2014 Employer Conference
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2014 Employer Conference

October 8 to 10

Baranof Westmark Hotel & Conference Center, Juneau, Alaska

Conference Agenda


Wednesday's schedule
Time Event
8 to 9 Continental Breakfast
9 to 9:20 Meet and Greet
9:30 Introductions
9:45 to 11:15 Who is a Fiduciary and What is Your Duty?
Keynote speaker: Marilyn Collister of Great-West Retirement Services
11:15 to 11:30 Break
11:30 to 12:30 Occupational Death and Disability DCR Plans: What is the employer's responsibility?
Roberto Aceveda, Marla Christenson, DRB
12:30 to 2 Lunch - Hosted lunch at Baranof
2 The DCR Plans—what they provide for your employees
Roberto Aceveda and Great-West Representative


Thursday's schedule
Time Event
8 to 9 Continental Breakfast
2:10 to 3 The Advantages of Audits and How the Social Security Administrator can help Employers
Kay Gouyton, DRB
All Day IRS and Social Security presentations (via WebEx) Kathleen Rodegeb, IRS
All Day Hands-on eReporting training – Gastineau room
Erika Burkhouse, Mandy Ireland, DRB
All Day Round Table Q&A – breakout room
TBA Teacher Certification – breakout room
Linda Zagar, DRB and Sondra Meredith, DE&ED
TBA Polisub reporting – breakout room
Mandy Ireland, DRB


Friday's schedule
Time Event
8 to 9 Continental Breakfast
(a.m.) TBA Q&A session
9 to 10 GASB update
Kevin Worley, DRB
10 to 10:15 Break
10:15 to noon LWOP/Verification of Service and the Life of a Member
Roberto Aceveda, Larry Davis, DRB
Noon to 1:30 Lunch
1:30 Legislative update Kathy Lea, DRB

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Baranof Hotel Reservations Information

  • Group Name: Division of Retirement & Benefits
  • Group code: DIRE100714
  • Phone reservations: (800) 544-0970
  • Online reservations: Juneau Baranof Westmark
  • Discount Rate: $135 for a standard room
  • Rate dates*: 10/7/2014 to 10/13/2014
  • *Rates will be extended two days pre- and post-dates as availability allows
  • Upon check-in the Baranof hotel will provide a coupon for 15% off lunch at the on-site Capital Café or dinner at the Gold Room Restaurant

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