Pension Advisory Committee Representative

Pension Advisory Committee Representative 2018-08-29T11:50:16-07:00

Contact Information:

Robert Pepper-Smith
Local 2411
Robert.Pepper-Smith@viu.ca

 

 

 

 

 

 

From the VIUFA Terms of Reference:

Duties

  1. representing the Association at meetings of their FPSE Committee; and
  2. reporting back to the Association Executive about the activities and decisions of their FPSE Committee.

 Functions

  • On a regular basis, inform the VIUFA Executive and members about the overall health of the College Pension Plan;
  • Inform the VIUFA Executive and members about changes to pension benefits;
  • Support FPSE’s efforts to improve pension benefits;
  • Review and monitor the current investment policies of the College Pension Plan, especially with regard to Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) standards and strategies;
  • Respond to VIUFA members’ questions about the College Pension Plan and about members’ Benefit Statements;
  • Communicate VIUFA members’ concerns to the Pension Advisory Committee about the College Pension Plan;
  • Regularly attend pension-related educational events (e.g. the annual SHARE conference);
  • Participate in the promotion of defined benefit plans as a way to ensure that all people can retire with a secure and decent retirement income;
  • Attend Executive and General Membership Meetings;
  • Represent VIUFA on other committees or at meetings as requested by the President and VIUFA Executive; and
  • Report at Executive meetings and the Annual General Meeting.

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