New appointments to ERISA Advisory Council announced

The Department of Labor has announced the appointment of five new members to the 2018 Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans, also known as the ERISA Advisory Council. The 15-member council provides advice on policies and regulations affecting employee benefit plans governed by ERISA. Members serve for staggered three-year terms.
The newly appointed members and the expertise they represent are: David J. Kritz, Employers; Linda M. Kerschner, Corporate trust; David Blanchett, General public; Jason Bortz, Investment management; Bridget O’Connor, Employee organizations.
The DOL also announced the incoming chair and vice chair of the council. Current members, Cynthia Levering and Srinivas Dharam Reddy will serve as the chair and vice chair, respectively, of the 2018 Council.

Source: DOL News Release No. 18-1055-NAT.
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