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Board: Retiree Health Plan Advisory Board

Board identification number: 511


Authority: Administrative Order 319

Status: Active

Sunset date: October 1, 2022

Requirements: No Legislative Confirmation or Financial Disclosure required

Prohibitions: Proxy voting is not permitted.

Term: 3 years

Chair: Board selects chair

Description: The Retiree Health Plan Advisory Board shall consist of:
1. One member who is an ARMB trustee by virtue of AS 37.10.210(b)(2);
2. One member who is a human resources official or financial officer employed by a political subdivision participating in the State’s retirement systems;
3. One member who is a Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS) retired member, selected from a list of three individuals nominated by retiree groups that represent PERS members;
4. One member who is a Teachers’ Retirement System (TRS) retired teacher or member, selected from a list of three individuals nominated by retiree groups that represent TRS members;
5. One member of the State’s retirement systems who is a retired member under PERS Tiers I, II, or III, TRS Tiers I or II, or the Judicial Retirement System (JRS);
6. One member who is an active or retired member of PERS or an active or retired teacher or member of TRS who is vested in the PERS Tiers I, II, III or TRS Tiers I or II retiree plans. If an active member, the person should not be more than five years from eligibility for retirement; and
7. One public member who is not a member or beneficiary of the PERS system, the TRS system, or the JRS; this person must have at least five years’ relevant experience and expertise in health care administration, finance, or governmental budget issues, or other background helpful to the board’s mission.

Function: The Board is tasked with facilitating engagement and coordination between the State’s retirement systems’ members, the Alaska Retirement Management Board and the Commissioner of Administration regarding the administration and management of the State’s retirement systems.

Special facts: The Governor may choose from the nominee lists, request further solicitation, or make an appointment of the Governor’s choosing. If a vacancy occurs on the Board, the Governor may appoint an individual qualified for that seat to serve the balance of the unexpired term. A majority of the Board constitutes a quorum.

Compensation: Standard Travel and Per Diem

Meetings: Quarterly, called by the Commissioner of Administration or their designee

For further information and to reach individual members, contact:
Teri Rasmussen
Program Coordinator II
Office of Administration
P.O. Box 110200
Juneau, AK 99811
Phone: 907-465-4460

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