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Employee Benefits Security Administration

News Release

For Immediate Release: January 30, 2013
Contact: Mike Trupo or Jason Surbey
Phone: 202-693-6588 or 202-693-4668
Email: or
Release Number: 13-159-NAT

US Department of Labor's ERISA Advisory Council to hold 165th public meeting March 1

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor's Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans, also known as the ERISA Advisory Council, will hold its 165th public meeting March 1.

The meeting will take place at department headquarters, 200 Constitution Ave. NW, Suite C-5521 Room 4, Washington, D.C. 20210. It will run from 1:30 p.m. to approximately 4:30 p.m. EST.

The purpose of the open meeting is to welcome new members, introduce the council chair and vice chair, receive an update from Assistant Secretary of Labor for Employee Benefits Security Phyllis C. Borzi and determine the topics to be addressed by the council in 2013.

Organizations or members of the public wishing to submit a written statement may do so by submitting 30 copies on or before Feb. 21 to Larry Good, executive secretary, ERISA Advisory Council, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Suite N-5623, Washington, DC 20210. Statements also may be submitted as email attachments in text or .pdf format to See the Federal Register notice for full details:

The ERISA Advisory Council consists of 15 members appointed to staggered three-year terms by the secretary of labor. The members represent the general public, employers and employee organizations, as well as the fields of insurance, corporate trust, investment management, investment counseling, accounting and actuarial counseling.

U.S. Department of Labor news materials are accessible at The information above is available in large print, Braille, audio tape or disc from the COAST office upon request by calling 202-693-7828 or TTY 202-693-7755.