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Announcements

An Update for Our Valued Members and Retirees

Please be informed that the TERS office will now require a scheduled appointment for in-person meetings.

Walk-in visits are prohibited

 

We kindly request you to schedule your appointments in advance by contacting our Retirement Specialist either by phone or email provided below. Meetings can be completed either by scheduled in-person appointments, by phone, Teams or Zoom for your convenience. 

 

TERS members should contact us at (253) 502-8200 or by email at TERSretirement@cityoftacoma.org

 

LEOFF1 members should call (253) 502-8700 for any inquiries.

 

Announcements- 

 

2024 Cost of Living Adjustment for TERS Retirees

Please see the Cost-of-Living Adjustment Letter for information regarding the 2024 Cost of Living Adjustment.

 

 

2024 Retirement Board Election 

Notice is hereby given that an election for an active employee member to the Board of Administration of the Tacoma Employees’ Retirement System (Retirement Board) will be held on Tuesday, April 9, 2024. The term of office for this position is three years, beginning Monday, June 3, 2024, through Sunday, June 6, 2027.

 

Listed below are the candidates who have officially filed for the 2024 elections for the Active Employee Member Representative and the Retired Member Representative positions on the Board of Administration of the Tacoma Employees’ Retirement System (Retirement Board). The term of office for these positions is three years, beginning Monday, June 3, 2024, through Sunday, June 6, 2027.

ACTIVE EMPLOYEE MEMBER REPRESENTATIVE: 
Sam Benscoter - Tacoma Public Library
John McGraw - Tacoma Power
Cam Solomon - Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department
Michael Sterling - Tacoma Power

 

RETIRED MEMBE REPRESENTATIVE: 
Jean Homan Dunn - City Attorney's Office (Retired) 
Kim Moore - Tacoma Public Utilities (Retired)

 

The elections will be conducted by mail on Tuesday, April 9, 2024. The City Clerk’s Office will mail ballots and candidate statements on or before Tuesday, March 19, 2024. Completed ballots must be returned by mail in the self-addressed, postage-paid envelope to the City Clerk’s Office, 733 Market Street, Room 11, Tacoma, Washington 98402.

Ballots delivered in-person must be received before 5:00 p.m., and ballots sent by mail must be postmarked by April 9, 2024, to be considered.

Please contact the City Clerk’s Office by phone at (253) 591-5505 or by email at cityclerk@cityoftacoma.org with any questions about the election.

 

 

2024 TERS Investment Advisory Committee- Vacancy 

The Board of Administration is presently in the process of looking to fill a vacancy for 
an Investment Advisory Committee member for the Tacoma Employees’ Retirement 
System (TERS). Please see linked announcement for more information. 

 

For consideration for this opportunity, letters and resumes stating qualifications and 
interests should be submitted via email to TERSretirement@cityoftacoma.org.
Indications of interest must be received no later than May 7, 2024. 



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