Meeting Minutes


MINUTES OF PUBLIC MEETING 

FOR THE CORRECTIONS OFFICER RETIREMENT PLAN LOCAL BOARD FOR THE JUDICIARY  

 

A Public Meeting of the Corrections Officer Retirement Plan Local Board for the Judiciary was convened Tuesday, January 2, 2024, at 10:00 a.m., via Zoom, Arizona State Courts Building, 1501 West Washington Street, Phoenix, Arizona.

 

Board Members Present by Conference/Video Call: Kevin Kluge (Chair); Jason Hathcock; Mark Smalley; Scott Mabery

 

Board Members Absent: Jennifer Fish

 

Also Present by Conference/Video Call: Christopher Lemke, Local Board Secretary; Kayla Adkins, Recorder; Yvonne Wong, AOC HR Officer

 

Call to Order:

 

Approval of Minutes:

                        

December 5, 2023 – Public Meeting Minutes

 

MOTION: Scott Mabery moved to approve the public meeting minutes of the December 5, 2023, meeting. The motion was seconded by Mark Smalley and passed unanimously. The minutes stand approved. CORP 2024-01 

 

Approval of Membership:

 

The Board voted on the approval of the following requests for membership: 

 

Kyle Mayer

Apache

12/9/2023

Eduardo Barajas

Cochise

12/4/2023

Kari Lea

Cochise

11/19/2023

Katelynn Hayes

Coconino

12/4/2023

Genevieve Littau

Coconino

12/4/2023

John Sheldahl

Gila

12/10/2023

Tyra Lamoreaux

Graham

11/26/2023

Julynne Thornhill-Garrison

Graham

12/10/2023

Rakan Aldahiri

Maricopa

12/17/2023

Johnathen Baker

Maricopa

12/17/2023

Luis Barragan

Maricopa

11/19/2023

Jessica Beck

Maricopa

11/26/2023

Esequiel Camacho

Maricopa

11/19/2023

Cristina Carrera

Maricopa

12/4/2023

Teresa Castaneda

Maricopa

12/10/2023

Amanda Dudek

Maricopa

12/10/2023

Roxann Ellison

Maricopa

12/17/2023

James Esteban

Maricopa

12/17/2023

Petulia Evans

Maricopa

12/17/2023

Emily Famolaro

Maricopa

11/26/2023

Maria Fernandez Vazquez

Maricopa

12/10/2023

Bianca Gonzalez

Maricopa

12/10/2023

Dylan Hess

Maricopa

12/4/2023

Hailey Hughes

Maricopa

12/17/2023

Kendall Kevane

Maricopa

11/26/2023

Ricardo Padilla

Maricopa

12/10/2023

Logan Pennock

Maricopa

12/10/2023

Eduardo Perez

Maricopa

12/4/2023

Sabrina Pettit

Maricopa

12/17/2023

Briana Quintana

Maricopa

12/17/2023

Gabrielle Rhymes

Maricopa

12/4/2023

Luisa Rodriguez

Maricopa

12/4/2023

Tracy Ruvalcaba

Maricopa

12/17/2023

Eric Schmeltz

Maricopa

12/17/2023

Gary Stomaun

Maricopa

12/4/2023

Fredy Tapia

Maricopa

11/26/2023

Sean Thomas

Maricopa

12/10/2023

Cristina Trejo

Maricopa

12/17/2023

Julia Walker

Maricopa

12/17/2023

Asha Williams Bateman

Maricopa

11/19/2023

Dwain Fernandez

Mohave

11/26/2023

Kathleen Larsen

Navajo

12/10/2023

Shaylin Morawetz

Pima

12/4/2023

Isa Moreno

Pima

9/5/2023

Jose Ornelas

Pinal

12/4/2023

Emily Simon

Yavapai

12/17/2023

Amy Altic

Yuma

12/10/2023

Genesis Cruz

Yuma

12/17/2023

Bryana Jimenez

Yuma

11/19/2023

Vanessa Napoleon

Yuma

11/19/2023

Gabriela Zavala

Yuma

11/26/2023

 

 

MOTION: Jason Hathcock moved to approve the 51 applicants listed on the agenda for this meeting for membership in CORP pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-893.D. and to note for the record that the physical examinations for Genevieve Littau, John Sheldahl, Cristina Carrera, Teresa Castaneda, Roxann Ellison, Logan Pennock, Gabrielle Rhymes, Luisa Rodriguez, Cristina Trejo, Dwain Fernandez, Kathleen Larsen, Isa Moreno, Amy Altic, Vanessa Napoleon, and Gabriela Zavala identified a physical or mental condition or injury that existed or occurred before their dates of membership in the plan. The motion was seconded by Scott Mabery and passed unanimously. CORP 2024-02

 

CORP Actuarial Valuation Report:

 

Board Staff provided the Board with the most recent annual CORP Actuarial Valuation Report published by PSPRS.

 

CORP Certificates of Records Destruction:

 

CORP Certificates of Records Destruction were approved by the Board Chair, Board Member Jason Hathcock, and the Board Secretary for the destruction of Board meeting recordings in accordance with the CORP Local Board for the Judiciary Rules of Local Board Procedure Section C(6)(e).

 

Section C(6)(e):

 

I. For Meetings at which no disability claims have been considered, such electronic recordings shall be maintained for ninety (90) days after the Minutes have been submitted to the Board of Trustees.

 

II. For Meetings at which a disability claim was considered, such electronic recordings shall be maintained until the Claimant reaches his or her normal retirement date.

 

III. The Secretary may destroy the electronic recording of a Local Board Meeting after the period in Section C(6)(e)(1) or (2) expires. The Secretary will prepare and retain a certificate of destruction when any electronic recordings are destroyed.

 

Board Staff destroyed electronic recordings for the following meeting dates:

 

Local Board meetings without the consideration of a disability claim:

 

  • 05/02/2023; 07/11/2023; 08/01/2023; 09/05/2023

 

Local Board meetings where a disability claim was considered:

 

  • 03/01/2022 (Applicant #22-01)

 

Future Agenda Items:

 

Board Staff informed the Board that the following items will likely be placed on the February 6, 2024, meeting agenda:

 

  • Reevaluation of Ordinary Disability Retirement Application #19-02

 

Mr. Hathcock brought to the attention of the Board that the upcoming annual PSPRS Employer & Local Board Conference is scheduled for March 6, 2024. The Chair requested that the Board Secretary gather details about the conference to present at the February 6, 2024, Board meeting.

 

Call to the Public:

 

No members of the public addressed the Board.

 

The meeting was adjourned at 10:19 a.m.

 

Transcribed January 2, 2024.