September 21, 2010
LEXINGTON, KY – The National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators, Inc. (NAGDCA) elected its 2010 – 2011 governing officers and members-at-large at the organization's annual conference held September 11-15, 2010 in Philadelphia, PA. Elected to the Executive Board were:
President Gay Lynn Bath, Oregon Savings Growth Program Manager, State of Oregon
Vice President Julia Durand, Pension2 Administrator, California State Teachers' Retirement System
Secretary/Treasurer Tom Mueller, Chief Accountant, Sanitation Districts of L.A. County, California
Member-at-Large Eric Sanderson, Defined Contribution Plan Manager, Ohio Public Employees Retirement System
Member-at-Large Ed Rutherford, Chair, Larimer County, Colorado Retirement Board
Past President Ed Lilly, Executive Director of the Deferred Compensation Plan, State of New York
Industry President Michael Studebaker, Regional Vice President, Nationwide Retirement Solutions
Kurt Walten, National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts®, will also participate on the Board as an industry observer. Kurt was the 2009-2010 Industry President. Those serving on the Executive Board represent the diversity of the NAGDCA membership and bring varying perspectives that will propel the association toward achieving its goals.
“The opportunity to further NAGDCA's goals in 2010 and 2011 with this particular group of professionals is an honor,” says Gay Lynn Bath, NAGDCA President. “NAGDCA has established aggressive strategic goals for the next year and beyond, so that employees of state and local governments continue to have opportunities to enhance their retirement. “
NAGDCA is the country's leading organization of defined contribution retirement plan administrators and financial service providers. It represents nearly every state deferred compensation plan, as well as numerous other governmental and public sector defined contribution plans, and over 150 companies in the financial services industry. Its mission is to focus on retirement planning for public sector employees participating in 457(b), 403(b), 401(a) and 401(k) retirement plans.