Minutes of the Benefits Committee meeting
January 19, 2001
January 19, 2001, Wadsworth House Conference Room
Present: Margaret Cianfarini, Paula Ebbitt, Enith Vardaman, Jeffrey Cronin, Malcolm Hamilton, Emily Moss, Kathy Rutter(notes), Mallory Stark
1. Dates for upcoming committee meetings are 2/9, 3/9, 4/13, 5/11.
2. A replacement for Suz-Ann Olofson, who left the committee upon changing
positions at Harvard, is not required for this academic year.
3. Future programs:
1.Emily Moss met with a Fidelity representative, Christian Duggan, who
indicated he would be interested in presenting a program on retirement
planning. Gina Parris and Paul Zizzo should be informed if we invite him
Shari Anderson should be contacted about the possibility of having a
separate session in Central Square if response warrants it.
2. Paul Zizzo was contacted by Suz-Ann to speak about the new Harvard
retirement plan, May 10, 12-1, Lamont Forum Room, after the Human
Resources presentations have been completed in each area. Paula will
reconfirm this date with Paul. Malcolm suggested we inform the HR staff
that we will be sponsoring this program.
3. Other business: The committee discussed the new timekeeping procedures
and reaction to the policy change in different faculties.