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Georgia Association of Public Pension Trustees™

Now in its twelfth year, the GAPPT exists to promote education for Georgia's public retirement system fiduciaries. The Association believes "an educated fiduciary is an effective fiduciary"TM. Our educational events promote discussion of topics pertinent to the current economic climate and provide fiduciaries the information and tools to better serve their constituents. If you are a current member of the GAPPT, please continue to check the website periodically to see what is new. If you are interested in joining the Association, we hope to see your name on our rosters soon.

What Does it Mean for Me? Georgia's New Education Requirement for Public Retirement System Trustees

In 2019, the state of Georgia passed legislation requiring each public retirement system trustee to complete appropriate education applicable to his or her fiduciary duties and obligations under the public retirement system. A trustee appointed or elected on or after July 1, 2019 will now be required to complete a minimum of 8 hours of education within one year of becoming a new trustee. Trustees appointed or elected before July 1, 2019, or who have served one or more years, will need to complete a minimum of 12 hours of continuing education every two years

Read the New Legislation Here

Need to receive your state-mandated continuing education hours, but cannot attend a GAPPT event? Our online education courses are for you!

In 2019, the GAPPT established its online learning management system to ensure public retirement system fiduciaries are able to receive quality, comprehensive, and non-biased education. Our online platform currently has thirteen individual courses available. Eight new sessions were added in May 2020, including two complimentary courses for our Plan Sponsor/Emeritus members!

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