Join the Georgia Association of Public Pension Trustees

Membership Benefits

Membership in the GAPPT provides the following amenities:

  • Information Available Only in the "Member Area" of our Website:
    • The GAPPT Membership Directory
    • Information and Material from Past Educational Events, including Attendee Lists and Presentations
    • Editions of our Quarterly Newsletter, the "GAPPT News and Reports"
    • List of "Request for Proposals" from Plan Sponsor Members
    • New! Continuing Education Credits/Hours Tracking and Member Transcripts
  • Networking Opportunities with Other Georgia Public Retirement System Trustees and Staff Members
  • "Members Only" Advertising and Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Educational Event Speaker Consideration
  • Discounted Registration at the GAPPT Annual Conference
  • Discounted Registration at the GAPPT Annual Trustee School
  • New! Discounted Rates for GAPPT Online Education Sessions

Membership Types and 2021 Application Information

The GAPPT membership period runs from April 1st to March 31st. Interested in receiving the discounted member rate at a 2021 education event? An opportunity to join the GAPPT is also available on event registration forms. 


Plan Sponsor Membership is open to all individuals who are currently serving as a director, trustee or staff member of a public retirement system.

  • Membership Rate for an Individual Plan Sponsor Member:  $25.00
  • Membership Rate for an Organizational Plan Sponsor Member:  $100.00 for the first five (5) individuals; $20.00 for each additional individual within the organization.
Join Now as a Plan Sponsor Member

Affiliate Membership is open to individuals who have expressed an interest in the association and its mission, but who do not fall within the definition of Plan Sponsor or Emeritus member. Individuals with actuarial, consulting, custodial, legal, third-party plan administration, and investment management firms would be considered Affiliate members.

  • Membership Rate for an Individual Affiliate Member:  $600.00
Join Now as an Affiliate Member

Emeritus Membership is open to individuals who previously qualified as a Plan Sponsor member, but due to retirement, are no longer active as a trustee or plan staff member. Emeritus members cannot be employed with an entity serving the retirement community, such as an actuarial, consulting, custodial, legal, third-party plan administration, or investment management firm.

  • Membership Rate for an an Individual Emeritus Member:  $15.00
Join Now as an Emeritus Member

Questions about the application process? Please contact Sue Reynolds at [email protected] or Merry Cella at [email protected] gappt.org for additional details.