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MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
for DISABILITY RETIREMENT
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
RETIREMENT SERVICES DIVISION
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MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, Aug 30, 2013


A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, August 30, 2013, at the Office of the State Comptroller, 55 Elm Street, Room 208, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT:
Wilner Samson, M.D., SECRETARY
Mark Buchanan, M.D.
Ariane Sirop, M.D.

ABSENT:
Catherine Lewis, M.D. CHAIRPERSON
Robert Fitzpatrick, M.D.
Steven Singer, M.D.
Marc Croteau, M.D.


OTHERS PRESENT:
Annette Sadlowski, Supervisor, Disability Retirement Unit

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 9:05 am.

Dr. Samson motioned to go into the Executive Session to discuss medical condition(s) related to the applications for Disability Retirement, seconded by Dr. Buchanan at 9:06 am. Members of the Retirement Services Division were allowed to remain.

Dr. Samson motioned to come out of Executive Session, seconded by Dr. Buchanan at 11:34 am.

REGINALD ANDERSON D-11547 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Reginald Anderson'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

FRANKIE BEAUREGARD D-11309 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Frankie Beauregard'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved by majority decision, Dr. Buchanan dissents.

SUZANNE BLAKLEY D-11301 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Suzanne Blakley'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved by unanimously.

MINUTES OF THE MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD -2- AUGUST 30, 2013

LENORA CABRAL D-11384 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Lenora Cabral'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

BARRY CUNNINGHAM D- 11379 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Barry Cunningham'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

TAMMY EDWARD D-11468 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Tammy Edward'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JONATHAN GOOD D-11353 CHANGE TO NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Jonathan Good'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

KAREN GORRA D- 11417 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Karen Gorra'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

HOMER GRENIER D- 11374 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Homer Grenier'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

THOMAS GRIFFIN D- 11032 CHANGE TO NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Thomas Griffin'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MURIELLE IVAN-MARROTTE D- 11350 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Buchanan, to approve Murielle Ivan-Marrotte'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ROBIN JONES D- 10756 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (POSTH.)
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Robin Jones'
entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

CHERYL LOCKWOOD D- 11421 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Cheryl Lockwood'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JUNE LYNCH D- 11418 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Buchanan, to approve June Lynch'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

WILLIAM MAJEWSKI D-11256 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny William Majewski'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MINUTES OF THE MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD -3- AUGUST 30, 2013

ASSATA MCKINNEY D- 11416 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Assata McKinney'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DAVID MICCINELLO D- 11406 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Buchanan, to approve David Miccinello'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

AMERICO NOVO D- 11242 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Americo Novo'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LORI PAIVA D- 11411 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Lori Paiva'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ROBERT PYSZ D- 11387 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Robert Pysz'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

TOM RODRIGUEZ D- 11375 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Tom Rodriguez'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LORI SHORTELL-CATANZARO D- 11419 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Lori Shortell-Catanzaro'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JOSEPH SOUZA D- 11415 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Joseph Souza'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

AMIE WIRTH D- 11298 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Amie Wirth'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ADJOURNMENT:

Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Buchanan to adjourn the meeting at 11:35 a.m.


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