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MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
for DISABILITY RETIREMENT
 
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
RETIREMENT SERVICES DIVISION
OFFICE OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER

MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY APRIL 17, 2009
 

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, April 17, 2009, in the Treasurer's Executive Conference Room at 55 Elm Street, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.
     
PRESENT: JOHN MEYER, M.D., CHAIRPERSON  
  CATHERINE LEWIS, M.D., SECRETARY  
  TIMOTHY SILVIS, M.D.  
     
ABSENT: CYNTHIA CONRAD, M.D.  
     
ALSO PRESENT: Joseph Lanteri, Disability Retirement Unit  
  Annette Sadlowski, Supervisor Disability Retirement Unit  
     
Please note that all of the following hearings held in front of the Medical Examining Board were held in executive session as the focus of such hearings is the medical condition of each disability retirement applicant.
 
JACQUELINE BELL

D- 9186

SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL) 
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Jacqueline Bell for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
WILMER CARDE

MD- 1287

SERVICE-CONNECTED 
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to recommend approval of the application of Wilmer Carde for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
DONNA CARTA

D- 10251

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Donna Carta for a Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
JOSEPH CRELAN

D- 10331

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Joseph Crelan for a Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
EDWARD DUFAULT

D- 10122

DISABILITY(APPEAL)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to deny the application of Edward Dufault for a Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
NANCY GRANTON

D- 10098

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to deny the application of Nancy Granton for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
RONALD GUYETTE

D- 10262

SERVICE-CONNECTED 
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to deny the application of Ronald Guyette for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement and in the alternative to approve the application for a Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
SUSAN HOWE

D- 10152

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Susan Howe for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
WILLIAM HUNT

D- 10094

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of William Hunt for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
MICHELLE JACKSON

D- 9656

DISABILITY(CONT'D)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Michelle Jackson for a Disability(Cont'd) Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
PAMELA JOLLEY

D- 10204

SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to deny the application of Pamela Jolley for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
JOANN KENYHERCZ

D- 10130

SERVICE-CONNECTED 
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to deny the application of Joann Kenyhercz for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement and in the alternative approve the application for Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
SANDRA LAW

D- 9834

SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL) 
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Sandra Law for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
RONALD MCGIBONY

D- 10241

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to table the application of Ronald McGibony for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement pending receipt of additional medical information.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
ALLAN MONTAGNA

MD- 1297

SERVICE-CONNECTED 
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to recommend approval of the application of Allan Montagna for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
ESLYN OVERTON

D- 10179

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Eslyn Overton for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
ROBERT PLAWECKI

D- 10216

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Robert Plawecki for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
JOSEPH ROMANELLO D- 10233 DISABILITY(POSTHUMOUS) 
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Joseph Romanello for a Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
JAMES SCULLY

D- 10117

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to deny the application of James Scully for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
CAROLYN SIRICA

D- 9235

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Carolyn Sirica for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
BARBARA SPERBER

D- 10206

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to deny the application of Barbara Sperber for a Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
MARCIA SPEZIALE

D- 10268

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Marcia Speziale for a Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
LISA THORTON-BAZINET

D- 10155

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Lisa Thorton-Bazinet for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
LUCINDA ZADROGA

D- 10276

DISABILITY 
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Lucinda Zadroga for a Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
ROBERT ZEMBRUSKI

D- 10124

SERVICE-CONNECTED 
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to deny the application of Robert Zembruski for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement and in the alternative approve the application for a Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
JUDITH BARONE

D-9345

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Judith Barone.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
WILLIAM BARRETT

 D-9506

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of William Barrett.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
BRUCE BRAGG

D-8769

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Bruce Bragg.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
ELAINE BRIGGS

D-9014

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Elaine Briggs.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
FRANCIS BROUILLET

D-9599

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Francis Brouillet.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
JOHN CARTER

D-9459

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW  
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of John Carter.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
ROSS COLLINS

D-9525

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Ross Collins.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
CAROLINE FAAS

D-9517

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Caroline Faas.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
DEBORAH FAZINA

D-9567

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Deborah Fazina.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
YVONNE GRIERSON

D-9191

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW  
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Yvonne Grierson.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
MICHAEL HARTLING

D-9534

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Michael Hartling.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
SANDRA HULINGS

D-8217

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Sandra Hulings.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
STEPHEN KISSINGER

D-9594

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Stephen Kissinger.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
LYNN LANE

D-9329 

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Lynn Lane.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
STEVEN LATRONICA

D-9541  

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Steven Latronica.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
DIANE LEACH

D-9276

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Diane Leach.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
DARCY MAHONEY

D-9458

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Darcy Mahoney.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
ROBERT MARKHAM

D-8918

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Robert Markham.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
TIMOTHY MCNEILL

D-9411

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Timothy McNeill.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
EDWIN MYERS

D-9552

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Edwin Myers.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
JOHN NYACK

D-9553

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of John Nyack.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
TALIA ORR

D-9449 

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Talia Orr.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
MARK PITCHER

D-9535

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW  
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Mark Pitcher.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
RICHARD VIOLETTE

D-8865

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Richard Violette.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
 
 

(Whereupon, the meeting was adjourned)

 

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