The Western Ventura County Employer Advisory Council presents its monthly luncheon


August 13, 2014


 "PPCA - What do you need to know now" 

  • The Employer Mandate has been postponed - what else has changed? 
  • California pending Legislation.
  • Should Companies drop coverage and "push" their employees to the Individual Exchange? 
  • What are "Skinny Plans"and "Limited Benefit Plans"?
  • Department of Labor & ERISA Compliance - How to avoid Costly Penalties
  • SB 1446: What are Grand-Mothered Plans, does my plan qualify? 
  • IRS Code Section 6056: new large group reporting form.
  • Discuss critical employer decision making and planning for 2014
  • Should our Company consider partial self-funding? 
  • Major change in the Small Business Tax Credit.



 Ed Eybsen

Ed graduated from Ohio Northern University with a dual major in Accounting and Business Administration. He holds the Registered Health Underwriter designation from the American College and the Chartered Benefit Consultant designation from the NAABC. He taught a course entitled "Managing Employee Benefits Programs" at the UCSB extension in Ventura and currently serves on the board of the West County Employer Advisory Council. Ed managed the Employee Benefits Department for a Ventura County Agency specializing in Employee Benefits before joining Bolton & Company in 1991. Ed has formed an alliance with Colonial Western Insurance Agency devoted exclusively to Employee Benefits Programs. His 30 years in the Insurance Business has given him a strong knowledge base to help his clients design a program of Benefits that is valued by their Employees and cost effective for the Employer.

 Stephanie Berger

Stephanie graduated from California Lutheran University with a major in French and a minor in International Business. She then began her career in insurance where she was instrumental in assisting one of California's Largest General Agencies develop and build their middle market department. After five years she started her own agency and has been dedicated to helping employers in Ventura, Santa Barbara, and Los Angeles Counties provide affordable health care coverage to their employees. She has since partnered with Colonial Western Insurance Agency in Camarillo. Stephanie has received the National Association of Health Underwriters Leading Producers Round Table Award for the last 3 years. She is the Immediate Past President of the Ventura County Association of Health Underwriters and is currently serving the California Association of Health Underwriters as the Vice President of Professional Development.


This event is held at the Courtyard Marriott
600 Esplanade Drive in Oxnard


11:30 a.m. Registration and Networking
12:00 p.m. Program Begins
1:30 p.m. Adjourn

 $25.00 for Lunch

Please indicate if you choose alternate dietary option on reservation form


Mail your check and reservation form by August 8, 2014 to:
Western Ventura County Employer Advisory Council
P.O. Box 52012
Oxnard CA 93031

For payment and registration options follow the link below:

If paying by company check please make sure your name is on the check

 After August 8, 2014 requires $35.00 payment for seminar

EDD, an equal opportunity employer program, is a partner in this event. Auxiliary aids and service are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Requests for services, aids, and/or alternative formats need to be made prior to the event by calling 805-382-8624 (voice). TTY users please call the California Relay Service at 711.

 This presentation is provided for educational and informational purposes only; it does not constitute an endorsement of the curriculum or speakers by the State of California Employment Development Department (EDD) or by the Western Ventura County Employer Advisory Council (EAC). Aside from staff designated to represent EDD, we assume no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the materials provided during this event.


P.O. BOX 52012  OXNARD, CA 93031
TEL (805) 382-8627