National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems

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Cassandra Smoot, CMP

Senior Director of Operations

Cassandra Smoot joined NCPERS as the Director of Programs and Research, bringing with her over five years of program and event planning experience. Prior to joining NCPERS, Cassandra served as the Education Program Manager for the American Pharmacists Association, where she managed the educational content for their Annual Meeting and other continuing education programs.

In 2013, Cassandra was promoted to Senior Director of Operations. In her new role, she has direct responsibility over all NCPERS educational programs and assists the Executive Director with the day to day operations of NCPERS. Cassandra is also a trustee on the NCPERS Defined Benefit Plan.

Cassandra earned her bachelor's degree in social work from The Catholic University of America and her master's degree in organizational management from The George Washington University. She is also a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) and Digital Event Strategist (DES).

Phone: 202-601-2447

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