Advisory Committee Members Employer
​​Mark Carlton, Chair ​Local Government
​Celeste VanCleave ​Local Government
​Thomas Poon ​State of Oregon
​Brady Boothe ​State of Oregon
​Richard Bailey ​State of Oregon
​Vacant ​State of Oregon
​Kevin Nordhill ​Retired

Email the Advisory Committee at OSGP-Advisory@pers.state.or.us

Advisory Committee Responsibilities and Application Process

The Oregon Savings Growth Plan Advisory Committee (OSGPAC) is responsible for having an overall understanding of the Oregon Savings Growth Plan (OSGP) and advises the Public Employees Retirement System Board (PERS Board) on all aspects of the OSGP, including but not limited to:

  • OSGP’s fee structure and procedures,
  • state and federal legislative issues relative to the administration of OSGP,
  • the administration of the catch-up and the financial hardship provisions in Section 457 of the Internal Revenue Code,
  • ways and means to inform and educate eligible employees about OSGP,
  • the expressed desires of eligible employees related to OSGP, and
  • the actuarial characteristics of eligible employees.

Additionally, when directed by the Oregon Investment Council (OIC), the OSGPAC shall study and advise the PERS Board on the following:

  • Investment programs, including options and providers; and
  • Information furnished by the OIC or the State Treasurer concerning the types of available investments, the respective balance of risk and return of each investment, and the administrative costs associated with each investment.

Becoming a Committee Member

From time to time vacancies occur and this will be your opportunity to volunteer to serve on the committee. Committee members serve a three year term. If you are interested in becoming a member of the OSGPAC, please submit a letter of qualification, indicating your investment interests or background as well as the reason you want to serve on the committee. Please send your letter to:

Oregon Savings Growth Plan

Attn: Roger Smith, Plan Manager

800 Summer St. NE, Suite 200

Salem, OR 97310

Qualification letters may be reviewed and nominations submitted to the PERS Board for review and appointment.


To review the agenda for the next Advisory Committee meeting, click on the meeting date link. 

11/8/2017 9:30 a.m. Keizer Civic Center - 930 Chemawa Road NE, Keizer
2/20/2018 ​​9:30 a.m. Keizer Civic Center - 930 Chemawa Road NE, Keizer
​5/22/2018 ​9:30 a.m. Keizer Civic Center - 930 Chemawa Road NE, Keizer
​8/21/2018 ​9:30 a.m. Keizer Civic Center - 930 Chemawa Road NE, Keizer
​11/27/2018 ​9:30 a.m. Keizer Civic Center - 930 Chemawa Road NE, Keizer

Copies of materials mailed to the committee before the meeting are available for review by the public one week before the meeting. You may request a copy by calling 888-320-7377.
Note: If you have a disability that requires any special materials, services, or assistance, call 888-320-7377 at least 48 hours before the meeting.

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