An electronic election to fill one trustee position on the Board of Trustees for the Educational Employees’ Supplementary Retirement System of Fairfax County (ERFC) will be held April 21 through April 23, 2015. The attached Notice 4771 outlines the election process and includes a petition for interested candidates to use in qualifying for the election.
In addition to the completed petition, candidates must submit a statement with their election materials, explaining their qualifications for the trustee position in 100 words or less. Petitions and candidate statements must be returned to the Office of Equity and Employee Relations (OEER) Suite 2512, Gatehouse Administration Center , 8115 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042 by April 10, 2015.
Questions regarding the ERFC Board election should be directed to the OEER at: 571-423-3252.
Register now for an upcoming Pre-Retirement Workshop through MyPLT:
Tuesday March 17 at Robinson Secondary
Wednesday April 22 at Gatehouse Administrative Center
Don’t miss these opportunities to start the ball rolling on your retirement!
*Workshops open to members who are five years or less from retirement
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Effective October 6, 2014, same-sex marriages are recognized in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Therefore, effective immediately, ERFC will allow the selection upon retirement of Option A or B for your same-sex spouse. If you are a retiree receiving a Basic Benefit, you can elect Option B within six months of your marriage to a same-sex spouse. If you already were married to a same-sex spouse as of October 6, 2014, you can elect Option B within six months of October 6, 2014. ERFC must receive the request to elect Option B in writing and the change to Option B will become effective the first day of the month following ERFC’s receipt of your written election.
The Educational Employees' Supplementary Retirement System of Fairfax County (ERFC) was established July 1, 1973, to provide an independent retirement plan for Fairfax County Public Schools' personnel that supplements the primary benefits they earn and receive separately from the Virginia Retirement System (VRS) and Social Security. ERFC is a public sector defined benefit plan, which operates under terms incorporated in the Fairfax County Ordinance and the ERFC Plan Document. The ERFC is governed by a seven member Board of Trustees, which administers the retirement program according to the requirements of the Plan Document and other governing law. The Fairfax County School Board authorizes all changes governing the provisions of the Plan. More
Among its member services, the ERFC Retirement office provides:
ERFC members include retirees, deferred, inactive and active Fairfax County Public Schools personnel, employed full-time in monthly-paid educational, administrative, and support staff positions. (FCPS' part-time administrative employees, as well as those employed in the Transportation, Custodial, Maintenance, or Food Services departments, are provided comparable retirement plan coverage under the Fairfax County Employees' Retirement System (FCERS).
The ERFC provides two defined benefit plan structures:
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All Fairfax County public schools and offices will be closed March 5 (Condition 1). Details.
The Fairfax County School Board forum work session and regular business meeting scheduled for March 5, 2015, have been canceled. Information regarding the rescheduling of agenda topics originally scheduled for March 5 will be provided within the next few days.
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When Fairfax County Public Schools have a schedule change (closing or delay) due to inclement weather or other emergencies, the information is communicated as soon as the decision is made in these ways:
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