ASPPA Names Government Affairs Director

Ronald J. Triche will join the government affairs team of the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA) on April 22.
In his role as director of government affairs, Triche will manage the ASPPA government affairs committee and develop regulatory comments through a committee process, draft summaries of agency guidance and present ASPPA’s position to agencies such as the Department of Labor, the Internal Revenue Service, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation and the Securities and Exchange Commission. Triche will also serve as in-house assistant general counsel to ASPPA.

Triche brings more than 12 years of regulatory experience to his new role as assistant general counsel and director of government affairs. He was previously at Trucker Huss as a retirement plan benefits attorney practicing in employee retirement income security act (ERISA) and qualified plans. Before that, he practiced in New Orleans. 

While at Trucker Huss, Triche focused on all legal aspects of qualified retirement plans, 401(k) and 403(b) plans, and multiemployer and Taft-Hartley plans. He helped clients with administrative issues; various plan qualification matters; Qualified Domestic Relations Order reviews; Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 issues; and preparation of plan documents, Summary Plan Descriptions and plan amendments.