DCALTA Committees

Research Committee

- Committee Chair - Serge Boccassini (Northern Trust)​

  • Created to produce research on alternative investments and their impact on defined contribution retirement plans

  • Charged with seeking out potential partner firms, associations and institutes to collaborate on pertinent and groundbreaking research

  • Conduct feasibility on utilizing different quality databases that support our research and other educational materials for the benefit of institutional investors, plan sponsors/participants and other DC stakeholders

  • Developing indices to help support our ongoing research  

Alts Implementation & Operations Committee (Alts I/O)

-Committee Chair - Hayden Gallary (Cambridge Associates)

-Committee Project Coordinator - Stuart Odell (Verus Investments)

  • To educate and inform on the operational considerations of incorporating alternatives in DC plans on a more frequently valued basis

  • Impact of the movement of cash flows and valuation at both the fund and participant level

  • Collect information on the vehicles and structures being implemented currently/under development

  • Discuss ERISA required reporting and operational compliance activities

  • Discuss and explain participant level communications requirements

Public Policy Committee

-Committee Chair - Bob Long (Conversus)

  • Educate regulators and legislators on the benefits of including alternative investments in defined contribution plans

  • Communicate DCALTA`s mission through in-person meetings and response letters to facilitate the inclusion of alternative investments in multi-asset DC portfolios To educate and inform on the operational considerations of incorporating alternatives in DC plans on a more frequently valued basis

  • Collaborate with and support other associations with like-minded initiatives

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