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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Contact: Office of Communications
Tel: (202) 606-2402

OPM Director Cabaniss Visits Boyers Site

BOYERS, Pa. – The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Director Dale Cabaniss visited OPM employees in Boyers, Pa., marking her first visit to meet OPM employees outside the Washington, D.C., area during her first four months as Director of OPM.

Director Cabaniss had prioritized meeting OPM’s Retirement Services staff and getting a firsthand look at their field operations.

The Chief of Staff and District Director for Congressman Mike Kelly, 16th Congressional District of Pennsylvania, accompanied Director Cabaniss on the visit.

The Boyers location houses OPM employees who manage retirement services on behalf of Federal retirees and their survivors, as well as facilities, human resources, and IT professionals that support OPM’s Retirement Services team. Director Cabaniss also met with members of the local employee union.

QUOTES

“I was truly impressed by the overwhelming sense of dedication and community shown by our OPM employees in Boyers. These public servants work tirelessly every day to support their fellow Americans. I thank them for their commitment to OPM’s efforts to efficiently manage retirement benefits for Federal retirees and their families.”    

OPM Director Dale Cabaniss

“I want to thank Director Dale Cabaniss for her visit to Butler County and prioritizing OPM’s facility at Boyers.  I was proud to showcase the excellent work of Western Pennsylvania’s dedicated public servants. Director Cabaniss is committed to the workforce at Boyers, as well as modernizing our IT infrastructure so our federal employees can better serve retirees and their families. I look forward to working with her as she builds upon the great work that is taking place in western Pennsylvania.”

Congressman Mike Kelly 

 

FAST FACTS

-          Approximately 630 Retirement Services employees serve in the Boyers and Butler, Pa. areas.

-          OPM serves about 2.7 million annuitants and survivors.

-          In FY18, RS processed 114,151 retirement claims.

-          In FY18, RS assisted 4,036,540 customers online.

 

RELEVANT LINKS

-          (Website) Retirement resources for Federal Employees

-          (Website) Retirement resources for retirees or family members

-          (Website) Retirement resources for new/prospective employees

 

PHOTOS/GRAPHICS

Photos of the visit available to media upon request.

 

BACKGROUND

OPM’s Retirement Services (RS) is responsible for the government-wide administration of retirement benefits and services for Federal employees, retirees, and their families. These benefits and services offer employees the opportunity to effectively plan and manage their retirement. RS administers the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and the Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS), serving 2.7 million Federal retirees and survivors who receive monthly annuity payments. RS always strives to provide timely and responsive services and information to retirees and their families.

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OPM leads and serves the Federal Government in enterprise human resources management by delivering policies and services to achieve a trusted, effective civilian workforce. By Empowering Excellence in Government through Great People, we provide leadership and support to U.S. agencies on issues including human resources policy and oversight, background investigations, federal employee benefits, retirement services, guidance on labor-management relations, and programs to improve workforce performance. For more information, visit OPM.gov or follow OPM on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn.


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