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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.

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Arizona Department of Public Safety
2102 W. Encanto Blvd
Management Services Conference Room, Suite 260

1.         Approval of minutes of the January 19, 2023, regular meeting.


2.         Accidental Disability Retirement Application:                     

                        Scott Armstrong


3.         Accidental Disability Retirement Application:                     

                        James Fleming


4.         Accidental Disability Retirement Application:                     

                        Oskar Haenel


5.         New Membership Applications:

                        Jason Tutchtone, effective January 11, 2023

                        Broox Deatherage, Chris Fortunato, William Gallego, Rafael Lizarde, Keith Miranda, Matthew Louis Ortiz Jr., and Bryan Vega-Gutierrez, all effective March 4, 2023.

                        Christopher Davis, Richard Hill, and Carlos Velasco, all effective March 4, 2023. (pre-existing).


6.         Return to Work Retirees:

                        Jamie Contes, retired September 30, 2022, as a Trooper, returned to work January 21, 2023, as a Traffic Operations Specialist.

                        Brian Jimenez retired June 1, 2022, as a Trooper, returned to work January 28, 2023, as a Service Employee.

                        David Young retired September 30, 2022, as a Trooper, returned to work February 18, 2023, as a Financial Services Specialist.


7.         Return to Work Retirees from Other Agencies:

                        Jeffrey Glover – Director – Hire Date February 18, 2023


8.           New Business:

                          DROP List


9.         Old Business:

                        Letter of Concern

                        Ashton Shewey

                        Nathan Borquez


10.         Expenses:

Ryan Rapp Pacheco & Kelley                           $3,499.50


                        MCN                                             $4,695.00


Frank Griego, Chairman DPS Local Retirement Board