General Board of Pension and Health Benefits to Hold Listening Session

For Immediate Release
January 28, 2014

Contact: M. Colette Nies, Managing Director, Communications
(847) 866-4296 or cnies@gbophb.org

Glenview, IL—The General Board of Pension and Health Benefits of The United Methodist Church (GBPHB) invites interested plan participants and other constituents to address the board of directors during a Listening Session on Thursday, February 27, 2014 (11:30 a.m.) in Kansas City, Missouri.

The GBPHB board of directors’ Listening Session gives board members an opportunity to hear points of view related to the mission and work of the agency. Short, 10-minute presentations provide the option to participate in person or by conference call, video/DVD to be played, or by mail/e-mail message to be read during the Listening Session at the discretion of the board chairperson. The session is held during the regularly scheduled board meetings in various jurisdictions during the year.

To place your name and topic on the agenda and for specific presentation requirements, please call or e-mail Colette Nies by February 14 at 1-800-269-2244 (extension 4296) or cnies@gbophb.org.

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About the General Board
The General Board of Pension and Health Benefits (GBPHB) is a not-for-profit administrative agency of The United Methodist Church, responsible for the general supervision and administration of the retirement, health and welfare benefit plans, programs and funds for more than 91,000 clergy and lay employees of the Church.

GBPHB is the largest faith-based pension fund in the United States and ranks among the top 100 pension funds in the country. As a socially responsible investor, GBPHB is actively involved in shareholder advocacy, proxy voting, portfolio screening and community investing.

 

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