MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, March 15, 2013

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, March 15, 2013, at the Office of the State Comptroller, 55 Elm Street, Room 208, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT:
Wilner Samson, M.D., SECRETARY
Marc Croteau, M.D
Steven Singer, M.D.

ABSENT:
Catherine Lewis, M.D., CHAIRPERSON
Douglas D'
Andrea, M.D.
Ariane Sirop, M.D.
Oluremi Aliyu, 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 of each Disability Retirement applicant.

CALL TO ORDER

The Chairperson called meeting to order at 9:16 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. Croteau at 9:17 am. Members of the Retirement Services Division were allowed to remain.

Dr. Samson motioned to come out of Executive Session, seconded by Dr. Croteau at 12:00 pm.

AMPARO AGUELO D- 10395 SERVICE-CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to stand by the decision made previously by the Board that Amparo Aguelo was not entitled to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
THERESA ANDERSON D- 10112 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (CONT'
D
)
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Theresa Anderson'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LUIS ARROYO D- 11047 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Luis Arroyo'S entitlement for Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously
SCOTT BOUCHEZ D- 11104 SERVICE- CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to stand by the decision made previously by the Board that Scott Bouchez was not entitled to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
WILLIAM CARRILLO D- 11284 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve William Carrillo'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
KENNETH DAMATO D- 11279 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to deny Kenneth Damato'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ERSKINE EDWARDS D- 11437 NON-SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to deny Erskine Edwards'
entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MONIQUE FALZONE D- 11283 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Monique Falzone'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CHARISSE LEWIS WILLIAMS D- 11286 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Charisse Lewis Williams'
entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JANICE MCLEAN D- 11214 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to deny Janice McLean'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MITCHELL MUZIO D- 11306 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Mitchell Muzio'S entitlement to Non-Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
NICHOLAS ODELL D- 11291 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Nicholas Odell'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DAVID POND D- 11274 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, deny David Pond'S entitlement Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved by majority decision, Dr. Croteau abstained.
YOLANDA QUADRATO D- 11048 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Yolanda Quadrato'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CAROLYN REYES D- 10706 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (CONT'
D
)
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Carolyn Reyes'
entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
BRUCE RICHARD D-10868 SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to stand by the previously made decision by the Board that Bruce Richard was not entitled to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
FRANK ROBBINS D- 10693 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (CONT'
D
)
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to deny Frank Robbins'
entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
IRIS STREATER D- 11259 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Iris Streater'S entitlement to Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
RENEE VIGNONE D- 11269 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Singer to deny Renee Vignone'S entitlement to Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
GEORGE WALL, JR. D- 10701 CHANGE TO NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve George Wall, Jr.'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DENISE WORSTER D- 10820 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to deny Denise Worster'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ADJOURNMENT:

Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau to adjourn the meeting at 12:03 p.m.

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