• 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

  • 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 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

  • Fingers Crossed. We Plan to See You in Savannah, Georgia in 2021

    We are looking to the future and hoping for the best and that means an in-person conference in the beautiful city of Savannah, GA on October 16-20, 2021. Save the date and look for more information to come as we head into a new year.   Read More

  • THANK YOU for Attending and Participating in Our 2020 Virtual Conference

    It was not the conference we are accustomed to and we missed hanging out with everyone, but we are thankful to all of you that attended our virtual conference and participated in the virtual roll call session. We really couldn’t have expected it to go any better.   Read More

  • Introducing Ben Colussy - Hey That Rhymes!

    Welcome to the NPEA Board Ben Colussy. We are looking forward to working with you and learning more about you.   Read More

  • 2020 Roll Call Form Is Ready For You To Complete

    Roll Call is a valuable tool for our members. It is a year-long source of contacts, valuable information and insight from Systems across the country. This year we have added an additional question regarding your System's experiences, challenges and changes as a result of COVID. Please take a moment to complete the 2020 Roll Call document and submit to Barbie Pearson at [email protected] by September 1, 2020.   Read More

  • 2020 Conference in Seattle will have to wait…Alternative Education Opportunities Available

    After a great deal of thought and discussion, the NPEA Board has decided to officially cancel the in-person 2020 Annual Conference scheduled to be held in Seattle, WA. Based on the on-going COVID-19 concerns, the board felt canceling the in-person conference and instead offering alternative educational opportunities such as a half-day virtual event in October, monthly webinars, videos, etc. was the most socially and financially responsible action to take.   Read More

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