Retirement Plan for Canadian Employees

The SDACC Retirement Department offers prompt, professional, and courteous service to Plan members and retirees by providing them with the information they require when planning for retirement and living in retirement. We are committed to prudently managing the assets of the Plan to ensure long-term sustainability of the members’ benefits and to administer these benefits with impartiality.



Marilyn Pazitka
Ext. 2071

General Inquiries

(905) 433-0011
(800) 263-7868

Retirement Specialist / Quality Assurance

Charisma Hodgins
Ext. 2070

Retirement Payroll Clerk

Aileen Pornillosa
Ext. 2082


Elizabete Belz
Ext. 2085

Available Departmental Resources

Notable News

Current Issue
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Retiree Newsletters:

Living in Retirement and Reflections

Retiree - Direct Deposit Forms:

Authorization Agreement for Direct Deposit of retiree pension.

Retiree - Tax Forms:

Member - Beneficiary Forms:

Designation Of Beneficiary For Pre-Retirement Death Benefits. Please mail the completed form to the Retirement Department, 1148 King St. E., Oshawa, ON L1H 1H8

Member - Retirement Benefits Application:

  • Retirement Benefits - Application
    PDF Fillable Form. Must be viewed with Adobe Reader or Acrobat to work correctly. Please do not view in browser. Please complete and return by mail (not fax) to your employer or the Retirement Office as indicated in the instructions at the top of the form.
  • Retirement Benefits - Spousal Declaration
    PDF Fillable Form. Complete this form in its entirety including checking one of the boxes in the Certification Regarding Assignment of Pension section. Ensure that you sign it in front of a witness who is 18 years old or older and is not your spouse or named beneficiary. Return it to your employer with your retirement application.

Active Member - Retirement Planner:

  • Getting to Know the Retirement Planner!
    A guide to using the Retirement Planner
  • Retirement Planner
    This confidential, powerful, online tool will help you estimate your potential retirement income and access your Annual Retirement Statement. In order to access this tool, you will need your Employee Number and a PIN. If you have misplaced your Employee Number, please call the SDA Retirement Department at (905) 433-0011. If you have forgotten your PIN, please follow the link on the home page. (External Link)

Planning for Retirement Newsletter:

A newsletter for the Seventh-day Adventist Church Retirement Plan for Canadian Employees members. This series of newsletters is designed to provide general information about everything retirement.

Intro to Retirement Plan effective January 1, 2006:

A set of six newsletters for the Seventh-day Adventist Church Retirement Plan for Canadian Employees members introducing your new Pension and Post-Retirement Benefits Program.

Planning for Retirement Booklet:

A summary of the Seventh-day Adventist Church Retirement Plan for Canadian Employees Pension and Post-Retirement Benefits Program.
  • Current Plan
    For employees who have had Church employment after January 1, 2006
  • MVG Insert to Booklet
    Additional information for employees who had 20 years of service credit January 1, 2006
  • Previous Plan
    For employees who terminated Church employment before January 1, 2006