MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, August 29, 2014

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, August 29, 2014, at the office of the State Comptroller, 55 Elm Street, Room 208, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT:
Mark Buchanan, M.D., CO-CHAIRPERSON
Ariane Sirop, M.D.
Carolyn Drazinic, M.D.

ABSENT:
Wilner Samson, M.D., CO-CHAIRPERSON
Robert Fitzpatrick, M.D.
Steven Singer, M.D.
Marc Croteau, M.D.

OTHERS PRESENT:
Annette Sadlowski, Supervisor, Disability Retirement Unit
Colin Newman, Assistant Division Director

Please note that a portion of the meeting was conducted in executive session as the focus of the meeting was the medical condition(s) of each Disability Retirement applicant.

CALL TO ORDER

The Chairperson called meeting to order at 9:00 am.

Dr. Buchanan motioned to go into the Executive Session to discuss medical condition(s) related to the applications for Disability Retirement, seconded by Dr. Sirop at 9:02 am. Members of the Retirement Services Division were allowed to remain.

Dr. Buchanan motioned to come out of Executive Session, seconded by Dr. Sirop at 1:38 PM.

JANINE ARAGI D- 11501 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Janine Aragi's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MARY BARAN D- 11508 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Mary Baran's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DAVID BONO D- 11606 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve David Bono's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LINDA BOUCHARD D- 11600 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to deny Linda Bouchard 's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

KIM BOURGEOIS D- 11614 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Kim Bourgeois' entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SUSAN BUCKLEY D- 11617 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to deny Susan Buckley 's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MICHAEL CARROLL D- 11611 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Michael Carroll 's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

THOMAS DEDRICK D- 11618 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Thomas Dedrick 's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JOSE DISHMEY D- 11615 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to deny Jose Dishmey 's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

THERESA FRANCESE D- 11703 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to deny Theresa Francese 's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LARUE HEYWARD D- 11612 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to deny LaRue Heyward 's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

GENE IOIME D- 10745 SERVICE-CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Gene Ioime's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

WANDA KING D- 11609 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Wanda King's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SUSAN KOHNOWICH D- 11605 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Susan Kohnowich's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SUSAN MACKIE D- 11526 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Susan Mackie's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

WILLIAM MAJEWSKI D- 11256 SERVICE-CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve William Majewski's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ D- 11380 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Michael Rodriguez's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JAMES TRICE D- 10822 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to deny James Trice's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

KAREN TRICKA D- 11608 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to deny Karen Tricka's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JOSEPH TWOHILL D- 10442 SERVICE-CONNECTED (POSTH)
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to deny Joseph Twohill's entitlement to Service- Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ANTHONY WONDOLOSKI D- 11446 SERVICE-CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to stand by the Board's previous decision to deny Anthony Wondoloski's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ADJOURNMENT:

Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop to adjourn the meeting at 1:45 p.m.

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