Plan to Join Us in Savannah, Georgia for the 2021 Annual Conference

We are excited to share that we plan to once again return to an in-person annual conference. Thank you for completing our survey. Your input helped the Board in making the final decision.   Read More

President’s Welcome

Greetings! I hope you are doing well and your 2021 is off to a great start. What an honor it is to serve as the 23rd President of the NPEA Board of Directors! I attended my first NPEA conference in St. Louis in 2001 and was thrilled to join the Board in 2013. It’s hard to believe 20 years have passed, but it has been a truly incredible experience, both personally and professionally.   Read More

2021 Annual Conference – Savannah, Georgia

Are you wondering what the plans are for an in-person conference in 2021 given the state of uncertainty COVID continues to instill across the country? Currently, the Board is discussing and evaluating all options for the 2021 conference.   Read More

NPEA Address Change

The Board recently decided there was a need to have more consistency in our mailing address, therefore we have updated our mailing address to coincide with the location of our Administrator, Aimee Rives.   Read More

2021 Membership Dues

Invoices for 2021 membership dues were mailed to the contact for your system that we have on file. 2021 dues are $750 for participating systems...   Read More

Defined Benefit Plans: Benefits Beyond Service Retirement

When we think about the benefits pension systems across the country provide, we think immediately of the benefits we pay directly to our members: service retirement, disability retirement and beneficiary benefits. To be sure, these benefit payments are the reason a Defined Benefit, or DB plans exist … to provide retirement security for members and their families.   Read More