Subject: DRS Email 12-002, Elected/Governor Appointed Officials...

  • Notice No.: 12-002
  • Date: January 05, 2012
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 12-002, Elected/Governor Appointed Officials and Transferring to Plan 3 Reminder

Elected/Governor Appointed Officials and Membership

Elected/Governor Appointed Officials are exempt from mandatory membership in the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS). However, they can apply and become a member if they choose to do so. This includes anyone that has been appointed to a vacant elected position. If you have a new appointed or elected official, please contact the Elected Official Team at (360) 664-7966. For state agencies this may impact your agency head if their position was appointed directly by the Governor. Please click on the following link for more information regarding elected officials.

Plan 2 to Plan 3 Transfer Opportunity

As you know, eligible Plan 2 members who would like to transfer to Plan 3 must complete the Member Information Form (MIF). Please remind these individuals they must provide you with the MIF by January 31, 2012 to become a Plan 3 member. You can verify if a member is eligible to transfer to Plan 3 by accessing Member Reporting Verification (MRV). For additional information regarding this process see .

Questions

Should you have questions, please reply to this message or call Employer Support Services at 360-664-7200, option 2, or 800-547-6657, option 6, option 2. Email us.

George Pickett Assistant Director of Administrative Service

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