National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems

The Voice for Public Pensions

Dale Robert Chase, First Vice President

Howard County, Maryland

Dale Chase serves on the NCPERS executive board as the first vice president. He was first elected to the NCPERS executive board in 2012.
Chase currently serves as a trustee on the Howard County Retirement Board, the retirement plan for 386 different employment classifications serving the citizens of Howard County, Maryland. The Howard County Retirement Board provides retirement, disability, survivor, and healthcare benefits to 2,524 beneficiaries, of which 1,692 are active employees, and has more than $770 million in assets under management in a master trust together with Howard County Police and Fire employees. He was the labor representative appointed to serve on the Howard County GASB 45 Task Force. He serves on numerous subcommittees as appointed. Chase was first appointed a trustee on the Howard County Retirement Board in 1995. He also serves on the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) International Pension Advisory Board.
Chase has served as a master electrician since 1985.
Since 1994, Chase has served as the president of AFSCME Local 3085, Howard County, Maryland, Public Service Employees. He is currently the statewide president of AFSCME Council 67, representing well over 30,000 members in 21 separate political jurisdictions, including Baltimore City, throughout the state of Maryland.


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