Summary Plan Description (Revised January 1, 2012)

Administrative Information

A. Plan Name The plan is known as the Carpenters Retirement Plan of Western Washington.
B. Name, Address and Telephone Numbers of the Joint Board of Trustees

The plan is sponsored by a joint labor-management board of trustees. The Board's name, address and telephone number are:

Board of Trustees
Carpenters Trusts of Western Washington
2200 Sixth Avenue, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 441-6514 Seattle Area
(800) 552-0635 Nationwide

A list of Trustees is here.

You and your beneficiary may obtain a complete list of the employer and employee organizations sponsoring the plan by written request to the Trustees. You may also examine this information at the Trust Office or your Local Union Office upon ten days advance written request. The Trustees may impose a reasonable charge to cover the cost of furnishing these lists and
you may wish to ask the amount of the charges before requesting copies.

C. Identification Number The Internal Revenue Service employer identification number assigned to this plan is 91-6029051. In accordance with IRS instructions, the Trustees have assigned this plan the identification
number of 001.
D. Type of Plan The Carpenters Retirement Plan of Western Washington is a defined benefit plan that provides benefits upon retirement, disability retirement and preretirement death benefits.
E. Type of Administration The plan is administered by a joint labor-management board of trustees with the assistance of a salaried administrative agent.
F. Name, Address and Telephone Numbers of the Salaried Administrator Randy Parker
Carpenters Trusts of Western Washington
2200 Sixth Avenue, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 441-6514 Seattle Area
(800) 552-0635 Nationwide
G. Description of Collective Bargaining Agreements The plan is maintained according to the terms of collective bargaining agreements. You and your beneficiary may obtain a copy of an agreement by writing to the Trustees. You may also examine an agreement at the Trust Office or your Local Union Office upon ten days advance written notice. The Trustees may impose a reasonable charge to cover the cost of furnishing an agreement and you may wish to ask the amount of the charges before requesting copies.
H. Eligibility and Benefits

You are entitled to participate in this plan if you work under a collective bargaining agreement described in item G, and if your employer is required to make contributions to the Trust Fund on
your behalf.

The eligibility rules which determine who is entitled to participate are here. The suspension rules are here. Copies of these booklets are available from the Trust Office at the address in item B, or your Local Union Office. There is no charge for them.

I. Source of Contributions The Carpenters Retirement Plan of Western Washington is funded by employer contributions. The contribution amount is specified in the collective bargaining agreements described in item G.
J. Entities Used For Accumulation of Assets and Payment of Benefits Contributions paid into the plan to obtain benefits are received and held in trust by the Board of Trustees, pending payment of retirement benefits and administrative expenses.
K. Plan Year January 1 through December 31.
L. Agent For Legal Process

Randy Parker
Carpenters Trusts of Western Washington
2200 Sixth Avenue, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 441-6514 Seattle Area
(800) 552-0635 Nationwide

Service for legal process may also be made on each member of the Board of Trustees.

M. Plan Actuary Michael R. Clark
Rael & Letson
378 Vintage Park Drive
Foster City, CA 94404-4814
(650) 341-3311