Conference Agenda

FAQs about Public Pensions: What Elected Officials Should Know

Jul. 16, 2018 , 8:00 am – 9:15 am
Lincoln A, Convention Center, Presidential Mezzanine, Level M

With recent pension disclosure changes still in implementation, public pensions’ funding status and guiding policies are now more frequently scrutinized by the press and federal lawmakers. County leaders must be equipped to answer the questions about the retirement plans they offer as part of their employees’ compensation. This workshop will provide simple, straightforward explanations to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding public pensions, including: plan governance, fiduciary duties, transparency and accounting, and funding policies.