Barnes Wants Oversight To Address GBAHE’s Ban on Video & Audio Recording At Its Meetings


Guam – Senator Tina Muna-Barnes is questions is questioning the ban on video and recording equipment from the Guam Board of Allied Health  Examiners meetings [GBAHE.]

In a letter to Health Committee Chairman Senator Frank Aguon Jr., Muna-Barnes conveyed her support for Senator Aguon’s oversight hearing on the Guam Board of Allied Health Examiners. The Hearing is slated for today at 1:30.

The Senator is off island in Taiwan meeting with Taiwanese officials and will not be able to attend today’s oversight hearing. But she has offered several questions she hopes will be asked during the oversight hearing.

Read Muna-Barnes’ letter to Senator Aguon

In particular she questions the GBAHE Board Resolution which banned all video and audio recording devices from board meetings. She also wants to know why local psychologists can not take the required Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP) in order to get licensed to practice on island.

In a release, the Seantor is quoted as saying:  “Justice, due process, and a functioning and an open government are rights afforded to every citizen in our great island community. Our system of government is designed to bring services, regulate industry and promote the general welfare of our people … It is imperative we ensure the proper functioning of not just this board but all of Guam’s regulatory boards.”