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Continuing Education for Trustees of Missouri Public Retirement Plans - St. Louis

November 10, 2016
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Husch Blackwell is pleased to offer a full-day seminar in Saint Louis on November 10, 2016, that meets pension trustees'' annual education requirements.

Our attorneys will team up with actuarial and investment professionals from Ekon Benefits and Ekon Advisors and certified public accountants from RubinBrown to deliver an informative program. A special lunch presentation and Q&A session will feature an IRS speaker on examination trends for governmental pension plans.


  • Fiduciary Requirements for Trustees and Other Legal Updates
    Alan Kandel, Partner, Husch Blackwell
  • Actuarial Methods and Funding
    Keith Kowalczyk, ASA, President, Ekon Benefits
  • Public Plan Investing
    Genelle Brakefield, TGPC, QPFC, Ekon Advisors
  • 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
    Donna Wilson Peters, Attorney, Husch Blackwell
  • Lunch Presentation:
    IRS Examination Trends for Governmental Pension Plans

Date and Time
Thursday, November 10, 2016
8:00 - 8:30 a.m. – Registration and breakfast
8:30 am - 3:30 p.m. – Program (includes lunch)

Charles F. Knight Conference Center
Washington University
1 Brookings Drive
Saint Louis, MO 63130

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

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

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.


Alan H. Kandel