DRSN 09-002, Transferring to Plan 3 and Elected Officials Reminder

DRS Notice

  • Notice No.: 09-002
  • Date: January 07, 2009
  • Applies to: Employers
  • Subject: Transferring to Plan 3 and Elected Officials Reminder

Plan 2 to Plan 3 Transfer Opportunity

As you know, Plan 2 members who want 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, 2009 to become a Plan 3 member. Find out if a member is eligible to transfer to Plan 3.

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. You should not report Elected/Governor Appointed Officials to DRS prior to receiving direction to do so from DRS staff. Get more information regarding elected officials.


If you have any questions regarding this DRS Notice, please contact Employer Support Services at (360) 664-7200, option 2, or 1-800-547-6657, option 6, option 2; or email us.

George Pickett
Assistant Director of Administrative Services