General Employees Retirement System Board of Trustees and VEBA Trust

Summary Annual Report
VEBA Trust Implementation Timeline
Effective April 1, 2021, the General Employees' Retirement System (GERS) is replaced by the City of Pontiac Re-established General Employees Retirement System.

Important Documents Regarding the CPREA agreement

Important Notice about Health Benefits for City of Pontiac Retirees and Their Families
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS REGARDING VEBA
Many retirees and their families have been asking questions about the new City of Pontiac VEBA.


Purpose: The Board of Trustees is vested with the general administration, management and responsibility for the proper operation of the retirement system and for making effective the provisions of the City of Pontiac Retirement System Ordinance.

Membership: There are eleven (11) members; the Mayor; a member of the City Council; Finance Director of the City; one PGH-Member Trustee; one Retiree-Trustee; three citizens appointed by the City Council who are electors and freeholders of the city and who are not eligible to receive benefits, referred to as Citizen Trustees; three (3) members of the retirement system, one active employee and two members who may be either active, retired or deferred.

Meeting Times: 10:00 a.m. at the Retirement Office, 2201 Auburn Rd. Suite B, Auburn Hills, MI  48326.  Go to www.pontiacgers.org for the current meeting calendar.


SPECIAL MEETING NOTICES
There are no special meeting notices at this time
The City of Pontiac VEBA Trust is seeking proposals for the following (click to view):
Visit the new GERS website at
Visit this site to get up-to-date information about the system including minutes, reports, forms, ordinances, policies and requests for proposals
General Employees Retirement Board Minutes 


Term: Four (4) year or until successor is appointed or elected and deemed qualified.

Members: 

  • Sheldon Albritton, Chairman: Citizen-Trustee (Term 2019 – 2023)
  • Darin Carrington – Finance Director & Secretary
  • Robert Giddings, Vice-Chair: Hospital-Trustee (Term 2021 – 2025)
  • Mayor Tim Greimel: Mayor (ex-officio)
  • Lisa King: Member-Trustee (Term 2020 – 2024)
  • James Miriani: Member-Trustee (2020 - 2024)
  • William Parker, Jr.: Council Trustee (ex-officio)
  • Billie Swazer: Member-Trustee (Term 2020 – 2024)
  • James Walker: Citizen-Trustee (Term 2022 – 2026)
  • Patrice Waterman (partial term 2022 – 2023)
  • John White: Citizen Trustee (Term 2022 - 2026)

City of Pontiac VEBA Trust

Important Documents Regarding The CPREA agreement
Important Notice About Health Benefits for City of Pontiac Retirees and Their Families

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS REGARDING VEBA
Many retirees and their families have been asking questions about the new City of Pontiac VEBA.

Purpose: The City of Pontiac VEBA Trust (VEBA) was created to provide health care to all eligible City of Pontiac
retirees, both Police and Fire and General employees.

Membership:

Meeting Times: Click here to download the 2024 VEBA Trust meeting schedule

SPECIAL MEETING NOTICES
 
There will be a meeting of the Board of Trustees for the City of Pontiac VEBA Trust on Thursday, February 22, 2024 at 1 p.m. at the offices of BeneSys Inc., 700 Tower Drive, Suite 300, Troy, MI 48098
Click here for the official notice
Visit the VEBA website at Pontiac Police and Fire Benefit Fund (ourbenefitoffice.com) . Visit this site to get up to date information about the system including minutes, reports ,forms, ordinances, policies and requests for proposals
The Board of Trustees for the City of Pontiac VEBA Trust minutes can be found at Pontiac Police and Fire Benefit Fund (ourbenefitoffice.com)
 

Term: Four (4) year or until successor is appointed or elected and deemed qualified.

Members: 

Claudia Filler, Chairperson
Linda D. Watson
Khalfani Stephens, Deputy Mayor
Lon Britton 
NZ Bryant
Tim Greimel, Mayor