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Advisory Committee

Advisory Committee

The Corporation is aided by a seven-member Advisory Committee appointed by the President of the United States to represent the interests of labor, employers and the general public. ERISA outlines several responsibilities for PBGC's Advisory Committee, including advising on investment policy and on other matters related to PBGC’s mission.


Chair | Representing Employers

Eickelberg serves as the chair of the Advisory Committee. Eickelberg is an adjunct professor of law in the graduate legal programs for both Washington University in St. Louis and the Georgetown University Law Center. A certified public accountant, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Commerce from DePaul University (Chicago) and a Juris Doctor and a Master of Laws in Federal Taxation from John Marshall Law School (Chicago). He represents the interests of employers.

Committee Member | Representing Employers

Grisi is head of global pensions at Nokia. Based out of its offices in Murray Hill, NJ, she is responsible for the oversight of investments and accounting for the Nokia global pension and post-retirement benefit trusts totaling over $37 billion. Grisi serves on the National Board of the Girl Scouts of the USA, is a director of Vantage Trust Company, LLC and is a current member and past treasurer and board member of the Committee on Investment in Employee Benefit Assets Inc. She is a CPA and holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting from St. John’s University in Queens, NY. She represents the interests of employers.

Committee Member | Representing General Public

Jefferson is a professor of law at the Catholic University of America, where she teaches courses in Federal Income Taxation, ERISA: Pensions Tax Policy, and Partnership Taxation. Jefferson holds a Bachelor of Science from Howard University, a law degree from George Washington University and a Master of Laws from Georgetown University. She represents the interests of the general public.

Committee Member | Representing General Public

Miller previously served on the PBGC Advisory Committee from 2008 to 2011. He retired as vice president for General Motors Asset Management in New York and served on the Investment Committee of the Helmsley Charitable Trust. Prior positions included vice president-relationship management at J.P. Morgan Investment Management, vice president of investments at Philip Morris and director of investments at Eli Lilly. Miller holds an undergraduate degree in international relations from Princeton University and an MBA from the University of Michigan. He represents the interests of the general public.

Last updated August 17, 2020