying map with deficient field work.

 

Massage Therapy

Sut-Ho Leung; New Hyde Park, NY
Profession: Massage Therapist; Lic. No. 021030; Cal. No. 32081
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of conduct in the profession which evidences moral unfitness.

 

Midwife

Paula Barry; Conway, MA
Profession: Midwife; Lic. No. 000596; Cal. No. 32101
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of having been convicted, in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, of failing to maintain a record for each patient which accurately reflects the evaluation and treatment of the patient.

 

Nursing

Jonivette Ragasa Alambat; Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 623481; Cal. No. 31844
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, upon return to practice in the State of New York, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of, in the State of California, documenting in a patient record that a head-to-toe assessment was performed when it was in fact not performed.

Edgar Edmundo Alvarez; Hialeah, FL
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 763543; Cal. No. 31841
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 months actual suspension, 22 months stayed suspension, upon return to practice in the State of New York, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of falsely stating on an application for licensure as a registered professional nurse that a licensing authority had never refused to issue him a professional license.

Paula Barry; Conway, MA
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 266206; Cal. No. 32100
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of having been convicted, in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, of failing to maintain a record for each patient which accurately reflects the evaluation and treatment of the patient.

Helen Bain Bartholomee; Fredericksburg, TX
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 551696; Cal. No. 32136
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of failure to document and failure to administer medication in the State of Texas.

Brae Lynn Blair; Lake Placid, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 297798; Cal. No. 31676
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $250 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of medication delivery.

Jacque Bovee; Rohnert Park, CA
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 063839, 275294; Cal. Nos. 32098, 32099
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application to surrender licenses granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Introducing Adulterated Device Into Interstate Commerce, a misdemeanor.

Amanda Rose Bochniarz; Gasport, NY
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 608140; Cal. No. 30976
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: 6 months actual suspension, 18 months stayed suspension, upon return to practice, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee was found guilty of having been convicted of one count of Petit Larceny.

Janet Bochnik; Fishkill, NY
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 475532; Cal. No. 31795
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension for not less than 1 month and until completion of therapy and treatment and fit to practice, upon return to practice, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charges of having been convicted of Petit Larceny, a class A misdemeanor, and submitting a registration renewal application in 2016 which falsely stated that she had not been convicted of a crime since her last registration period, when in fact she had been so convicted in 2014.

Alicia Jenice Brissett; Yonkers, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 306554; Cal. No. 31882
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 month actual suspension, 23 months stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of pre-charting the vital signs, including temperature, pulse and blood pressure, of numerous patients, before evaluating said patients.

Constance Mary Brown; Louisville, CO
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 203034; Cal. No. 32111
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of practicing the profession of nursing without an active license in the State of Colorado.

Brian Navarro Butuyan; Pearland, TX
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 432873; Cal. No. 32162
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension of not less than 6 months and until fit to practice, upon return to practice in the State of New York, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charges of accepting a nursing assignment in the State of Texas when lacking the mental fitness to practice, having a history of abusing hydrocodone, a controlled substance, and falsely stating on a nursing registration renewal application, in the State of Texas, that he had not been treated for any psychotic disorder within the previous 5 years.

Nicole Michelle Clancy; Clifton Park, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 329149; Cal. No. 31903
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of medication administration and documentation errors.

Kelli Ann Cox a/k/a Kelli Chiarolanza-Foley; Parsippany, NJ
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 438595; Cal. No. 32096
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of improperly removing a controlled substance from a hospital in the State of New Jersey; and calling in an unauthorized prescription for a controlled substance in the State of New Jersey.

Erik Andrew Dumler; Cicero, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 306112; Cal. No. 31829
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Driving While Intoxicated.

Teddy A. Germain; Amsterdam, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 281411; Cal. No. 31657
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

Kacey Colleen Hartfield-Rosati; East Islip, NY
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 574807; Cal. No. 31823
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $250 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of failing to consistently document the evaluation and treatment of two patients in said patients' medical charts.

Leah Heron Bennett a/k/a Leah Bennett Stoddard; Salt Lake City, UT
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 603974; Cal. No. 32097
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charges of having been impaired by narcotics while working as a professional nurse in the State of Colorado and having failed to appropriately document the administration and waste of narcotic medications in the State of Colorado.

Beverly Marie Hoyt a/k/a Beverly Buffaloe; Wartburg, TN
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 437969; Cal. No. 32095
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charges of administering a controlled substance without a physician’s order in the State of California and failing to document administration of medications to patients in the State of California.

Gale A. Iavarone; Ovid, NY
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 505708; Cal. No. 31266
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020 (See also July 2014)
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension for no less than 1 year and until fit to practice, upon return to practice, 2 years probation, $1,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of having been convicted of Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs: Prior Conviction Designated Within 10 years and Reckless Driving.

Marlo Rene Laws; Cambria Heights, NY
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 226604; Cal. No. 31742
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 6 months actual suspension, 18 months stayed suspension, 2 years probation.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of failing to perform a physical assessment of a patient.

Jamie Sue Mahoney; Geneva, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 301259; Cal. No. 31833
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $250 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of failing to maintain accurate records.

Tanya Nicole Millar; Staten Island, NY
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 264861, 546396; Cal. Nos. 31692, 31693
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of failing to initiate Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) on a patient who had expired.

Edward McCormack Molloy; Medford, NY
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 709109; Cal. No. 31818
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Operating a Motor Vehicle with .08 of 1% or More Alcohol, an unclassified misdemeanor; Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated, an unclassified misdemeanor; and Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Drugs or Alcohol, an unclassified misdemeanor.

Jessica Lynn McNey; Fairport, NY
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 612609; Cal. No. 31919
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension for no less than 3 months and until fit to practice, upon return to practice, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of stealing morphine and controlled substances for her own use.

Kelley Hope Mugo; Elkridge, MD
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 766882; Cal. No. 31915
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension until fit to practice, upon return to practice in the State of New York, 2 years probation.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of a Maryland conviction, Assault.

Emmanuel G. Okoli a/k/a Emmanuel Okoli; Bronx, NY
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse, Nurse Practitioner (Family Health); Lic. No. 620876, Cert. No. 340436; Cal. Nos. 31784, 31785
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 month actual suspension, 23 months stayed suspension, 2 years probation.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of making changes to a patient’s treatment plan without consulting with the physician who ordered the plan.

Weldon Erik Peterson; Massena, NY
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 621567; Cal. No. 31866
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 months actual suspension, 22 months stayed suspension, upon return to practice in the State of New York, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of failing to disclose multiple criminal convictions on an application for licensure to practice professional nursing in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Marcia Ann Phillips; Lake Placid, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 192577, 418334; Cal. Nos. 31874, 31875
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having improperly authorized a certified nurse aide to enter patient progress notes and to remove a medication from a medication cart.

Catherine Marie Pirro; Mineola, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 251765, 515578; Cal. Nos. 31695, 31696
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 month actual suspension, 23 months stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $1,500 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of failing to maintain accurate patient records.

Renée L. Pontello; Syracuse, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 313140; Cal. No. 31916
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 month actual suspension, 23 months stayed suspension, upon return to practice, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of practicing the profession with moral unfitness.

Kathleen Porter-Davis; Breesport, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 182913, 381642; Cal. Nos. 32118, 32119
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application to surrender licenses granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Driving While Intoxicated, a felony.

Sheri Marie Rodriguez a/k/a Sheri Marie Corlew; Watervliet, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 285542; Cal. No. 31673
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charges of having been convicted of Petit Larceny.

Dakila Ricarte Romano; Cedar Grove, NJ
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 341585; Cal. No. 32145
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of filling in the blank spaces in a previously created patient record with false information, in the State of New Jersey.

Beverly Sammarco Briatico; Orchard Park, NY
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 485369; Cal. No. 31570
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension until fit to practice, upon return to practice, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of having been convicted of two counts of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated.

Jennifer Faith Samuel a/k/a Jennifer F. Samuel; Brooklyn, NY
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 650225; Cal. No. 29079
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 month actual suspension, 23 months stayed suspension, upon return to practice, 2 years probation, $1,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Criminal Facilitation in the 4th Degree, a class A misdemeanor.

Angel R. Saraniero; Rochester, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 244402; Cal. No. 30060
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension until fit to practice, upon return to practice, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of medication administration errors.

Christopher J. Spiller; Olean, NY
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 687190; Cal. No. 31694
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension for no less than 3 months and until mentally fit to practice, upon return to practice, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Criminal Contempt.

Mary K. Sullivan-Bryan a/k/a Mary Sullivan-Force; Las Vegas, NV
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 621057; Cal. No. 31813
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 3 months actual suspension, 21 months stayed suspension, upon return to practice in the State of New York, 2 years probation, $1,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of, in the State of Nevada, injecting patients with prescription cosmetic drugs without an initial licensed medical practitioner assessment or order.

Jamie Marie Thomas; Kinderhook, NY
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 706076; Cal. No. 31750
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension until fit to practice, upon return to practice, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of medication errors.

John Robert Timmons II; Jamaica, NY
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 590656; Cal. No. 31839
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 3 months actual suspension, 21 months stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest charges of failing to provide constant observation for a suicidal patient and completing false patient assessments which had not been performed.

Gerald E. Turk; Nunda, NY
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse, Nurse Practitioner (Psychiatry); Lic. No. 322482,  Cert. No. 400765; Cal. Nos. 31416, 31415
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $750 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of failure to accurately treat patients and failure to maintain accurate records.

Cynthia L. Varney a/k/a Cynthia Lynn Randolph; Queensbury, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 225610, 461199; Cal. Nos. 30756, 30755
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Driving While Intoxicated.

Maryellen Zangrilli; New Hartford, NY
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse, Nurse Practitioner (Psychiatry); Lic. No. 604979, Cert. No. 401595; Cal. Nos. 31449, 31450
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of failing to maintain accurate records.

 

Pharmacy

Darlene Ann Dames a/k/a Darlene Ann Hesch; Troy, NY
Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 040234; Cal. No. 31674
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $1,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of pharmacy violation.

Alpesh P. Patel; Elmwood Park, NJ
Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 048000; Cal. No. 28735
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: Revocation.
Summary: Licensee was found guilty of having been convicted of one count of Petit Larceny.

Amy Elizabeth Peruvingal; New Hyde Park, NY
Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 051685; Cal. No. 31840
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Censure and reprimand, 1 year probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of obtaining the assistance of more than two unlicensed persons.

 

Physical Therapy

Dorothy Gay Lacson a/k/a Dorothy-Gay Lacson a/k/a Dorothy Pana; Elmhurst, NY
Profession: Physical Therapist Assistant, Physical Therapist; Cert. No. 006192, Lic. No. 029224; Cal. Nos. 31634, 31635
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 6 months actual suspension, 18 months stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $10,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Conspiracy to Commit Health Care Fraud, a class C felony.

 

Podiatry

Lance Ira Greiff; Great Neck, NY
Profession: Podiatrist; Lic. No. 004806; Cal. No. 30286
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Censure and reprimand, $4,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of failing to timely provide patient records to the Education Department.

 

Public Accountancy

Salvatore J. Armao; Garden City, NY
Profession: Certified Public Accountant; Lic. No. 042600; Cal. No. 31826
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 6 months actual suspension, 18 months stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $5,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of False Statements in Employee Benefit Plan Records and Reports, a felony.

William Borden; Manhasset, NY
Profession: Certified Public Accountant; Lic. (Cert.) No. 018555; Cal. No. 32137
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application to surrender license (certificate) granted.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of failing to complete required continuing education credits.

Angela J. Gentile a/k/a Angela J. Witzke; Amsterdam, NY
Profession: Certified Public Accountant; Lic. No. 090311; Cal. No. 29374
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: 6 months actual suspension, 18 months stayed suspension, $2,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee was found guilty of having been convicted of one count of Conspiracy to Defraud the United States and of Fraud and False Statements.

Paul David Goska; Schenectady, NY
Profession: Certified Public Accountant; Lic. No. 064128; Cal. No. 32138
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of failing to complete required continuing education credits.

 

Respiratory Therapy

Jeremy M. Bain; Rome, NY
Profession: Respiratory Therapist; Lic. No. 006663; Cal. No. 31170
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension for no less than 4 months and until mentally and physically fit to practice, upon return to practice, 2 years probation.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Criminal Possession of a Firearm.

 

Social Work

Danielle Rose Allen; Endicott, NY
Profession: Licensed Master Social Worker; Lic. No. 100625; Cal. No. 32104
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of practicing the profession with moral unfitness.

Edward William Bottger; Lakewood, OH
Profession: Licensed Master Social Worker; Lic. No. 096520; Cal. No. 32159
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of allowing a client to reside with him during treatment and sending emails and text messages to staff members, which included profanity, sexually explicit, racial and threatening commentaries.

Andrew Walter Drost; Northport, NY
Profession: Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Lic. Nos. 088557, 085784; Cal. Nos. 31793, 31794
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year actual suspension, 1 year stayed suspensions, 2 years probation.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of conduct in the profession which evidences moral unfitness.

Barry Stephen Schecter; Candor, NY
Profession: Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Lic. Nos. 065164, 071382; Cal. Nos. 31440, 31441
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of record keeping and failing to create a discharge plan.

Susan Voss Shanley; Saratoga Springs, NY
Profession: Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Lic. No. 047054; Cal. No. 31902
Regents Action Date: September 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 4 months actual suspension, 20 months stayed suspension, upon return to practice, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of practicing "eden energy" during social work sessions.

 

 

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Last Updated: October 19, 2020