Decision No. 022
Alaska Workers’ Compensation Appeals Commission
Anchorage School District,
Memorandum Decision and Order
on Motion for Stay Pending Appeal
Decision No. 022 October 19, 2006
Gerald H. Delkettie,
AWCAC Appeal No. 06-028
AWCB Decision No. 06-0256
AWCB Case No. 200308431
Memorandum Decision and Order on Motion for Stay Pending Appeal from Alaska
Workers’ Compensation Board Decision No. 06-0256, issued September 20, 2006, by
the Southcentral Panel at Anchorage, Rosemary Foster, Chair; Robert S. Morigeau,
Member for Labor; H. Bardie Scarbrough, Member for Management.
Appearances: Deirdre D. Ford and Tregarrick R. Taylor, DeLisio, Moran, Geraghty &
Zobel, for appellant Anchorage School District; Robert A. Rehbock, Rehbock & Rehbock,
for appellee Gerald H. Delkettie.
Commissioners: Marc Stemp, Jim Robison, and Kristin Knudsen.
By: Kristin Knudsen, Chair.
This motion for stay of enforcement of the board’s September 20, 2006 decision1
awarding certain benefits to Gerald Delkettie, a former employee of the Anchorage
School Board, was heard by the commission on October 11, 2006, upon notice provided
in accordance with AS 23.30.128(c). The commission gave the parties until 5:00 p.m.
to submit up to 20 pages of documentary evidence in support of their positions. The
appellant submitted a copy of a compensation report dated August 8, 2006, and
portions of the reports of Dr. Lipscomb, Dr. Brooks, and Dr. Lipon, discussed in the
Gerald Delkettie v. Anchorage School District, AWCB Decision No. 06-0256
(September 20, 2006).
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appellant’s motion for stay. The appellee submitted copies of notices describing bills
and a copy of a statement by a medical provider. No testimony was presented.
Anchorage School District (ASD) argued that it would suffer irreparable harm if
the board’s award was paid and ASD could not recover the compensation paid in the