Who May Join?

RPEN members include former employees of cities, counties, the state, school districts, police and fire service, and other local government employers in Nevada. Certain active public employees are also eligible to join RPEN.

Individual retirees may join RPEN if they are:

  • Receiving a retirement, disability, or survivor allowance from the Nevada Public Employees' Retirement System.
  • Any employee of a public agency covered by Nevada PERS who is vested or age 50 or older.
  • The spouse of a person described above.
  • The surviving spouse of a deceased RPEN member, even though such surviving spouse receives no survivor allowance from PERS.

Associate membership may be awarded to persons who are not otherwise eligible for RPEN membership.