Selecting an OPERS Plan
A number of Wright State University staff members have the option to elect one of three Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) plans because of changes made in the OPERS system effective January 1, 2003. WSU employees who are eligible to elect one of the three OPERS plans are:
The deadline for electing one of the three OPERS plans is 180 days after being employed.
The three plan options are significantly different. The options are the OPERS Traditional Pension Plan (a defined benefit plan), the OPERS Member-Directed Plan (a defined contribution plan) and the OPERS Combined Plan (a plan which combines some of the features of each of the Traditional Pension Plan and the Member-Directed Plan).
Further questions about making this election can be directed to
Allan Boggs, Assistant Vice President of Human Resources, at 775-3224.