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Board & Committee Meetings

The Public Employees’ Retirement Board (PERB) meets on the second Thursday of every other month beginning at 8:30 a.m. Committees of the PERB meet on an as-needed basis. Meetings are located at the MPERA Board Room at 100 North Park, Suite 200, Helena, MT. 

Please Note: The Board, at its discretion, may set meetings that deviate from the normal meeting date/time/location.

 

COMMITTEES

 

 

Date
Past Meeting Materials
October 26, 2017 EIAC Committee Meeting Agenda Audio Minutes Supplement
October 4, 2017 Audit Committee Meeting Agenda Audio Minutes Supplement
August 10, 2017 Policy Committee Meeting Agenda Audio Minutes Supplement
July 27, 2017 EIAC Committee Meeting Agenda Audio Minutes Supplement
July 19, 2017 Policy Committee Meeting Agenda Audio Minutes Supplement
June 7, 2017 Personnel Committee - 1:00PM Meeting Agenda Audio Minutes Supplement
June 7, 2017 Policy Committee - 3:15PM Meeting Agenda Audio Minutes Supplement
May 10, 2017 Policy Committee Meeting Agenda Audio Minutes Supplement
April 27, 2017 EIAC Committee Meeting Agenda Audio Minutes Supplement
April 4, 2017 Legislative Committee (Conf. Call) Meeting Agenda Audio Minutes Supplement
March 28, 2017 Legislative Committee (Conf. Call) Meeting Agenda Audio Minutes Supplement
March 21, 2017 Legislative Committee (Conf. Call) Meeting Agenda Audio Minutes Supplement
March 14, 2017 Legislative Committee (Conf. Call) Meeting Agenda Audio Minutes Supplement
February 28, 2017 Legislative Committee (Conf. Call) Meeting Agenda Audio Minutes Supplement
February 28, 2017 Personnel Committee - 3:15PM Meeting Agenda Audio Minutes Supplement
February 14, 2017 Legislative Committee (Conf. Call) Meeting Agenda Audio Minutes Supplement
January 31, 2017 Legislative Committee (Conf. Call) Meeting Agenda Audio Minutes Supplement
January 26, 2017 EIAC Committee Meeting Agenda Audio Minutes Supplement
January 17, 2017 Legislative Committee (Conf. Call) Meeting Agenda Audio Minutes Supplement
January 10, 2017 Legislative Committee (Conf. Call) Meeting Agenda Audio Minutes Supplement
July 26, 2016 Personnel Committee Meeting Agenda Audio Minutes Supplement

 

Description of Board Committees

Board Committees
Audit Committee: An oversight Committee that reviews internal and external audit reports to evaluate the effectiveness of risk management, internal control and governance. Current PERB Members: Maggie Peterson - chair, Mike McGinley and Pepper Valdez
Legislative Committee: Reviews and monitors all legislation impacting the retirement plans. During the session, the Legislative Committee has tentatively schedule weekly meetings. The committee determines whether to support, oppose or remain neutral and makes recommendations to the full Board. Current PERB Members: Entire Board to participate
Personnel Committee: Conducts the Executive Director’s annual performance appraisal and negotiates the contract for union personnel. Current PERB Members: Timm Twardoski - chair, Pepper Valdez and Maggie Peterson
Policy Committee: Reviews current Board policies and drafts new ones as needed. Current PERB Members: Mike McGinley - chair, Marty Tuttle and Julie McKenna

Other Committees of Interest
Employee Investment Advisory Council (EIAC): Composed of 13 employee representatives of the PERS or the State of Montana deferred compensation. EIAC advises the Board on the administration of the PERS-DCRP and State Deferred Compensation Plan, including the review of investment options. Members are appointed for staggered three-year terms. The EIAC meets four times per year.
457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan Financial Hardship Committee: Determines whether requests meets the IRS criteria for charitable withdrawal of 457(b) funds.
This is a closed meeting.
State Administration & Veterans' Affairs Interim Committee (SAVA): A joint bipartisan committee of the legislature that meets between legislative sessions to monitor the activities of the Department of Administration, the Department of Military Affairs, the Office of the Secretary of State, the Office of the Commissioner of Political Practices, and attached entities. It examines policy issues that include public employee retirement systems and makes recommendations to the full legislature on topics within the Committee's purview. Link to SAVA.