Press Release: General Board of Pension and Health Benefits to Hold Listening Session

For Immediate Release
June 12, 2013

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 Friday, July 12, 2013, in Glenview, Illinois.

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 in short 10-minute presentations in person, by phone, letter, e-mail or on video. 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 Colette Nies by June 24 at 1-800-269-2244, extension 4296, or e-mail Colette at 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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