President’s Welcome

Greetings!  I hope you are all doing well and 2022 is off to a great start. What an honor it is to serve as the 24th President of the NPEA Board of Directors!  I attended my first NPEA Conference in New Orleans in 2002 and our beloved Dave Daley served in the role of president. It’s hard to believe almost 20 years has passed since my first conference, but it’s truly been an experience I will remember for many years to come.    Read More



Jon Osimo Joins NPEA Board

Jon Osimo joins the board as of January 2022, but is a long-time member and active participant in NPEA. Jon works for the Massachusetts Teacher Retirement System (MTRS) and done so for over 25 years. He is currently the  Assistant Executive Director of Member Services and has held the position since 2015.  "I love working with a dedicated team of passionate professionals striving to provide exceptional service to the educators of Massachusetts," says Osimo.   Read More



NCPERS Study: Systems Adapt; Remain Good Stewards of Members’ Retirement Funds

According to the 2021 Public Retirement Systems Study conducted by the National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems (NCPERS) and Cobalt Community Research, public retirement systems managed plan expenses, pursued cost savings and adopted more conservative assumptions in fiscal 2021, in order to continue to efficiently provide long-term financial security in retirement for their members.   Read More



2022 Annual Conference

Planning for the 2022 Annual Conference is well underway! Mark your calendars and plan to join us in Seattle, Washington on October 22-26, 2022. A full agenda and details about the conference will be available in early June. Membership dues must be paid by your system in order to register for the conference.   Read More



2021 Virtual Conference Registration Is Now Open!

This year we will be holding two half-day virtual sessions featuring motivational and thought-provoking speakers covering topics such as Hack Your Habits and Better Retirement Decisions. In addition, we will hear from legislative and legal experts in the pension industry.   Read More



Join Us As a NPEA Board Member!

Are you interested in serving on the NPEA Board? We will have a board vacancy beginning in January 2022. If you are interested please submit a cover letter, resume and letter of support from your system’s leadership by Friday, September 17 to Barbie Pearson at [email protected] Feel free to reach out to any board member if you have questions. We are happy to share our experience.   Read More