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Annual Continuing Education for Trustees of Missouri Public Retirement Plans

November 12, 2015
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Husch Blackwell is pleased to offer the second annual full-day seminar in Kansas City on November 12, 2015 to meet pension trustees'' annual education requirements. Our attorneys will team up with actuarial and investment professionals from Ekon Benefits and Ekon Financial and certified public accountants from RubinBrown to deliver an informative program. A special lunch presentation and Q&A session will feature Missouri Rep. Mike Leara, Chairman of the Joint Committee on Public Employee Retirement.

Seminar Topics

  • Fiduciary Requirements for Trustees and Other Legal Updates 
    Alan Kandel, Partner, Husch Blackwell 
  • Actuarial Methods and Funding
    Keith Kowalczyk, Ekon Benefits 
  • Public Plan Investing
    Genelle Brakefield, TGPC, QPFC, Ekon Financial
  • GASB Financial Reporting Requirements for Pension Plans 
    Ted Williamson, Partner, RubinBrown (St. Louis)
    Kaleb Lilly, Partner, RubinBrown (Kansas City) 
  • Missouri''s Sunshine Law: Compliance and Avoidance of Personal Liability
    David Linenbroker, Partner, Husch Blackwell (St. Louis)
    Lowell Pearson, Partner, Husch Blackwell (Kansas City) 
  • Lunch Presentation: Missouri Rep. Mike Leara, Chairman of the Joint Committee on Public Employee Retirement 

Date and Time
Thursday, November 12, 2015 
8:00 - 8:30 a.m. – Registration and breakfast 
8:30 am - 3:30 p.m. – Program (includes lunch) 

Husch Blackwell
4801 Main Street 
10th Floor, Sanders Room
Kansas City, MO 64112

Who Should Attend
Board members of Missouri public pension plans, elected officials with oversight responsibility for public retirement plans, staff who administer plans, advisors to Missouri public retirement plans, city attorneys

Registration is requested by Wednesday, November 4, 2015. We encourage you to forward this invitation to your public pension plan board members and other interested colleagues. 

Seminar Cost
$95.00 per attendee 
(Includes full-day program, breakfast and lunch) 

Kansas City seminar registration or logistics: Contact Shana Hoy at 816.983.8809.
Public retirement plan questions: Contact Alan Kandel at 314.345.6463.

Continuing Education Credit
All attending pension board members will be provided a certificate of attendance. Missouri Continuing Legal Education credit is pending.