NSSTA Member Forum

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Boston, MA
Member Forum

On Tuesday, August 13, the NSSTA Board of Directors will host a NSSTA Member Forum in Boston. The idea behind these Forums is to “take NSSTA to our Members” to discuss critical issues, listen to comments and suggestions from our members and develop action plans to respond to issue challenges and business development opportunities.

NSSTA Members MUST sign up to attend! Click Here to sign up for the NSSTA Member Forum!

NSSTA Member Forum in Boston:
Date:              Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Time:              12:00 PM – 2:00 PM (Lunch will be provided)
Location:        Boston Marriott Long Wharf Hotel

                        296 State Street

Agenda for the NSSTA Member Forum:

  1. NSSTA President Michelle Caine will provide members with an overview of the major issues the NSSTA Board of Directors will be focused on for the balance of 2019 and the first half of 2020
  2. Highlight plans for the 2020 NSSTA Take the Hill Initiative
  3. Discuss plans for the 2019 NSSTA Fall Educational Meeting in Chicago
  4. The NSSTA policy agenda on Capitol Hill, including:
  • Provide Guidance to Implement New Rules for Liability MSAs
  • Work with the Congress and the Labor Department to Allow Federal Compensation Act Programs for Energy Workers, Nuclear Power Plant Employees, the Postal Service and Coal Mine Industry Workers to Utilize Structured Settlements
  • Work against passage of Senate Bill 3079, a direct payment option to CMS on Workers Compensation claims
  • Support passage of the “ABLE Adjustments Act”
  1. Marketing and Communications Plan: An innovative NSSTA marketing and communication strategy with four main elements:
  • Members First Campaign to refocus internal and external messaging around the value of being a member of NSSTA to increase membership and member participation
  • New Industry Brochures:
    • “Structured Settlements—The Key to a Successful Financial Strategy”
    • Perils of Recycled Annuities
  1. Political Agenda Objectives in advance of the 2020 Elections