NAGDCA is the leading national association representing governmental defined contribution retirement plans. NAGDCA's plan sponsor and service provider members work together to develop educational and informational resources, support legislative and policy initiatives in the interests of its membership, and assist its plan participants in achieving retirement income security.

Conference Highlights
Click here to view the conference agenda.

The Annual Conference Committee has developed sessions that will explore topics at the forefront of the defined contribution landscape. You will learn from your peers about successful winning practices and methods of applying those practices in innovative ways to ultimately improve retirement security outcomes for plan participants.
Sessions Include:
  • Identifying & Solving for Retirement Income - What to do with that retirement nest egg...
  • ESG - Environmental, social and governance investment criteria
  • Winning Enrollment Techniques and Challenges
  • The Emerging Cyber Threat: How Plan sponsors Can Prepare for Tomorrow's Threats
  • Generational Education & Communication
  • Success by Design: Innovation in investment lineups
  • Best Practices & Lessons Learned from Private Sector Defined Contribution Plans
  • Holistic Retirement: Money, Purpose, Health 
NAGDCA Leadership Opportunities 
Join NAGDCA's Executive Board
Member-at-Large Nominations Open!

NAGDCA needs you! If you are interested in being in a leadership position helping NAGDCA meet its mission, please consider submitting a nomination for the Member-at-Large position.  Information on the eligibility requirements and the form to apply are available online. 

The Member-at-Large position is a 2 year term. At the end of the term, the Member-at-Large automatically ascends to the office of Secretary/Treasurer and through the rest of the Executive Board officer positions. A list of Board member roles and responsibilities along with the estimated time commitments is included  here.

The deadline for nominations is Friday, June 22, 2018. 
If you have any questions or comments, please contact Tracy Tucker at NAGDCA at 859-514-9210. 
Join a NAGDCA Committee
Committee Sign-ups for 2018-2019 Now Open! 

We are seeking to build an energetic, inclusive, and innovative group of NAGDCA members that will help guide the association and the defined contribution industry forward. If you would like to get involved, please apply for your committee(s) of interest by completing the online sign up form .

Timeline: Committees will be formed in August and the orientation and kick-off meetings will take place at the NAGDCA Annual Conference on Sunday afternoon, September 23. Please consider this when making your travel plans.

Current Committee Members with Expiring Terms: If you would like to continue serving on the same or a different committee, please feel free to take this opportunity to reapply for the 2018-2019 term.
Click here for committee and sign up information.The deadline to sign up is Friday, July 6, 2018.
NAGDCA Leadership Awards

Thank you to everyone that submitted nominations for the 2018 NAGDCA Leadership Awards! The Awards Committee will be reviewing the nominations over the next month and the winners will be announced in late July.

Click here to view past winners.  
NAGDCA Network - Featured Discussions
Participating on the Network is a great way to connect with your NAGDCA peers.  Click here to start your own discussion!

It's time to renew your NAGDCA membership for 2018!

NAGDCA appreciates your membership as we are only as strong as our collective members. We hope you continue to find value in the  benefits of membership and encourage you to take full advantage of them.

All government primary, industry primary, industry associate, and subscription members will find a dues order/invoice in the membership database. Just follow the steps  here to renew online or to print and mail your payment to NAGDCA headquarters.

If you have any questions about your membership dues or need assistance with logging in, please contact Liz Fossett at or (859) 402-9809. 
Congratulations to the 2018 ANC Scholarship Recipients! 

2018 ANC Scholar: Christina Wang (University of Missouri-Columbia) 

Annual Conference Travel Scholarship Winners: 
  • Tiffany Murray (Texas Tech University)
  • Chen Xu (University of Missouri-Columbia)
  • Audrey Mitchell (University of Georgia)
  • Chadd Peachey (Utah Valley University)
  • Derek Farley (Utah Valley University
  • Dante Colmenares (University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley).
InFRE's Retirement InSight and Trends 

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  • Retirement Plan Administration
  • IRAs and Defined Contribution Plans
  • Retirement Education and Counseling
  • Retirement Readiness Planning
  • Retirement Income Management
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