Are You Ready to Retire?

If the answer is YES , check out LASERS new Ready to Retire section of the website. LASERS members should know that retirement is NOT an overnight process. The preparations leading up to retirement involve teamwork, and that team includes YOU , your agency, and LASERS. An important element in the retirement process is time, so planning is critical. Do not start the process one or two days before your planned retirement date. Ideally, you should start the process 12 months before your target retirement date.

Information on the LASERS Ready to Retire webpage includes a comprehensive checklist of recommended steps with a timeline, a list of necessary forms to complete, an explanation of what you can expect as an applicant, helpful retirement publications , and a video library . So don’t delay, start planning today!
Nominations Open in LASERS Board of Trustees Election

Nominations are open until July 9, 2019 in the 2019 Board of Trustees Election. Every two years, LASERS members are asked to cast their ballots for candidates for the 13-member Board.

This year, three seats are open for active members and two for retired members. Votes will be cast in September and October, and the results will be certified by the Board and published in November. 

If you are interested in running for the Board, you can download a nomination packet  on LASERS website , in addition to a full election schedule.
Trustees serve four-year terms unless they are filling an un-expired portion of a term. No Trustee may serve more than three consecutive terms.