International Foundation Honors Dallas Salisbury With 2012 Public Service Award
Brookfield, Wisconsin —The International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans
honored Dallas Salisbury
, president and chief executive officer of the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI), with this year’s Public Service Award at the Washington Legislative Update conference in Washington, D.C.
“Dallas is a substantive contributor to the field of employee benefits on every level,” said Richard Lyall, International Foundation president and chair of the board who presented the award. “He is the foremost thought-leader in this highly complicated industry. He is universally respected by those in the field, as well as those in the most prestigious offices.”
Mr. Salisbury joined EBRI at its founding in 1978. Prior to joining EBRI, he held positions with the Washington State Legislature, the U.S. Department of Justice, the Employee Benefits Security Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC).
Mr. Salisbury is currently a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission 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. He is a fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources and a member of the board of the NAHR Foundation. He has served on the Secretary of Labor’s ERISA Advisory Council, the presidentially appointed PBGC Advisory Committee, Board of Directors of the Society for Human Resource Management, the U.S. Advisory Panel on Medicare Education, the Board of Directors of the National Academy of Social Insurance, and numerous other commissions and advisory groups.
Mr. Salisbury has written and lectured extensively on health, savings, retirement and workforce topics, and has been a frequent speaker at International Foundation conferences since 1975. He serves on the International Foundation’s Government Liaison Committee.
The annual Public Service Award is presented at the Washington Legislative Update in May in recognition of an individual’s outstanding contribution to and concern for the benefit of others through support and advancement of employee benefit programs.
The International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans is a member-driven organization with five decades of experience as a leading objective source of employee benefits, compensation and financial literacy education and information within the American and Canadian workplace. The Foundation’s expertise is industry wide; and it offers resources that include Foundation staff, training, conferences and research on topics critical to assisting its 35,000 multiemployer, corporate and public sector members respond to trends affecting the well-being of more than 25 million lives in North America. For additional information, visit www.ifebp.org.