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Virginia Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Program
Board of Director’s Meeting
Minutes for June 10, 2008
Susan Lucas, MD, Ph.D., Chair
Lain O’Ferrall, Vice-Chair
Robert Boyle, MD
George Deebo, Executive Director
Candace Thomas, Deputy Director
Angela Conley, Executive Assistant
Carla Collins, Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General
Bill McKelway, Richmond Times Dispatch
Call to Order:
Susan Lucas, Chair, called the June Board meeting to order at 1:00pm.
Lain O’Ferrall motioned to accept the May Board minutes after minor corrections were noted.
Susan Lucas seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.
Candace Thomas reviewed the financial highlights that included the Balance Sheet and the
Profit and Loss Report. George Deebo mentioned that the Program was now paying the Wage
Benefit to several claimant families and the expense could now be seen on the financial reports.
Lain O’Ferrall motioned to accept the May Financial reports. Motion accepted by unanimous
Lain O’Ferrall commented to the Board that the Program’s investments for the quarter were up
by 3% but the year to date was down by 2.3%. Overall, the market is down in many areas,
including the S & P that is down 5.5%.
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Sturgus Kidder, father of Andrew Kidder, commented to the Board that his son’s petition had
been awarded by the Workers Compensation Commission on May 21st, 2008. Mr. Kidder asked
the Board if they would appeal the WCC’s decision? Mr. Kidder also commented on the wage
benefit since his son has already turned 18 years old and that he has already met with a tax
Bill McKelway, Richmond Times Dispatch, asked if Lynn Chapman’s vote counted on the Board