News Releases

Below are links to press releases sent by PERS during the past 12 months. Please select a link to view a PDF of that release. The PDF will open in a new browser tab.


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4/20/2016 | Childress reelected to PERS Board of Trustees

4/12/2016 | Wallace named Internal Auditor

2/29/2016 | Blue named Employee of the Quarter

2/24/2016 | PERS holds runoff for public schools and community/junior college rep

1/4/2016 | Williamson named Employee of the Quarter

12/16/2015 | PERS holds Board election for public schools/community college rep

10/28/2015 | PERS Board certifies Benson’s re-election, seeks nominations for new rep

10/1/2015 | Wells named Employee of the Quarter

9/16/2015 | PERS Board holds election for county employee representative

8/6/2015 | Letter to the Editor regarding retirement processing delays (sent to all Mississippi media outlets)

7/2/2015 | Benson named Board chair

7/1/2015 | Williams named Employee of the Quarter

6/24/2015 | PERS seeks nominations for county employee representative

4/1/2015 | Bilbo named Employee of the Quarter

1/8/2015 | Dahduh named PERS Deputy Chief Investment Officer

1/6/2015 | Johnson named PERS Human Resources Director

1/5/2015 | Green named Employee of the Quarter

12/16/2014 | Benson re-elected, Snyder appointed to PERS Board of Trustees

12/2/2014 | Most PERS retirees should have received December direct deposit benefits

12/1/2014 | PERS December direct deposit benefits transmitted

12/1/2014 | PERS December Direct Deposit Benefits Late

11/12/2014 | Runoff election slated for municipal employee representative on PERS Board

10/1/2014 | Green Named Employee of the Quarter

9/10/2014 | PERS Board holds election for municipal representative

7/1/2014 | Knight named Employee of the Quarter

7/1/2014 | Howard elected to Board

7/1/2014 | PERS seeks nominations for municipal representative

6/11/2014 | Lee joins PERS as counsel and policy advisor

5/7/2014 | PERS holds runoff election for state employee rep on Board

4/23/2014 | Benson elected to Board

4/1/2014 | Smith named Employee of the Quarter

2/25/2014 | Breland elected to Board

1/2/2014 | Hille named Employee of the Quarter

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