Pension Education and Overview

Information for new members and those new to pensions in Washington State.  Click the links below to jump to that section.

About the SCPP
SCPP Member Directory
     Terms of Membership
Rules of Procedure 
Goals for Washington State Public Pensions 
Governing RCWs
     Creation, Membership, Terms of Office, and Staff Support
     Subcommittees
     Powers and Duties
     Travel Expenses
 
Office of the State Actuary
About Us, our Mission and Values Statements
Staff List
State Pension Agencies
  
Washington State Retirement Systems
Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS)
Teachers' Retirement System (TRS)
School Employees' Retirement System (SERS)
Public Safety Employees' Retirement System (PSERS)
Law Enforcement Officers' and Fire Fighters' Retirement System (LEOFF)
Washington State Patrol Retirement System (WSPRS)
Judicial Retirement System (JRS)
Judges' Retirement Fund (JRF)
 
Pension Education
State of the State's Pension Systems PowerPoint 
Risk Assessment Report
Summary of Plan Provisions
Pensions 101 PowerPoint - Funding 
Pensions 101 on YouTube YouTube icon.
Pensions 102 PowerPoint - Plan Design 
Pensions 102 on YouTube  YouTube icon.
Pensions 103 PowerPoint - Governance 
Pensions 103 on YouTube  YouTube icon.
 
Pension Funding in Washington State
Pension Funding RCWs
How Contribution Rates are Established
Historical Contribution Rates Tables 
Current Contribution Rates
     Employer
     Employee
     Projected Rates
  
Resources
Glossary
Common Pension Acronyms
 
FAQs
How do I get my issue before the SCPP?

Write a letter to the committee! 

Correspondence is posted on a weekly basis and is part of the meeting materials.  The Executive Committee reviews all correspondence and decides which issues the full committee will study.  We receive many requests each year and not every issue goes to the full committee for study. 

Our contact information is on the Contact Us page. 

Agendas and links to issues studied at meetings are available on the Meetings page.

 
Where can I get answers about: Contact:
Pension policy?  Us
Investment policy and investments? WSIB
Pension bills? DRS, Legislature
Plan benefits or pension law? DRS
Other questions? Us
 

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