Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois
Registration is now open for the 2022 AFFI Pension Seminar. This year’s conference will be a hybrid event. Presenters, sponsors, and AFFI staff along with attendees will assemble at the Crowne Plaza 3000 South Dirksen Parkway in Springfield, IL 62703 The webinar will be broadcast live beginning at 11:00 a.m. on October 17th and break at approximately 5:00 pm. It will resume at 9:00 a.m. on October 18th and conclude around 2:00 p.m. Firefighter Pension Trustees attending either in person or via the web are able to earn all 8 continuing education hours required and will receive a certificate.
Both active firefighters and pension trustees will learn about Social Security and disability claims.
Jack Myers with the Social Security Administration will explain, in depth, how social security benefits are accrued and two current government programs that affect benefits.
Worker Comp attorneys will provide Step by Step instructions firefighters should follow if they become injured and discuss current cases of interest.
Other topics that will be featured include:
General Trustee Duties
The Top Pension Questions
How unfunded liability affects operations and personnel costs
National Pension Trends
Pension Obligation Bonds
The Market Outlook
Illinois Firefighter Pension Investment Fund (IFPIF) Executive Director William Atwood and his staff will provide an up to date report on investments within the pension fund.
A block of sleeping rooms have been reserved at the Crowne Plaza at the rate of $114 per night, plus tax. Please reserve your room below or call the hotel directly at 217 529-7777 and mention code A9F.
Firefighters’ Pension Investment Fund
AFFI Member Store
Illinois FF Peer Support
Center of Excellence
American Income Life
927 S. Second Street
Springfield IL 62704
Email: [email protected]