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Sponsored by the Capital Chapter of the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists, a non-profit organization that serves as an educational resource for certified employee benefit specialists and others in the employee benefits community.

Upcoming Events:

Capital Chapter ISCEBS Happy Hour and Networking Event!

Please Join Us for

a Networking Summer Happy Hour

with the Capital Chapter!

Grand Cru Wine Bar & Bistro

4301 Wilson Blvd #100,

Arlington, VA 22203



Date:  Thursday – August 17, 2017

Time:  5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

We would also like to offer our Congratulations and Special Free Invitation to our

2017 GBA, RPA, CMS and CEBS graduates and students to attend this event!


2018 Chapter Board

The Chapter is looking for members to serve on the board for 2018!

If interested, please contact, Chapter President, Kim Mothen at:

2017 Symposium - Register Today!

Click on the image below for program information.

Chapter Member, Suzanne Spicer, CEBS, will be speaking on the followig topic:


2:45-3:45 p.m

Life After the End of the Amendment Cycle: Is Your Qualified Plan Up to Date?

Speaker: Suzanne Spicer, CEBS, Senior Client Employee Benefits Advisor, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, Washington, D.C.

With the elimination of IRS staggered qualified retirement plan amendment cycles, how can plan sponsors ensure their qualified plans remain compliant with new legislation and regulations? This presentation will provide information and suggestions on the new IRS amendment process, managing risks and compliance, and looking beyond required provisions.


• Understanding IRS guidance

• Establishing an annual review process

• Ideas for increasing operational efficiency

About the Program


Enroll in the new Certified Employee Benefits Specialist® (??CEBS) program and earn the most respected designation in the benefits industry. You'll learn from health and retirement curriculum—Streamlined core courses, laser-focused content and less breadth and more depth mean now you can learn more in less time. 


The Group Benefits Associate (GBA) and the Retirement Plans Associate (RPA) form the core of the CEBS curriculum. Earn a designation in each of the specialty tracks and, at the same time, receive credit that will qualify toward earning the CEBS designation, which carries a five-course requirement.


Certificate of Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS)


The CEBS designation is a credential that is recognized for the depth and relevance of critical knowledge achieved. It draws from the GBA and RPA curriculum to build a total benefits perspective and is achieved by successfully completing all five required courses.



Contact Us:                                                                               

Sue Andres, Capital Chapter Program Staff Member          


Phone:  202-621-0655    




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