Advisory Committee Members Employer

Mary Jo Evers

​Local Government
​Celeste VanCleave ​Local Government

Colin Benson 

​State of Oregon
​Richard Bailey ​State of Oregon

Mike Marostica

​State of Oregon
​Christine Valentine State of Oregon​

Gene Bentley


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

Advisory Committee Responsibilities and Application Process

The Oregon Savings Growth Plan (OSGP) would like to invite you to get involved and apply for a seat on our Advisory Committee.

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

  • Oversight of the OSGP’s fee structure and procedures.
  • State and federal legislative issues relative to the administration of OSGP.
  • Administration of the catch-up and the financial hardship provisions in Section 457 of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Expressed desires of eligible employees related to OSGP.
  • The characteristics of eligible employees.  

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

  • Investment programs, including options and providers.
  • 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

This is your opportunity to volunteer to serve on the committee. Committee members serve a three year term and will meet on a quarterly basis. 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 and materials for the next Advisory Committee meeting, click on the meeting date link. 
02/19/2020 9:30 a.m. Keizer Civic Center - 930 Chemawa Road NE, Keizer
​05/20/2020 ​​9:30 a.m. Keizer Civic Center - 930 Chemawa Road NE, Keizer
08/19/2020 ​9:30 a.m. Keizer Civic Center - 930 Chemawa Road NE, Keizer
​11/18/2020 ​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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