June 8, 2011

On June 8th, 2011 NASI celebrated 25 years!

On Wednesday, June 8, 2011, the National Academy of Social Insurance celebrated its 25thanniversary by honoring five distinguished leaders in the field of social insurance. (For a full profile of each honoree, please click on their names below.) Over 250 colleagues and leaders gathered to celebrate the significant and ongoing accomplishments of these distinguished honorees, as well as the strides that NASI has made and will continue to make to promote better understanding of social insurance.

Disability Policy
Marty Ford, Director, Public Policy Office, The Arc of the United States

Health Policy
Sheila P. Burke, Faculty Member, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Social Security
Virginia P. Reno, Vice President for Income Security, National Academy of Social Insurance

Unemployment Insurance
Wayne Vroman, Economist, The Urban Institute

Workers’ Compensation
James N. Ellenberger, President, AFL-CIO Retirees Association

Watch the 25thanniversary celebration video below to learn more about NASI’s founding, accomplishments, and unique role as the primary convener of top experts in the interdisciplinary field social insurance. The video features a number NASI founders, members, policymakers, educators, public servants, and other leaders reflecting on the role of social insurance, NASI’s accomplishments over the past 25 years and our shared vision for the future.

The event program is available for download below.