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Executive Session – The Board may meet in Executive Session at the Department of Public Safety Management Services Conference Room, Suite 260, 2102 W. Encanto Blvd. Phoenix, Arizona for the discussion of any Agenda Item, pursuant to ARS 38-431.03(A) for purposes of discussion or consideration of records, information or testimony exempt by law from public inspection.

Thursday, January 21, 2021 – 10:00am
Arizona Department of Public Safety
2102 W. Encanto Blvd
Management Services Conference Room, Suite 260
Phoenix, AZ 85009

United States


1.         Approval of minutes of the December 17, 2020 meeting and the January 6, 2021 special meeting.



2.         Ordinary Disability Retirement Application:


                        Alan Olson



3.         Deferred Retirement Option Plan (DROP) Applications:


Scott Martin, effective November 30, 2020

Pedro Pena, effective November 30, 2020

                        John Barcello, effective December 31, 2020



4.         Termination of Deferred Retirement Option Plan (DROP)/Normal Retirement:


Eric Hansen, effective January 31, 2021



5.         Normal Retirement Applications:


Carl Cooper, effective January 22, 2021


6.         Return to Work Retiree:


                          Timothy Elmer, retired September 30, 2020, returned to work December 19, 2020



7.         Termination of Retirement Benefit:


John Kennedy, deceased December 21, 2020

Jack Barnhart, deceased December 25, 2020

Duke Moore, deceased December 28, 2020

Bill Roller, deceased January 7, 2021



8.         Surviving Spouse Benefit:


Lynda Moore, surviving spouse of Duke Moore, deceased December 28, 2020.

(pending receipt of application)


Peg Kennedy, surviving spouse of John Kennedy, deceased December 21, 2020. (pending receipt of application)


JoAnn Barnhart, surviving spouse of Jack Barnhart, deceased December 25, 2020. (pending receipt of application)


Carolyn Roller, surviving spouse of Bill Roller, deceased January 7, 2021. (pending receipt of application)



9.         Termination of Surviving Spouse Benefit:


Kathryn Richardson, deceased December 12, 2020, surviving spouse of Maurice Richardson.


Mary Ann Williams, deceased December 17, 2020, surviving spouse of Jimmy Williams.


Kimberly Abbott, deceased January 12, 2021, surviving spouse of Roy Abbott.



10.       New Business:



11.       Old Business:


Letter of Concern

David Thomas Re-hearing

                        Barry Stegall

Stephen Chrusciel

Manuel Alvarez

Dallas Thompson Reconsideration



12.         Expenses:


Ryan Rapp & Underwood PLC                       $4,030.00

MCN                                                                  $2,460.00




Frank Griego, Chairman
DPS Local Retirement Board
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