MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, June 6, 2014


A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, June 6, 2014, at the office of the State Comptroller, 55 Elm Street, Room 208, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT:
Mark Buchanan, M.D., CO-CHAIRPERSON
Marc Croteau, M.D.
Carolyn Drazinic, M.D.

ABSENT:
Wilner Samson, M.D., CO-CHAIRPERSON
Robert Fitzpatrick, M.D.
Steven Singer, M.D.
Ariane Sirop, 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. Croteau motioned to go into the Executive Session to discuss medical condition(s) related to the applications for Disability Retirement, seconded by Dr. Drazinic at 9:04 am. Members of the Retirement Services Division were allowed to remain.

Dr. Croteau motioned to come out of Executive Session, seconded by Dr. Drazinic at 1:45 PM.

BRENDA ALLEN D- 11569 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED


Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Brenda Allen's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ARNOLD ANDERSON D- 11562 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED


Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to deny Arnold Anderson's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

GEORGE BAILEY D- 11561 SERVICE-CONNECTED


Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to deny George Bailey's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SHEILA COLSON D- 10874 SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)


Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to stand by the Board's previous decision to deny Sheila Colson's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ROGER DULAC D- 11555 SERVICE-CONNECTED


Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to deny Roger Dulac's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

KIM DULLIVAN D- 11410 SERVICE-CONNECTED


Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to deny Kim Dullivan's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

FRANCENA DWYER D- 11557 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED


Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Francena Dwyer's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JOY FLYNN D- 11568 SERVICE-CONNECTED


Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to deny Joy Flynn's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

VIVIEN GARRETTE D- 8386 SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)


Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to stand by the Board's previous decision to deny Vivien Garrette's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

YVONNE GERARDI D- 11565 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED


Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to deny Yvonne Gerardi's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LINDA HEIDTMANN D- 10325 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)


Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to stand by the Board's previous decision to deny Linda Heidtmann's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

TERRY JACKSON D- 11570 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED


Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to deny Terry Jackson's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JACQUELINE LEONE D- 11529 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED


Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Jacqueline Leone's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DARRIN LONG D- 10585 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)


Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Darrin Long's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DIANE MOSS D- 10323 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED


Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to deny Diane Moss' entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ROBIN QUIGLEY D- 11564 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED


Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to deny Robin Quigley's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

KURT ROGAL D- 8933 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED


Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Kurt Rogal's for a Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

KIMBERLEY SANTOPIETRO D- 11540 SERVICE-CONNECTED


Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Kimberley Santopietro's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ERIC SINNAMON D- 11329 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)


Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Eric Sinnamon's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LAWRENCE SMITH D- 10512 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)


Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to stand by the Board's previous decision to deny Lawrence Smith's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

FREDERICK WEEKS D- 11672 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED(POSTH)


Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Frederick Weeks' entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MARK WILLIAMS D- 11538 SERVICE-CONNECTED


Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Mark Williams' entitlement for a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved by majority. Dr. Buchanan dissents.


ADJOURNMENT:

Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop to adjourn the meeting at 1:00 p.m.

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