Division of Management Services
Responsible for administering the following programs and services:
human resources (staffing, classification, training, affirmative
action, employment relations, employee assistance); payroll
and leave accounting; facility management; capital budget and
inventory; records management; mail and supplies; library,
telecommunications, operating and biennial budget, procurement, and contract administration. Develops and implements the ETF's information
technology systems, coordinates technological resources and
provides technical services to ETF.
Division of Retirement Services
Responsible for developing and implementing retirement and disability policies
and services for the members of the retirement system, such as providing benefit estimates and information to members. Calculates
and pays retirement and related benefits. Develops & implements
the necessary policies, training and support for employers participating
in the benefit programs. Collects and reconciles data on all
active members of the retirement system and provides benefit account
statements to members. Interprets
related state and federal legislation and oversees the Wisconsin
Deferred Compensation Program.
Division of Trust Finance
Responsible for preparation of financial reports, collection and payment of contributions and insurance premiums, departmental accounting, financial/statistical reporting (GASB/GAAP), actuarial reporting and analysis, benefit taxation ans annuitant payroll. Oversees
the ETF's financial management and reporting responsibilities,
including implementing and controlling ETF's accounting systems.
Office of Strategic Health Policy
Responsible for policy development and implementation of health,
life, and long-term care insurance; accumulated
sick leave conversion credit; and employee reimbursement account
and commuter benefit programs.
Office of Enterprise Initiatives
Responsible for leading and organizing ETF’s efforts
to transform business processes and IT systems in an effort
to meet the ETF's online service goals. The Office of Enterprise
Initiatives focuses on making ETF a leader among large public
employee benefit systems by offering best practice customer
services to our members.
Office of Internal Audit
Responsible for planning and performing internal audits, assists
ETF in accomplishing its objectives by providing independent
and objective analyses of systems, activities and controls,
and makes recommendations as a result of those analyses.
Office of Communications
Responsible for internal and external communications; public relations; forms and publications; website administration; educational videos and presentations.
Office of Legal Services
Responsible for legal services, opinions and analysis; responding to inquiries from members, attorneys and others; representing ETF in administrative appeals; draft legislation and administrative rules; and ombudsperson services.
Office of Policy, Privacy & Compliance
Responsible for policy review and development; federal regulation
& compliance; HIPAA compliance and the Continuity of Operations
(COOP) Plan/Pandemic Plan.