Annual Conference

For teachers and other public employees–once a rewarding career reaches completion, and a new, exciting stage in life begins–retirement is something to CELEBRATE! NCTR is proud to be a part of this important legacy, both fostering strategic partnerships and providing training and pension advocacy for the educational community, as well as building on a strong, successful record of meeting the challenges of the future with leadership, creativity, and accountability!

For NCTR system beneficiaries, it is also a time to appreciate the peace of mind that comes from knowing they will have an adequate, dependable, secure retirement benefit that cannot be outlived. And for NCTR member systems, each and every retirement is an occasion  to celebrate their plans’ role in ensuring that this can indeed be a happy time for their retirees.

Join us October 8-11, in Tucson, AZ,  for NCTR’s 100th Conference, as we

CELEBRATE! Retirement Security, Continuing a Legacy 

Let’s celebrate being together in person again, share our stories of resilience in the face of an historic pandemic, and continue to build upon our proud legacy of retirement security for America’s teachers! Learn about the latest trends in our industry — from system administration to investments — and prepare to meet the challenges of the future.

KEYNOTE SPONSORS

GENERAL SPONSORS

NCTR’s 100th Conference

October 8 – 11, 2022 | Loews Ventana Canyon | Tucson, Arizona

Registration Rates:

  • Non-Commercial Member: $1,340/attendee
  • Non-Commercial Guest: $410/attendee
  • Commercial Member: $2,680/attendee
  • Commercial Guest: $490/attendee
  • Sponsors: $1,960/attendee

Hotel Rate: 

  • $219 (plus taxes)/night

Room block closes September 16

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Americus Reed, II

Whitney M. Young Jr., Professor of Marketing, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Sponsored by: 

NCTR Corporate Advisory Committee

Amy Walter

Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of the Cook Political Report with Amy Walter and Popular On-Air Political Analyst

Sponsored by: 

Pippa Malmgren

American Policy Analyst, Author & Former U.S. Presidential Advisor

Sponsored by: 

Honoring the 2022 National Teacher of the Year

Kurt Russell

The 2022 National Teacher of the Year

Mark Your Calendars!
Annual Conference Key Dates

 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE NOMINATIONS

Due August 31

RESPONSIBILITIES

The NCTR Executive Committee establishes policies to govern the organization’s activities; oversees the budget; and, working closely with NCTR’s executive director, ensures the goals and objectives of the strategic plan are met. At minimum, the committee meets twice a year. Additional meetings may be scheduled, including ones via conference call. Committee members are expected to familiarize themselves with the materials relevant to each meeting.

ELIGIBILITY

Executive officers, staff and board trustees of retirement systems who are members of NCTR.

COMMITTEE COMPOSITION

Ten seats, representing ten different retirement systems. Five seats are held by system officers or staff and five seats are held by system board members.

TERM OF SERVICE

A year of service runs from October to October, coinciding with NCTR’s Annual Business Meeting. Each committee member serves a three-year term and may apply to serve one additional, consecutive term. Terms of the ten seats overlap.

HOW MANY SEATS ARE OPEN THIS YEAR?

Current vacant positions on the NCTR Executive Committee are two (2) Trustee seats, three-year term.  

HOW AND WHEN TO APPLY?

A letter of interest (submitted by the applicant) or a letter of nomination (submitted on behalf of the applicant) is due to Robyn Wheeler at rwheeler@nctr.org by Wednesday, August 31st.

 

AND THEN WHAT? 

  1. Applicants will be sent a short questionnaire and sent an interview date.
  2. Candidates will be interviewed between 2:00 – 4:30 p.m. by the NCTR Nominating Committee on Saturday, October 8, 2022, at the Loews Ventana, Tucson, AZ.
  3. The Nominating Committee will propose a slate of nominees to the delegates at the Annual Business Meeting on Tuesday, October 11, 2022.
  4. Delegates will elect the new Executive Committee members.
  5. The new Executive Committee will hold its first meeting immediately following the adjournment of the Annual Business Meeting.

 

LOOKING FOR MORE INFO? Visit the NCTR Constitution and scroll to “ARTICLE III-OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE” for details.

RESOLUTIONS

Due August 30

Submit your In AppreciationIn Memoriam, and Policy Resolutions to Delia Richardson at drichardson@nctr.org for consideration by the Resolutions Committee, prior to the October Annual Business Meeting.

NOTICE TO THE MEMBERSHIP

Edits to Principles and Positions – Investment Authority and Corporate Governance

To review the proposed edits to the Principles and Positions– Investment Authority and Corporate Governance Section that will require a vote of the Delegates for approval at NCTR’s Business Meeting, please click link below.

BUSINESS MEETING

October 11 at 2:15 p.m.

 Delegate Form due August 31

Active Members Eligible to Vote:

Active Membership is any public retirement system to which teachers and other educational personnel belong, in any U.S. state, commonwealth, territory, or any political subdivision thereof, including Washington, D.C., are eligible Active members and are accorded voting rights and delegates to the Annual Meeting.

NCTR will ask the Active Member’s Executive Director to designate their delegates prior to the Business Meeting. All delegates must be registered for the Conference and attend the October 11 Business Meeting (in-person). Delegate forms will be emailed to the Executive Director of the System and posted on the NCTR website the first week in August.

NCTR Scheduled Committee Meetings:  Saturday, October 8 at the Loews Ventana, Tucson, AZ:

  • 1:30 – 2:00 pm:  Trustee Education Committee
  • 2:10 – 2:40 pm:  Resolutions Committee
  • 2:45 – 3:15 pm:  Legislative Committee

Interested in Partnering with NCTR? 

Becoming an NCTR event sponsor gives you the opportunity to be in a face-to-face environment where you can network and increase market visibility. Gain the competitive advantage, while making direct connections with high-level decision makers from more than 63 public pension systems from across the nation, with combined assets exceeding $2 trillion in their trust funds.

Not Yet a Member? 

NCTR Annual Conferences are held exclusively for the benefit of NCTR members.

Providing the opportunity for all pension systems’ staff, members and key stakeholders to come together, collaborate and share ideas, while hearing the latest pension news and challenges.

For additional information, contact NCTR Assistant Executive Director Robyn Wheeler at (916) 769-5909, or at rwheeler@nctr.org.

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