[Oak Brook, Illinois] Attorney Richard J. Reimer instructed representatives from police
and fire pension boards across Illinois about fiduciary duties of pension fund trustees.
The class is part of the Illinois Public Pension Fund Association (“IPPFA”) Certified
Trustee Education Program. The certification has been affiliated with Northern Illinois
University since 1999. This four-part educational program is designed to increase a
trustee’s basic knowledge of fiduciary responsibility, fundamentals of investing, funding
and actuarial concepts, medical and disability issues, administration of pension
benefits, and legal and ethical issues.
More information regarding the IPPFA/NIU Certified Trustee Education Program can
be found at: http://www.ippfa.org/certified-trustee-education-program.html