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As a Tier One or Tier Two member (except judge members), you contribute 6 percent of your salary, (whether paid by yourself or your employer) into the Individual Account Program (IAP).
Your membership in PERS is portable, meaning that once you become a Tier One or Tier Two member, you remain a member if you later leave one participating employer to work in another qualifying position with another participating employer.
If you are an active Tier One or Tier Two member and you have a "Break in Service," you retain your PERS membership for service before the break, but you begin to accrue OPSRP Pension Program credit for service after returning from the break (with certain exceptions).
oregon.gov /PERS/MEM/section/TierOneTwo.shtml   (346 words)

  Tier One - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tier One is not itself intended to carry paying passengers, but it is envisioned that there will be commercial spinoffs, initially in space tourism.
Tier One's launch aircraft, Scaled Composites model 318, known as White Knight, is designed to take off and land horizontally and attain an altitude of about 15 km, all while carrying the Tier One spacecraft in a parasite aircraft configuration.
Tier One uses a hybrid rocket motor, with solid hydroxyl-terminated polybutadiene (HTPB, or rubber) fuel and liquid nitrous oxide oxidiser.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tier_One   (4696 words)

 Tier 1 carrier - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Many networks incorrectly claim to be a Tier 1 simply due to ignorance of the term, leading to a corruption of meaning in which the vast majority of those claiming to be a Tier 1 network are not.
The issue is further complicated by the non-disclosure agreements which surround almost all Tier 1 level peering; this makes it difficult for carriers to officially confirm or deny the existence of peering, the physical connection of two backbone networks to allow data to flow between them.
Tier 1 networks are often noted for their extremely restrictive peering policies, which are generally regarded as being intended to set the bar for peering so high that no new networks can meet them.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tier_1_carrier   (893 words)

 Tier One Executive Search
Tier One analyzes the company's needs to determine the skill sets required, to understand the organizational relationships, to identify the required work experience, and to note any other characteristics necessary for the successful applicant.
Tier One prepares a written specification that outlines the duties and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications required of the ideal candidate, and the criteria for success.
Tier One contacts all individuals who were helpful during the search, thanking them on behalf of the client.
www.tieronesearch.com /?ref=processes   (314 words)

TIER One's products cover all aspects of automotive electronics systems and components -- including vehicle dynamic control, braking systems, chassis, body, powertrain, communications, occupant safety systems, sensors and semiconductors, etc. Many international, as well as small to medium size companies utilize TIER One's subscription and consulting services in addition to their own research efforts.
TIER One's ability to assess product merit and value is recognized by the industry providing a filter and review process for potential users.
TIER ONE has the expertise and flexibility to conduct a variety of research studies for clients.
www.tierone.com /aboutto.html   (1378 words)

TIER ONE setzt seine Forschung weltweit durch und pflegt seine Kundenbeziehung in Nord Amerika, Europa und Asien Pazifik.
TIER ONE arbeitet mit bekannten Betriebe und anerkannten Analytiker zusammen und damit versichert die qualitative, objektive und aussagekräftige Untersuchung (Auswertung).
TIER ONE ist ein außerordentlich qualifiziertes Unternehmen, das mit neuer Forschungsmethoden, stark technischer Spezialisierung und kooperativer Managementerfahrung bekannt ist.
www.tierone.com /abouttogerman.html   (1203 words)

 Tier One Servicers Honored
McLean, VA – A total of 32 mortgage servicers are being honored for achieving Freddie Mac's Tier One performance rankings for their management of performing and non-performing loans for two or more quarters during 2000.
Tier One servicers also receive special payments tied to the number of days they beat the company's foreclosure timeline requirements.
Tier One servicers have superior results; Tier Four servicers have unacceptable results.
www.freddiemac.com /news/archives2001/tierone.htm   (315 words)

 Tier One
The immediate objective of Tier One was to win the $10 million X-Prize, by being the first to fly a privately-developed, reusable spacecraft over 100 km.
Tier One vehicle consisted of two stages: the White Knight carrier-launch aircraft, and the SpaceShipOne (SS1) spaceplane.
Liquid nitrous oxide (N2O / dinitrogen monoxide / 'laughing gas') was the oxidiser of choice for the Tier One application because it was storable, and self-pressurising to 48 atmospheres at 17 deg C. The combination of HTPB solid fuel and N2O was totally benign and non-toxic.
www.astronautix.com /lvs/tierone.htm   (4173 words)

 TIER: Press Releases   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tier is a vertically-focused consulting firm that provides business and information technology consulting, systems design and integration, transaction processing, business process outsourcing and business process reengineering for its clients primarily in the state and local government, healthcare, insurance and utilities markets.
Tier brings specific industry knowledge, proven delivery capability and proprietary applications to its client relationships.
Tier serves Fortune 1000 companies and government entities and is included in the Russell 3000(R) Index, issued by Frank Russell Company.
www.tier.com /press/details.cfm?ID=169   (303 words)

 Tier One Lean manufacturing Principles
Tier One is a company that evolved from two departments of a larger manufacturer relocating out of state.
About the time that lean project ended in May 2003, Kendro was ready to relocate and the Tier One principals felt they needed to quickly identify and implement a new MRP system and infrastructure for the company they were creating.
“Tier One is a new company and will continue to explore and refine their information and financial requirements in the following months and years,” said Stern.
www.tieronemachining.com /pages/tier1_lean.htm   (1444 words)

 Tier One: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tier One is not itself intended to carry paying passengers, EHandler: no quick summary.
Mojave aerospace ventures (mav) is a company founded by paul allen and burt rutan to handle the commercial spinoffs from the tier one project....
Tier One was initially developed secretly, EHandler: no quick summary.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/t/ti/tier_one.htm   (8610 words)

 Hazardous Materials Response
Tier 1 response is to be used for Hazard and Risk Assessment, or to advise the Incident Commander when it is unclear as to whether a larger number of technicians (Tier 2 or 3) and mitigation resources are necessary.
Tier 2 response is appropriate for short term operations (one entry team), to provide decontamination for firefighters or civilians or when it is uncertain what level of response is necessary.
Tier 4 (multi team response) can be activated by the incident commander in consultation with the Hazmat Team Leader for large scale incidents or when local District Team's resources are exceeded.
www.city.waltham.ma.us /lepcweb/plan/07/7_11metrofire.html   (2123 words)

 Scaled Composites SpaceShipOne - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
SpaceShipOne was developed by Scaled Composites, Burt Rutan's aviation company, in their Tier One program, without government funding.
It was unveiled on Wednesday October 5, 2005 in the Milestones of Flight gallery and is now on display to the public in the main atrium between the Spirit of St. Louis and the Bell X-1.
Flight 18P of SpaceShipOne was a spaceflight in the Tier One program that was anticipated to take place on October 13, 2004.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/SpaceShipOne   (922 words)

 Column: Information Technology Update - Saving the Second Tier - 12/01
Tier-one and OEM prices go up even more, as a result, since their profit margins must reflect their own, higher material costs.
Tier-one firms such as Dana Corp. are outsourcing more manufacturing as they view design, engineering and assembly as their core competencies, and not parts fabrication.
Some tier-one companies want their sub-supplier’s order management, scheduling, and shipping practices to function as if that tier-one firm was its only customer.
www.automfg.com /columns/1201it.html   (883 words)

 Scaled Composites - Tier One / SpaceShipOne Home Page
Mojave, CA: On October 4, 2004, SpaceShipOne rocketed into history, becoming the first private manned spacecraft to exceed an altitude of 328,000 feet twice within the span of a 14 day period, thus claiming the ten million dollar Ansari X-Prize.
Explore this website to learn about the Tier One Project, the world's first privately funded manned space program, including SpaceShipOne and carrier aircraft White Knight.
Go here for the latest news about Tier One.
www.scaled.com /projects/tierone   (227 words)

 Telecom Tier One Network
'Tier One Networks' will have their own national transmission network, based on an extensive switch and fibre optic infrastructure.
'Tier One Networks' provide telecommunication networks that are on a par with BT, yet provide your company with greater cost savings.
ITC Limited has access to most of the 'Tier One Networks' and with our purchasing power; we can provide telephone call tariffs, which are more competitive than if you go directly to the networks.
www.independent-telecom-consultants-uk.co.uk /telecom-tier-one-networks.html   (299 words)

 Tier One Proposal (rev 12/00)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1999, the Tier 1/Partners subcommittee of the Academic and Administrative Technology Committee developed and administered a survey designed to obtain general information and to assess the status quo of the local technology (tier 1) system.
The AATC Tier 1/ Partners subcommittee, after gathering a significant amount of data, concluded that the two-tier technology support program was not operating as intended, primarily due to the lack of a full and consistent implementation of the model.
Additional technology support (Tier I) staff in the units, who are at a lower job level than the lead Technology Specialist, (Technology Specialist I, II and III, and/or IV), will be 100% dedicated to the local technology support function.
www.louisville.edu /provost/aatc/resources/tierone.htm   (1732 words)

 Tier One Technology Partners · News & Events
Tier One Technology Partners is one of four SonicWALL partners invited to present on the latest Continuous Data Protection technology at the SonicWALL Analyst Day in San Jose, California.
Tier One Founder and President, David Shaffer presented to various industry analysts a case study featuring Tier One clients and how they are mange security and risk with SonicWALL products.
The case study is published about Tier One's server upgrade project with one of their valuable clients and the positive financial impact it had on the client's business--helping them grow by 40%.
www.tieroneit.com /news.html   (2142 words)

 Minutes of October 25, 2000 Education Assistance Committee Meeting
A total of $28,918.04 in tier one commitments have been made to six students who will not be eligible to apply for scholarship funds this fiscal year as they are not seniors.
This amount was obtained by subtracting the $20,000 ACAP award, the $43,278.92 in active tier one commitments, and the $57,753.57 in pending tier one commitments from the statutory disbursement maximum of $200,000.
The committee agreed to raise the maximum amount for tier one grants for all applicants approved after the date of the meeting to $6,766 from the current $6,378.
acc.ohio.gov /eamn1000.html   (759 words)

 Which Tier one plane is best xp? - www.ezboard.com
But if you have a group of friends or guildies that you reguarly group with, then you are better off going with a slightly worse exp zone (it should be less crowded).
Tier are the bit more powerful gods like Rallos, Solro, and so on.
The second tier of planes is accessed once you complete the needed tasks in the first level planes.
p199.ezboard.com /fthecrossroadstavern8833frm19.showMessage?topicID=157.topic   (802 words)

 Automation World Article: Best Practices in Tier One Automotive Manufacturing (Departments)
Automotive manufacturers and their Tier One suppliers are moving from manufacturing large batches of identical components to having components delivered in sequence to manufacturing.
Meanwhile, manufacturers have reduced their Tier One supplier base, but outsourced a greater proportion of the vehicle’s value.
So, Tier One suppliers now manufacture complete modules and the module specification is determined by the overall specification of the car.
www.automationworld.com /articles/Departments/803.html   (536 words)

 General Education Requirements   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tier One courses introduce new students to fundamental issues and concepts pertinent to three study areas: Traditions and Cultures, Individuals and Societies, and Natural Sciences.
Students are expected to complete Tier Two requirements by the conclusion of their undergraduate degree.
This requirement may be filled by a designated Tier One or Tier Two course, or by a designated course taken from another area of the university curriculum, as, for example, in the student’s major or minor.
w3.arizona.edu /~uge/gened/nutshell.htm   (683 words)

 Chrysler Group's 'Matchmaker' Achieves Bottom-Line Results For Minority and Tier One Suppliers
Established by Chrysler Group in 2000 as a method to pair minority and Tier One suppliers, "Matchmaker" encourages networking and the development of long-term partnerships.
This program allows minority suppliers to meet Tier One suppliers to determine if there are future business opportunities.
It also helps Tier One suppliers maintain the Chrysler Group mandate of six percent minority supplier content.
www.theautochannel.com /news/2003/09/25/169354.html   (455 words)

 Howstuffworks "How SpaceShipOne Works"
As the team leader, Rutan has committed himself to proving that Tier One is a feasible space program by building a ship that can carry people into sub-orbital space.
Tier One is just one of the programs underway at Scaled.
In just a few years and with fewer than 30 people, the Tier One program has turned out some of the most innovative designs in the industry.
science.howstuffworks.com /spaceshipone8.htm   (469 words)

 Tier One Diagram @ LaunchBase.net (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 2004 it made the first privately-funded human spaceflight and won the Ansari X Prize for the first non-governmental reusable manned spacecraft.
The physical structure of mission control also provides easier access to the White Knight cabin.
SpaceShipOne, because it flies suborbitally, does not need to reach the high speeds of the Space Shuttle (Mach 3 vs. 400 km orbit).
www.launchbase.net /encyclopedia/Tier_One   (3244 words)

 Freddie Mac News Archive:  Freddie Mac Announces Tier One Mortgage Servicers.
McLean, VA – Freddie Mac today announced that 27 single-family mortgage servicers achieved Tier One performance rankings for both their superior investor reporting and default management during the same two or more quarters during 2003.
Servicers are ranked in four tiers ranging from Tier One (superior results) to Tier Four (unacceptable results) based on their investor reporting and default management.
Servicers who achieve an overall top Tier One rating for at least two quarters in a year receive a number of benefits, including fee waivers, financial rewards and national recognition.
www.freddiemac.com /news/archives/servicing/2004/tierone_021804.html   (422 words)

 WAG Report: UTD Has Potential To Achieve‘Tier One’Research Status, But It Will Take At Least 10 Years And ...
The goal was to develop analyses and plans for improving eight of the system’s nine academic institutions – all except U. Austin, which already is ranked among the nation’s top 100 research institutions – and for raising their national standings in both research and education.
UTD President Dr. Franklyn Jenifer said he and other university officials were "delighted that a consultancy as prestigious as the Washington Advisory Group had agreed with their conclusion that UTD had unmistakable Tier One potential.
The report also said UTD was “fortunate that it has been given a five-year fundraising head start in its march toward Tier 1 status” with its Engineering and Science Research Enhancement Initiative, commonly known as Project Emmitt.
www.utdallas.edu /news/archive/2004/2004wagreport.htm   (971 words)

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