2021 MERS Annual Conference

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MERS Retirement Board Election Results

  • Andrea Herman from  Wexford County Road Commission  was elected as an officer member
  • Mark Link from Marquette Board of Light & Power was elected as an officer (partial term) member
  • Jason Sarata from Delta Township was reelected as an employee member

Learn more about the MERS Retirement Board members.


General Sessions
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MERS Business Meeting All View Video
Governance and Fiduciary Responsibility Panel All View Video
Guest Speaker – Meagan Johnson All View Video
MERS Investment Portfolio Update All View Video

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Breakout Sessions
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Defined Benefit Retirement Overview Participants View Presentation
Retiring with a MERS Defined Contribution Plan Participants View Presentation
25 Dos and Don’ts for Retirement Planning Participants View Presentation
Supplemental Savings & Investment Basics Participants View Presentation
Health Care in Retirement Participants View Presentation
Public Sector Retirement Plans 101 Employers View Presentation
Maximizing your OPEB Budget Employers View Presentation
Encouraging Employee Engagement for Successful Retirement Outcomes Employers View Presentation
Understanding the Current and Future Health of Your Defined Benefit Plan Employers View Presentation
Getting Your Return on Investment: An Inside Look at the Value of the MERS Investment Menu Employers View Presentation
Designing an Appealing and Affordable Benefits Package Employers View Presentation

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