MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, December 20, 2013


A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, December 20, 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
Steven Singer, M.D

ABSENT:
Ariane Sirop, M.D
Robert Fitzpatrick, 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 9:04 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 1:18 pm.

JOANNE AKCER D- 10881 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to stand by the Board's previous decision to deny Joanne Akcer's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SOULYN ALEXANDER D- 11477 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to deny Soulyn Alexander's entitlement to Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SHARON BRAZEAL D- 10955 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Sharon Brazeal's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MINUTES TO THE MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD -2- DECEMBER 20, 2013

MARC CHENEY D- 11465 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Marc Cheney's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MARK CROSSMAN D- 11558 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Mark Crossman's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

VIRGINIA DEVORCE D- 11466 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Virginia Devorce's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ANGELA DIAZ D- 10964 SERVICE-CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to stand by the Board's previous decision to deny Angela Diaz's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SANDRA FLETCHER D- 11480 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to deny Sandra Fletcher's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

PETER GILMORE D- 11491 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Peter Gilmore's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MARY JO GLEASON D- 11442 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Mary Jo Gleason's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

EDITH HART D- 11469 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Edith Hart's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JOYCE JOHNSON D- 10549 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to stand by the Board's previous decision to deny Joyce Johnson's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

THERESA JOHNSON D- 11435 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to deny Theresa Johnson's entitlement to Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ROSALEE KELLEY D- 10505 SERVICE CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to stand by the Board's previous decision to deny Rosalee Kelley's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JAMES LIPKE D- 11182 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve James Lipke's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MINUTES TO THE MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD -3- December 20, 2013

MARIE I RODRIQUEZ D- 11463 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Maria I Rodriguez's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SHARON RUSSO D- 11450 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to deny Sharon Russo's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LAURA SATALINE D- 10917 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to stand by the Board's previous decision to deny Laura Sataline's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LORIANNE WADE D- 11445 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to deny Lorianne Wade's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LEON WALKER D- 11371 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Leon Walker's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ANDREA YOUNG-DAVIS D- 11264 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Andrea Young-Davis' entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


ADJOURNMENT:

Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Buchanan to adjourn the meeting at 1:19 p.m.


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