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*; 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. Each member shall serve as a trustee for a period of four years from appointment. 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 Police Officers' Pension Trust Fund Board of Trustees and their terms of office:
Regina Ann Martin*, Vice-Chairman, Reappointed by City Council on December 16, 2013 to a 4-year term of office through December 31, 2017.
Margaret Bloomquist*, appointed by City Council to on December 16, 2013 to a 4-year term of office through December 31, 2017.
Bradley W. Sufficool**, Secretary, Re-elected by the members of the Fire Department in the Retirement System on November 7, 2013. His term of office will expire December 31, 2017.
Donald Nichols**, 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.
Joseph Pecora, Re-appointed by the Board and ratified by Council on January 5, 2015. His term of office will expire December 31, 2018.
Ex-Officio & Support Staff:
Scott Christiansen, Board Attorney; Christiansen and Dehner, 63 Sarasota Center Boulevard, Suite 107, Sarasota, FL 34240
Audrey Williams, Secretary to the Board; (352) 540-3843