NTCA Board of Directors Appoints Kevin D. Beyer to Benefits Program Trust Committee

For Immediate Release

Contact: Laura Withers, 703-351-2086, lwithers@ntca.org
             Wendy Mann, 703-351-2087, wmann@ntca.org

Background: NTCA's benefits program is governed by trust committees appointed by its Board of Directors. Individuals serving on the trust committees are selected from among NTCA members that participate in the benefit plans. Committee members serve three-year terms and may be reappointed by the Board.  

Arlington, Va. (December 11, 2012) - The National Telecommunications Cooperative Association (NTCA) today issued the following statement from Chief Executive Officer Shirley Bloomfield:  

"We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Kevin Beyer to the NTCA R&S Program/Savings Plan Trust Committee. Beyer is the general manager of Federated Telephone Cooperative in Chokio, Minn., and Farmers Mutual Telephone Co. in Bellingham, Minn. He was selected from numerous applicants for this committee position. We are pleased to have his service and knowledge on this committee, which oversees NTCA's retirement plans. The R&S Program and Savings Plan include more than $2.8 billion in assets under management and provides benefits to more than 35,000 active and retired participants."

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