Nominations sought for ERISA Advisory Council

The Department of Labor is soliciting nominations to fill five three-year vacancies on the ERISA Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans. The deadline for receipt of nominations is August 8, 2013. Nominations are being accepted for one vacancy each to represent the fields of employee organizations, employers, insurance, accounting, and the general public. Interested persons or organizations may nominate qualified persons for membership. Recommendations must be submitted by letter, resolution, or petition, and signed by the person or, in the case of a nomination by an organization, by an authorized representative of the organization making the recommendation. The recommendation should include the position for which the nominee is recommended and the nominee’s contact information. The recommendation should also state that the nominee will accept the appointment to the Council if offered it.

Nominations should be submitted to Larry Good, ERISA Advisory Council Executive Secretary, Frances Perkins Building, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., NW., Suite N-5623, Washington, DC 20210, or to

Source: 78 FR 36596, June 18, 2013.

For more information on this and related topics, consult the CCH Pension Plan Guide, CCH Employee Benefits Management, and Spencer’s Benefits Reports.

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