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Updates from the NYSTPBA Board of Directors, November 18, 2022

NYSTPBA Newsletter Updates from the NYSTPBA Board of Directors Upcoming Trial for Woman Charged with Assaulting Trooper The trial against Deyanna Davis, the woman who recklessly drove through a police blockade on June 1, 2020 during the Buffalo riot - severely injuring one of our members, Trooper Ron Ensminger - is set to start on December 12 in Erie County Court. She faces two counts of assault in the first degree as a result of her indictment a year ago. As this is a public forum, anyone who is not a part of the case and is not going to testify is welcome to attend and support Ron. Change of Insurance Broker As a reminder, the preferred broker for voluntary insurance policies has changed from Epic Risk Solutions to Promark Partners & Sheridan Benefits. We assure you that your existing policies – life, disability, or retiree supplemental dental and/or vision – remain in effect. If you need assistance with your policy, please email Client Relations Specialist Fred Stanley at or call him at 716-580-3773 ext. 226. If Fred is unavailable, feel free to leave a voicemail message. However, if the matter is urgent, you can call the main phone number at Sheridan Benefits (716-580-3773) and explain your situation to the representative who answered the phone, or you can ask to speak with Jenn Costanzo. Election for NYSTPBA President In accordance with the NYSTPBA Constitution, since the position of President was vacated within 18 months of the commencement of the term, a special election will be held. The schedule for this election is as follows: Nomination & petition period opens (forms mailed from PBA office): December 22, 2022 Nominations due: January 19, 2023 Campaign letters due: January 26, 2023 Ballots & candidate letters mailed: February 9, 2023 Ballot count: March 9, 2023 Start of new term: April 1, 2023 NYSTPBA Store One of the items that can be purchased through the NYSTPBA’s store is a tri-fold wallet, which includes a billfold, ID window and credit card slots. The ID size is 2 ½” x 3 ½”. The wallet can be purchased either plain ($20) or with an embossed New York state seal ($25). This item can be purchased online or in-person at our store at the PBA’s 120 State Street office in Albany. The store is located on the first floor of the building, next to the legal department. The NYSTPBA store can be contacted by calling 518-462-7448 ext. 113 or by sending an email to To browse the other items including clothing, accessories and collectibles for purchase on the NYSTPBA online store, visit the website at This email is an automated notification, which is unable to receive replies. To send a comment to the NYSTPBA, please contact us at

The Police Benevolent Association of the New York State Troopers 120 State St. Albany, New York 12207 (518) 462-7448

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