The American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries welcomed Joseph A. Nichols, MSPA, ASA, EA, MAAA, as the new president of the organization during the Oct. 18 Business Meeting that kicked off the 2015 ASPPA Annual Conference in National Harbor, Md.
Nichols succeeds 2015 ASPPA President Kyla M. Keck, CPC, QPA, QKA, ERPA. (Keck was elected Oct. 18 to an at-large seat on the American Retirement Association’s Board of Directors. See below.)
Nichols is a Senior Director with FTI Consulting’s Pension Consulting Services group. He has provided actuarial consulting to a wide range of defined benefit sponsors, from one-person plans to Social Security systems. He is a past president of ACOPA, a member of the International Actuarial Association Strategic Planning Subcommittee and a Board Trustee for The Actuarial Foundation.
Additions to ASPPA Leadership Council
Three ASPPA members were elected to open seats on the ASPPA Leadership Council at the Business Meeting:
• Kristine J. Coffey, CPC
• Yannis P. Koumantaros, CPC, QPA, QKA
• Miriam G. Matrangola, Esq., QPA, QKA
The ASPPA officers for 2016 are:
• President: Joseph A. Nichols, MSPA, ASA, EA, MAAA
• President-Elect: Richard A. Hockman, JD, APM, GFS
• Vice President: Adam C. Pozek, QPA, QKA, QPFC, ERPA
Supovitz Welcomed as American Retirement Association’s 2016 President
At the annual Business Meeting of the American Retirement Association, held immediately before ASPPA’s Business Meeting, Marcy L. Supovitz, CPC, QPA, QKA, was welcomed as the organization’s 2016 President, succeeding Thomas J. Finnegan, MSPA, CPC, QPA, MAAA, FCA. Supovitz’ term as president begins Jan. 1, 2016.
The American Retirement Association’s 2016 officers will be:
• President: Marcy L. Supovitz, CPC, QPA, QKA
• President-Elect: Robert M. Richter, JD, LL.M, APM
• Treasurer: Scott Hayes, TGPC
• Secretary: Steven (Steve) Dimitriou, TGPC
In addition, Kyla M. Keck, CPC, QPA, QKA, ERPA, ASPPA’s 2015 President, was elected to an at-large seat on the American Retirement Association’s Board of Directors.
You'll find our other coverage of the 2015 ASPPA Annual Conference in the Conferences "station" on ASPPA Net.