2022 MERS Annual Conference

MERS Retirement Board Election Results

  • Michael Brown from Barry County was re-elected as an officer member
  • Jennifer Rosser-Nesbit from the Village of St. Charles was elected as an employee member
  • Kyle Lewis from Northville Township was elected as an employee (partial term) member

Learn more about the MERS Retirement Board members.


General Sessions
Title Audience Video
MERS Business Meeting All View Video
How to Maximize Social Security Benefits
– Mary Beth Franklin
All View Video
The Mystery of the Missing Money
– Louis-Vincent Gave
All View Video


Breakout Sessions
Title Audience PDF
25 Do’s and Don’ts for Retirement Planning Participants View Presentation
Budgeting and Emergency Savings Participants View Presentation
Defined Benefit Retirement Overview Participants View Presentation
Health Care in Retirement Participants View Presentation
Retiring with a MERS Defined Contribution Plan Participants View Presentation
Estate Planning Participants View Presentation
Communicating Your Total Compensation: How Your Retirement Plan Can Help Employers View Presentation
Defined Benefit Funding and Your Annual Actuarial Valuation Employers View Presentation
MERS 101 Employers View Presentation
Investing for Successful Participant Outcomes Employers View Presentation
Strategies to Manage OPEB Employers View Presentation
Strategies to Manage Your Pension Unfunded Liabilities Employers View Presentation
Knowing Your Resources and the Value They Bring Employers View Presentation

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