Chapter Meetings

Fall, 2018 Chapter Meeting. Sunday, October 28 -- I-Hotel & Convention Center, Champaign, IL
 1:30 pm  Refreshments
2:00 pm Program
Report of Ad hoc Pension Committee, with discussion to follow

Spring 2018 Chapter Meeting. Sunday, April 22 -- I-Hotel & Convention Center, Champaign, IL
Report of Ad hoc Pension Committee
Speaker: Prof. Wendy Rogers, "How current technologies can be used to support successful aging and to enable autonomy and independence for older adults."
Business meeting and election of Board members

Fall 2017 Chapter Meeting. Sunday, October 22 -- I-Hotel & Convention Center, Champaign, IL
Speaker: Martin Noven, SURS Executive Director
State legislator Chad Hays

Spring 2017 Chapter Meeting. Sunday, April 30 -- I-Hotel & Convention Center, Champaign, IL
Speaker: UIUC Chancellor Robert Jones
State of the State update by Professor Robert Rich
Business meeting and election of Board members

Fall 2016 Chapter Meeting. Sunday, October 9 -- I-Hotel & Convention Center, Champaign, IL
Speaker: Linda Brookhart, Statewide Executive Director, SUAA

Spring 2016 Chapter Meeting. Sunday, April 24 -- I-Hotel & Convention Center, Champaign, IL
Speaker: Timothy Killeen, President, University of Illinois
Business meeting and election of Board members

Fall 2015 Chapter Meeting. Sunday, October 18 -- I-Hotel & Convention Center, Champaign, IL
Speaker: Bryan Lewis, Executive Director, SURS
Report: Upcoming Legislative Issues -- Professor Robert Rich, emeritus Director, IGPA
Report: SUAA's legal challenges to recent health care and pension legislation. -- Linda Brookhart, SUAA Executive Director
Business Meeing

Spring 2015 Chapter Meeting. Sunday, April 26 -- I-Hotel & Convention Center, Champaign, IL
Panel:State Senators Chapin Rose and Scott Bennett and Representative Carol Ammons
Business meeting and election of Board members

Fall 2014 Chapter Meeting. Sunday, October 19, 2014 -- I-Hotel & Convention Center, Champaign, IL
Panel: Pension Reform Efforts across the Country -- Professor Jeffrey Brown and Professor Robert Rich
Report: Status of Pension and Health Insurance Lawsuits -- Linda Brookhart, SUAA Executive Director

Spring 2014 Chapter Meeting. Sunday, April 13, 2014 -- Hawthorn Suites and Conference Center, Champaign, IL
Panel: Pension Reform and the Legal Challenge -- Professors John D. Colombo, Laurie Reynolds, and Robert Rich
Report: Status of the Lawsuits, Linda Brookhart, SUAA Executive Director
Business meeting and election of Board members

Fall 2013 Chapter Meeting. Sunday, October 20, 2013 -- I-Hotel & Convention Center, Champaign, IL
Speakers: Janice Bonneville, Associate Director, Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS)
Richard Perry, Owner, Perry & Associates

Spring 2013 Chapter Meeting.  Sunday, April 7, 2013 -- I-Hotel & Convention Center, Champaign, IL
Legislative Panel:  Current Issues in the General Assembly -- State Senators Michael Frerichs and Chapin Rose, and State Representative Naomi Jakobsson
Business meeting and election of Board members

Fall 2012 Chapter Meeting. Sunday, October 21 -- I-Hotel & Convention Center, Champaign, IL
Presentation by Professor Robert F. Rich, Director of the UI’s Institute of Government and Public Affairs (IGPA)
Meeting Summary

Spring 2012 Chapter Meeting. Sunday, April 22 -- I-Hotel & Convention Center, Champaign, IL
Speaker: UI Vice President and Chancellor Phyllis Wise
Business meeting and election of Board members

Fall 2011 Chapter Meeting. Sunday, October 16 -- I-Hotel & Convention Center, Champaign, IL
Speaker: UI President Hogan
Meeting Summary

Spring 2011 Chapter Meeting. Sunday, May 1 -- Hawthorn Suites and Conference Center, Champaign, IL
Speaker: Governor James R. Edgar, with questions & answers following
Election of Executive Committee members & vote on proposed By-Laws

Fall 2010 Chapter Meeting. Sunday, October 17 -- I-Hotel & Convention Center, Champaign, IL
Speaker: William E. Mabe, newly appointed Executive Director of SURS
Report: An update on e-mail for retirees through the University
Meeting summary

Spring 2010 Chapter Meeting. Sunday, April 25 -- I-Hotel & Convention Center, Champaign, IL
Business meeting and election of Board members
Speaker: University of Illinois President Stanley O. Ikenberry

Fall 2009 Chapter Meeting. Sunday, October 25 -- I-Hotel & Convention Center, Champaign, IL
Business meeting
Panel: Newly elected members of the Board of Trustees of the State Universities Retirement System (SURS):
    Dorinda K. Miller, Urbana; J. Fred Giertz, Champaign; John Engstrom, Sycamore

Spring 2009 Chapter Meeting. Sunday, April 19 -- I-Hotel & Convention Center, Champaign, IL
Speaker :Stephen D'Arcy, Professor Emeritus of Finance, University of Illinois
Topic: Coping Skills for Retirees during a Recession
Presentation Outline: PDF or Powerpoint
Business meeting and election of Board members

Previous history of the chapter is in the Archive.

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