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Get Involved in NAPEO

An active and involved membership is critical to NAPEO's impact and success. NAPEO member volunteers are the driving force behind our efforts on behalf of the industry, from government affairs to education to marketing. If you would like to get involved by participating on one of our committees, please email Denise King with your interest. 

NAPEO Committees

Chair: Steve Bentley, Avitus Group
Staff Liaison: Melissa Viscovich, (703) 739-8161, mviscovich@napeo.org

Activities

  • Development of best practices and industry financial guidelines.
  • Focus on enhancements of the Financial Ratio & Operating Statistics Survey and interpretation of results.
  • Program development for CFO Seminar and finance/accounting related sessions at annual conference.
  • Accounting/Finance column for PEO InsiderÒ magazine.
  • Most business conducted via conference call (6-8 one hour calls per year) or email; two in-person meetings to review and discuss survey results in conjunction with CFO and annual conference.

Volunteer Criteria

  • CFOs/Controllers or PEO owners/professionals with accounting and finance experience
  • Auditors, bankers, finance professionals to PEO industry
  • PEO committee members must agree to participate in Financial Ratio & Operating Statistics Survey

Chair: Dan McHenry, McHenry Consulting
Staff Liaison: Nancy Benoudiz, (703) 739-8169, nbenoudiz@napeo.org

Activities

  • Support associate member involvement in association initiatives including policy development, legislative action, self-regulation, etc.
  • Bring insight on efficiencies and obstacles relative to the service platform of the PEO.
  • Enhance the associate member value proposition.
  • Conference calls as needed; in-person meetings at PEO Capitol Summit and annual conference.

Volunteer Criteria

  • Seeking Associate/Service Partner members actively involved and engaged in the PEO industry
  • Willingness to get involved in retention efforts and actively recruit new members.

Chair: Greg Packer, AccessPoint
Staff Liaison: Robin Schlesinger, (703) 739-8176‚Äč, rschlesinger@napeo.org

Activities

  • Program development for NAPEO’s annual conference
  • Review of annual “Call for Papers” entries.
  • Most business conducted via conference calls (4-6 calls per year from March - July) or email and one in-person meeting in May during NAPEO’s PEO Capitol Summit in Arlington, VA.
  • Members are asked to attend annual conference.

Volunteer Criteria

  • All areas of PEO expertise needed
  • Helpful to have attended NAPEO’s annual conference in past and/or be available to attend when serving on the committee
  • Associate/Service Partner members must provide non-commercial input; committee membership does not ensure a speaking opportunity

 

Chair: Dawn Davidson Drantch, Alcott HR Group LLC 
Staff Liaison: Thom Stohler, (703) 739-8167, tstohler@napeo.org

Activities

  • Recommends NAPEO’s federal legislative and regulatory agenda to the board of directors.
  • Ensures that the NAPEO’s federal legislative priorities are aligned with industry business objectives and NAPEO’s strategic plan.
  • Ensures that the board of directors approved federal legislative and regulatory agenda is being pursued before the federal government and Congress.
  • Recommends revisions to NAPEO’s federal legislative and regulatory agenda as warranted by events.
  • Regularly reports on the progress in implementing NAPEO’s federal legislative and regulatory agenda to the board of directors.

Volunteer Criteria

  • Membership on the FGAC shall consist of both director and non-director representatives of NAPEO member companies appointed pursuant to the NAPEO Bylaws. 
  • NAPEO member companies are limited to two representatives on the FGAC.
  • Understanding of the federal legislative and regulatory process and the role of the association in those processes.
  • Willingness to learn and understand details of federal legislation and regulations and their applicability to the PEO industry.
  • Willingness to work with PEO industry colleagues to develop consensus industry positions on federal legislation and regulations.
  • Willingness to meet with federal elected officials and regulators.
  • Commitment to monthly meetings (by phone) and two in person meetings during the PEO Capitol Summit and annual conference.
  • Ability to review technical/legal documents with a quick turnaround time.
  • Additional consideration given to NAPEO members with existing relationships with Members of Congress or Senators and/or experience/record of involvement in government affairs.

Chair: Kristen Appleman, ADP TotalSource Inc.
Staff Liaison: Thom Stohler, (703) 739-8167, tstohler@napeo.org

Activities

  • Recommend to the NAPEO Board aspirational goals for the PEO industry on PEO-sponsored and/or administered health plans.
  • Advise the NAPEO Board on government policies and business practices that could impact PEO-sponsored and/or administered health plans.
  • Review the impact of federal and state healthcare legislation, regulations, guidance, enforcement, and sub-regulatory activities on PEO-sponsored and/or administered health plans, and when necessary, recommend to the Board the positions NAPEO should take on federal and/or state healthcare policy.
  • Provide healthcare policy expertise to the FGAC and the SGAC with the purpose of assisting these committees in their lobbying activities.
  • Produce best practices and other materials to assist NAPEO members in complying with federal and state employer-provided health insurance regulations and requirements, especially as these requirements relate to PEO-sponsored and/or administered health plans.
  • Provide communications to the NAPEO membership on legislative, regulatory, and business developments impacting PEO-sponsored and/or administered health plans.

Volunteer Criteria

  • Interested individuals should be experts on PEO-sponsored health plans, federal/state health insurance regulations, ERISA, and other employee benefits laws and regulations.

Chairs are elected by each Leadership Council individually for a two year term.

Activities

  • Serve as a delegate on the State Government Affairs Committee and a member of the Leadership Councils Committee; provide advice and input on government affairs initiatives.
  • Provide support on planning, promoting, and hosting Leadership Council Forum(s).
  • Serve as a liaison between local members and NAPEO.
  • Support efforts to recruit new members and renew lapsed members.
  • Attend four annual Board of Directors meetings.
  • Participate in four annual LC Committee calls.

Volunteer Criteria

  • LCs are comprised of any members who are domiciled and/or do business in a particular states(s)
  • Members may be active in multiple LCs
  • Multiple people from a company may be active in an LC, but each company has only one vote per LC
  • LC Chairs must be from a PEO member company

 

 

Chair: Rodney Jordan, The TLC Companies
Staff Liaison: Farrah Fielder, (703) 739-8178, ffielder@napeo.org

Activities

  • Serves in an advisory capacity to the NAPEO Board with regard to legal issues and legal aspects of policy issues. Assists in keeping the NAPEO Model PEO Act current with industry developments, handles specific assignments as directed by the Board, and considers the impact of judicial and regulatory decisions on the industry.
  • Assists the NAPEO General Counsel in reviewing the PEO Advisor Column for the PEO Insider™ and providing input on various other legal issues during the course of the year.
  • Provides the bulk of the authors for the NAPEO Legal Reviews™ and NAPEO Legal Insights™ and many for PEO Insider™ magazine articles.
  • Provides speakers for NAPEO legal webinars.
  • Provides input in developing content and providing speakers for the PEO Capitol Summit.
  • Meets monthly by conference call to discuss legal, legislative, and regulatory matters of import to the PEO industry; in-person meetings at the PEO Capitol Summit and annual conference.
  • Provides a peer-to-peer resource network for PEO attorneys.

Volunteer Criteria

  • Members of the Council must be attorneys
  • Members must be in-house PEO counsel or Associate/Service Partner members (i.e. principals, partners, employees, etc. of an Associate/Service Partner member firm). Outside counsel for a member PEO whose firm is not an Associate member are not eligible.
  • Council size is limited and volunteering does not guarantee automatic appointment to the Council. One appointee per company or firm is permitted.

 

Chair: Brady Mickelson, TriNet HR Corporation
Staff Liaison: Kerry Carruthers, (703) 739-8171, kcarruthers@napeo.org

Activities

  • Assist in the development and implementation of a comprehensive industry marketing program, marketing materials, and branding efforts.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of a comprehensive and evolving communications plan that builds visibility for the industry.  Evaluate new tools and services needed to execute the communications plan.
  • Identify potential media opportunities and serve as a spokesperson for the industry as needed in media efforts.
  • Assist in the continuous evaluation and improvement of the NAPEO website, provide input and guidance on NAPEO’s social media efforts, and identify new social media opportunities and strategies.
  • Support NAPEO efforts to build strategic affiliations with key organizations.
  • In-person meeting during NAPEO’s annual conference and quarterly conference calls.

Volunteer Criteria

  • Open to all representatives of NAPEO member and associate member companies. 
  • Committee members should have interest and expertise in communications, marketing, media relations, and social media.

Chair: Kathleen Hillegas, Esq., Insperity, Inc.
Staff Liaison: Denise King, (703) 739-8166, dking@napeo.org

Activities

  • Advise NAPEO staff on membership strategy, including PEO & associate members, both renewals and new members;
  • Review and provide input on membership-related materials, efforts and policies.
  • Review and evaluate potential association affinity programs.
  • Participation in meetings primarily by phone

Volunteer Criteria

  • Open to all representatives of NAPEO member and associate member companies. 
  • Willingness to get involved in retention efforts and actively recruit new members.

Chair: Kerim Fidel, Esq., Oasis Outsourcing
Staff Liaison: Daniel Harris, (703) 739-8173, dharris@napeo.org

Activities

  • Assist with development of NAPEO’s state government affairs initiatives.
  • Make policy and funding recommendations for approval by NAPEO Board.
  • Assist in getting local members active in grassroots initiatives.
  • Most business conducted via monthly conference calls; in-person meetings at the PEO Capitol Summit and annual conference.

Volunteer Criteria

  • PEO professionals from a variety of states active in or knowledgeable about state legislative and regulatory issues
  • Industry expertise and knowledge of workers’ comp, UI, or health regulatory/legislative process
  • Commitment to be active in legislative, regulatory and grassroots activities

 

 

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