|Firefighters' Pension Trust Fund Board of Trustees|
The Municipal Firefighters' Pension Trust Fund Board of Trustees was created by Florida Statutes, 175.061. The Board is composed of five members, two of whom are residents of the City* and appointed by Council; two full time firefighters who are elected by the majority of the members of the plan**; and the fifth member, who is not required to be a City resident, is chosen by a majority of the four members and ratified by Council. Members of this board must file Financial Disclosure Form F upon appointment, annually by July 1 for the previous year ending December 31, and the final Form F1 within 60 days of leaving the board.
Each member shall serve as a trustee for a period of four years from appointment all expiring in December of their respective term, as amended by Policy No. 4-2008 adopted by City Council 10/6/2008 and pursuant to changes to the Firefighters’ Retirement Trust Fund made via Ordinance No. 754-C, adopted by Council on 04/05/10.***
This board is a decision-making public body responsible for all pension trust fund management and administration of the plan pursuant to Chapter 175, Florida Statutes. The board shall also make recommendations or provide guidance to City Council as it relates to revisions to the member's pension plan, which is approved by the City.
The following is a list of the members of the Firefighters' Pension Trust Fund Board of Trustees, their terms of office, addresses and phone numbers:
Joseph Pecora, CHAIRMAN
Reappointed by the Board and ratified by Council on January 5, 2015, to a four-year term of office as fifth member to the board expiring December 31, 2018.
Regina Ann Martin*, VICE-CHAIRMAN
Reappointed by City Council on December 16, 2013, to a four-year term of office which will expire December 31, 2017.
Bradley W. Sufficool**, SECRETARY
Elected by the members of the Fire Department in the Retirement System 11/07/13. His term of office will expire on December 31, 2017.
Appointed by City Council on December 16, 2013, to a four-year term of office which will expire on December 31, 2017.
Elected by the members of the Fire Department in the Retirement System 06/12/14 to fill an unexpired term of office which will expire December 31, 2017.
Ex-Officio & Support Staff
Scott Christiansen - Board Attorney
Christiansen and Dehner
63 Sarasota Center Boulevard
Sarasota, Florida 34240
Secretary to the Board