Dallas L. Salisbury, EBRI president and CEO, was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve on the advisory committee of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp.
Mr. Salisbury is expected to start this week, according to a PBGC spokesman. He is filling a longtime vacancy on the committee.
Mr. Salisbury has been head of the Employee Benefit Research Institute since it was founded in 1978. He served on the PBGC advisory committee from 1991 to 1994, after being appointed by President George H.W. Bush.
He currently serves on several boards, including the SEC Investor Advisory Committee, the Board of Advisors to the Comptroller General of the United States, and the Board of Directors of the FINRA Investor Education Foundation.
The PBGC advisory panel is chaired by David M. Strauss, who was PBGC executive director from 1997 to 2001. Other members include Cheryl Alston, executive director for the $2.7 billion Dallas Employees' Retirement Fund; David S. Blitzstein, a special assistant with the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union; Joyce Mader a partner with law firm O'Donoghue & O'Donoghue; Daralyn Peifer, a retired General Mills Inc. executive; and Harry J. Wilson, chairman and CEO of MAEVA Advisors.
Mr. Salisbury could not be reached for comment.