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2023 Employer-Local Board Conference


2023 Employer & Local Board Conference

This year’s annual conference for employers and local board members was held in person on Wednesday, March 1, in Phoenix. Links to recordings are posted below and on our YouTube channel for those who were unable to attend.

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Speaker presentations for downloading and printing are below

Board of Trustees Update – Chairman Scott McCarty Replay | Presentation

2022 Progress and Looking Ahead – Administrator Mike Townsend Replay | Presentation

PSPRS Legislative Update – PSPRS Lobbyists Doug Cole and Dianne McCallister Replay | Presentation

PSPRS Trust Employer and Local Board Audit Program Overview – Chief Internal Auditor Cathleen Davis Replay | Presentation

Pension Administration System Update – Director Member Services Robert Ortega & Deputy Administrator Mike Smarik Replay | Presentation

DC Committee Update – Trustee Brian Moore Replay | Presentation

Benefits, DROP Extension/RTW/DC/401(a) – Local Board Relationship Manager Joann Lowey Replay | Presentation

Disability Retirement Process and Local Board Considerations – Local Board Relationship Manager Joann Lowey & Trustee Brian Moore & PSPRS Retiree Stan Hoover Replay | Presentation

Board, Committee & Staff Operations – Trustee Nate Weber, Senior Executive Consultant Clark Partridge & Deputy Administrator Mike Smarik Replay | Presentation

PSPRS Actuarials and Employer Modelers (live demo) – Brad Heinrichs, Foster & Foster Replay

Hiring Process Recap & Changes – Local Board Relationship Manager Joann Lowey Replay | Presentation

PSPRS Investments – Trustee Harry Papp & Chief Investment Officer Mark Steed Replay | Presentation

Payroll Reporting and Demographics – Employer Relationship Manager Harold Greene Replay | Presentation

Health Insurance Subsidies & Cancer Insurance – Insurance Dept. Supervisor Mark Rodriguez Replay | Presentation

Q&A – PSPRS Staff (no presentation)