MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, November 7, 2014

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, November 7, 2014, at the Office of the State Comptroller, 55 Elm Street, Room 208, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT:
Albert Geetter, M.D., CHAIRPERSON
Debra Pollack, M.D.
Nikolai Lieders, M.D.

ABSENT:
Amarjeet Dargan, M.D.
Lynn Rudich, 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. Geetter motioned to go into the Executive Session to discuss medical condition(s) related to the applications for Disability Retirement, seconded by Dr. Pollack at 9:05 am. Members of the Retirement Services Division were allowed to remain.

Dr. Geetter motioned to come out of Executive Session, seconded by Dr. Pollack at 12:56 PM.

SUSAN ANDERSON D- 10113 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Susan Anderson's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

THOMAS BURGESS D- 11654 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Thomas Burgess' entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

TERRANCE CALLINAN D- 11061 SERVICE-CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Geetter, to approve Terrance Callinan's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved by majority decision. Dr. Lieders abstains.

PAUL CICARELLA D- 10902 SERVICE-CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Geetter, to approve Paul Cicarella's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved by majority decision. Dr. Pollack abstains.

GERALDO DIAZ D- 10945 SERVICE-CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve the entitlement of Geraldo Diaz's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ISMAEL FELICIANO D- 10545 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to deny Ismael Feliciano 's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SYBIL GEORGE D- 10453 SERVICE-CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION))
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to stand by the board's previous decision to deny Sybil George's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DOUGLAS MALINOWSKI D- 11651 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Douglas Malinowski's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

PENNY MARCHESE D- 11638 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Geetter, to approve Penny Marchese's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved by majority decision. Dr. Lieders abstains.

KATHLEEN MOFFITT D- 11272 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Kathleen Moffitt's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JIMMIE MUTTS D- 11674 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Jimmie Mutts' entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

GREGORY NAILS D- 11102 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Gregory Nails' entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

BRAD OUILLETTE D- 11525 SERVICE-CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to stand by the board's previous decision to deny Brad Ouillette's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LOU ANN PABEY D- 11641 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Lou Ann Pabey's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

CHRISTINE PERROTTI D- 11459 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (POSTH.)
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to deny Christine Perrotti's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DOMENIC PISTOLESI D- 11433 SERVICE-CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Domenic Pistolesi's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

FLORA PIZZOFERRATO D- 11620 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Flora Pizzoferrato's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SUSAN RICH D- 11649 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Susan Rich's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MARIA RODRIGUEZ D- 11383 SERVICE-CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Maria Rodriguez's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MAGDALENA SPEIGHT D- 11650 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Magdalena Speight's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LINDA STEFAN D- 11639 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Linda Stefan's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MARK TESTONI D- 11646 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Mark Testoni's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DENIS THIEDE D- 11795 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (POSTH.)
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Denis Thiede's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

GLORIA THOMPSON D- 11393 SERVICE-CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Gloria Thompson's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


ADJOURNMENT:

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

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