Board policies

Read the policies and processes that guide the work of the Public Service Pension Board of Trustees.

Many policies guide the work of the Public Service Pension Board of Trustees. Our policy documents are linked below.

Read the board policies

Appeals Process
This document describes how to appeal a decision if you disagree with how BC Pension Corporation has applied the pension plan rules. It also describes the board's responsibilities for reviewing and resolving appeals.
Posted: March 16, 2023

Code of Conduct Policy
This policy describes the duties and obligations of the board as prescribed in law and the joint trust agreement. The Code of Conduct Policy outlines the board's policies about its fiduciary duties and its principles of conflict of interest and confidentiality.
Posted: September 20, 2022

Communication Policy
This policy outlines the board's communication principles and describes how these principles are met through the activities of the board and its agents.
Posted: April 4, 2024

Governance Policy
This policy summarizes the structures and processes that are in place to oversee, manage and administer the plan. These provide for the accountability of decision makers and help ensure that decisions are made by the person or entity with the most appropriate knowledge or skill.
Posted: January 5, 2023

Organization Memberships Policy
The purpose of this policy is to guide Board decisions on obtaining new memberships and evaluating existing memberships.
Posted: October 23, 2018

Pensionable Salary Policy
This policy describes what a plan member's salary is for pension purposes, as well as what is excluded.
Posted: May 16, 2024

Trustee Education Policy
This policy describes the educational resources and annual educational allowance available to trustees for magazines, books and membership in professional associations and for attendance at conferences, courses or other events, subject to board approval.
Posted: January 15, 2024

Trustee Equipment Expense Policy
This policy outlines each trustee's annual allowance for board-related equipment and expenses.
Posted: January 10, 2022

Trustee Recognition Policy
This policy describes the token of recognition that is provided to each trustee leaving the board who has served at least one three-year term.
Posted: January 17, 2019

Trustee Remuneration Policy
This policy describes the eligibility criteria and rates of payment for compensation to trustees.
Posted: April 4, 2024

Trustee Travel Expense Reimbursement Policy
This policy describes the rates for reimbursing trustee travel expenses for work related to BC's Public Service Pension Plan.
Posted: January 15, 2024