STATE EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT COMMISSION
SUBCOMMITTEE ON PURCHASE OF SERVICE AND RELATED MATTERS

MINUTES OF October 8, 2013 MEETING

TRUSTEES PRESENT
Charles Casella, Robert Coffey, Linda Yelmini


TRUSTEES ABSENT
Ron McLellan


OTHERS PRESENT
Brenda Halpin, Director, Retirement Services Division
Colin Newman, Assistant Director, Retirement Services Division
Angela Diaz
Neal Cunningham, AFSCME

The meeting began at 1:20 p.m.

The Subcommittee discussed the following claims that had been administratively denied by the Retirement Services Division. All of the recommendations are unanimous unless noted accordingly.

Brian Bardo (Retiree) #270237 - Request received from Brian Bardo that he be allowed to transfer his twenty-six years of service in the Teachers Retirement System (TRS) into the State Employees Retirement System (SERS) from which he was currently receiving his vested rights retirement benefit.

Action: Ms. Yelmini moved, seconded by Mr. Casella to recommend denial of Mr. Bardo's request.
Martha Delaney #045114 - Request received from Ms. Delaney to receive additional retirement credit for her prior contractual service rendered from 1993 to 2006.

Action: Mr. Coffey moved, seconded by Mr. Casella to recommend denial of Ms. Delaney's request for additional retirement credit for her prior contractual service rendered from 1993 to 2006.

Jeffrey Grieg #537640 - Request received from Mr. Grieg to receive additional retirement credit for his prior contractual service rendered from September 1, 1989 to September 3, 1992.

Action: Ms. Yelmini moved, seconded by Mr. Coffey to recommend denial of Mr. Grieg's request for additional retirement credit for his prior contractual service from September1, 1989 to September 3, 1992; Mr. Casella dissenting. Majority decision.

Trustee Ron McLellan arrived at 2:00 p.m.
David Sheffield (Deceased) #272168 - Request received to change Mr. Sheffield's benefit payment option election subsequent to his receipt of the benefit payment and his death.

Action: Ms. Yelmini moved, seconded by Mr. Casella to recommend denial of the request to change Mr. Sheffield's benefit payment option election.

Tabled Matters
Andrew Soltys (Retired) #248036 Tabled for additional documentation.
Other Matters

Angela Diaz # 449440 - The Retirement Services Division pursuant to the discussion from the Trustees will place this matter back before the Medical Examining Board.

Action: No action was taken.

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