About Us

Established in 1948, Employee Benefit Planning Association (EBPA) is a non-profit educational organization providing support and professional development opportunities to members and all those engaged in employee benefits by serving as a forum for the exchange of knowledge, information and ideas. 


Here are just some of the advantages of your EBPA membership:

  • Industry specific educational and professional opportunities

  • Continuing Education Credits

  • Discounted Fees for all meetings and events 

  • Networking opportunities with other employee benefit professionals

  • Educational opportunities specific to our industry

  • Dedicated website, including a Members Only section to further assist your networking efforts

  • Professional management staff to respond to your questions

  • Annual Golf Tournament

  • Speaker Opportunities

  • Sponsorship Opportunities


Membership of the Association is comprised of representatives from all areas of Employee Benefits, including, but not limited to:

  • Brokers/Consultants

  • Carrier Representatives

  • Third Party Administrators

  • Benefit Communication Specialists

  • Benefits Attorneys

  • Plan Sponsors/Employers

In order to maintain a high degree of professionalism in the EBPA, prospective members must have their application approved by the current Board of Directors. Once approved, members receive announcements of upcoming activities, access to the official online ebpa directory and the opportunity to attend the meetings at a discounted rate.

Members are encouraged to participate by sharing ideas or volunteering time to serve on special committees initiated by the Board. Those who are energetic and show interest in serving on the Board may be approached by the nominating committee to become a Board member. Annual elections are held each May.

Our Committees:

  • Programs Committee (Employee Benefits Summit, Golf Scamble)

  • Membership Committee

  • Mentor/Young Professionals Committee

  • Industry Collaboration - LAAHU, CAAHU, OCEBS, CEBS

  • Sponsorship Committee