August 2, 2013
County Expert Joins State Pension Board

Linda Herman, Executive Director of the Montgomery County Employees' Retirement System, was appointed by Governor O'Malley last week to the Maryland State Pension System Board of Trustees.  Ms. Herman was among the nominees recommended to the Governor by MACo to fill the newly created role representing the interests of county governments. 

The Board of Trustees manages the System's multi-billion dollar investment portfolio, and is responsible for the management, general administration, and proper operation of the System. Ms. Herman will be filling a new position on the Board, established by legislation passed last year as a result of MACo's initiative to bring a county voice to the Maryland State Pension System. (Read more)  




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LAST Day to Pre-Register for MACo's Summer Conference: Friday, August 9, 2013

MACo's Summer Conference - 
August 14-17, 2013

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December 11-13, 2013
Corporate Partner Profile: Aetna

Aetna - First Health Care Provider to Join NACo as Healthy Counties Sponsor & Premier Member 

National Association of Counties (NACo) announced that Aetna, a MACo Bronze Partner, and one of the nation's leading diversified health care benefits companies, has joined NACo as a new Premier Member and a Healthy Counties Initiative Sponsor. As a Premier Member, Aetna will support NACo in its goals to: Promote community public health prevention and wellness programs, including increased physical activity and healthy eating, Offer information, ideas and solutions for county government employee and retiree health benefits and programs, Lead the implementation of healthcare reform at the county level, and much more. (Find Out More)


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