Other Post Employment Benefits Board of Trustees

Regular Meetings

  • OPEB meetings are normally held in the Managers Conference Room, located on the 2nd floor of the Government Center.

    Government Center
    87 Reads Way
    Managers Conference Room, Second Floor
    New Castle, DE 19720

Upcoming meeting dates

  • January 25, 2024 - 1:00 p.m. 

To attend via Zoom:


Meeting ID: 882 2779 4050

Passcode: 351506

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings will be held at 1:00 p.m. in the Manager’s Conference Room at the New Castle County Government Center. Schedule subject to change. Additional meetings may be scheduled as needed.


Minutes are posted here following approval.

View archived OPEB meeting minutes.


Agendas are available prior to the meetings.  Agenda specifics are subject to change up to three days prior to the meeting.

View archived OPEB meeting agendas.

Annual Reports

About the Board

The Other Post Employment Benefits (OPEB) Board of Trustees oversees the management of the healthcare trust fund for New Castle County retirees.

Board Members

* Vanessa S. Phillips - Chairperson 

* Jacqueline Jenkins - Administrator

* Michael Smith - Treasurer

* John J. Gysling - Trustee

* Karen Brown - Trustee

* Karen V. Smalls - Trustee

Bylaws and Establishing Ordinance

OPEB Bylaws (adopted April 23, 2009; Amended October 25, 2018) (PDF)

Ordinance 08-068 establishing OPEB (PDF)