Chair: Carol Grupp & David Walker
The major responsibility of this committee is to obtain and disseminate among University of Idaho Retirees Association (UIRA) members information relating to services, regulations, laws, legislative activity, insurance benefits and costs, pension fund allocations, and similar items of financial concern to retirees. The UIRA president will recommend one or both co-chairmen for membership on the University of Idaho Health Insurance Advisory Committee. Specific areas of concern include:
- Maintaining close contact with the Risk Management Office at the University, particularly as it relates to retiree health insurance programs;
- Maintaining regular contact with the PERSI office regarding their services, including tracking COLA and fund solvency activities, etc.;
- Maintaining contact, through the University, with activities relative to Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS), etc.; and
- Maintaining increased awareness of TIAA, CREF, VALIC, etc., programs, as these programs grow for newer retirees.