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MEMBERS OF THE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES

PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM
BOARD OF TRUSTEES

PERS Board Election Information

Nine Member Board: 6 Elected, 2 Gubernatorial Appointments, 1 Treasurer's Appointment
Carey Brown
State Representative
Term: 7/1/15 – 6/30/18
Tracy Smith
County Representative
Term: 7/1/15 – 6/30/17 (unexpired term)
Ronald Winthers
Gubernatorial Appointee
Susanne Culliton
Treasurer's Representative
Thomas Bruno*
State Representative
Term: 7/1/13-6/30/16
Robert Kelly
DAG - Legal Advisor
Division of Law
William O'Brien**
State Representative
Term: 7/1/14-6/30/17
Benjamin “Max” Hurst (l)
Municipal
Term: 7/1/13-6/30/16
Brian Currie
Municipal Representative
Term: 7/1/14-6/30/17
Hank Schwedes - Board Secretary
Division of Pensions and Benefits
Jackie Bussanich - Asst. Board Secretary - Division of Pensions and Benefits Edward Thomson III (Ned) (a)
Gubernatorial Appointee

  *Chairperson (l) State Investment Council Representative
  **Vice-chairperson (a) Actuarial Selection Committee Representative



TEACHERS' PENSION AND ANNUITY FUND
BOARD OF TRUSTEES

TPAF Board Election Information

Seven Member Board: 3 Teachers; 2 Governor Appointments; 1 Elected by the Board; 1 Treasurer Appointment
Martha Liebman**
Retired Teacher
Term: 12/31/16
Susanne Culliton
Treasurer's Representative

Edward G. McCarthy
Governor Appointment

Howard Lipoff
Teacher
TERM: 12/31/17
James Joyner*
(l) State Investment Council Representative
Term: 6/30/17
Paul C. Orihel (a)
TERM: 8/31/15
Vacancy
TERM: Governor's Appointment
Jeff Ignatowitz
(DAG - Legal Advisor)
MaryEllen Rathbun
Board Secretary
Division of Pensions and Benefits
Jackie Bussanich, Assistant Board Secretary
Division of Pensions and Benefits

*Chairperson (l) State Investment Council Representative
**Vice-chairperson (a) Actuarial Selection Committee Member



POLICE AND FIREMEN'S RETIREMENT SYSTEM
BOARD OF TRUSTEES

PFRS Board Election Information

Eleven Member Board: 2 Policemen; 2 Fireman; 1 Retiree; 5 Governor's Appointments; 1 Treasurer's Appointment
Wayne Hall
Police Member
Term: 11/30/15
Vacancy
TERM: Governor's Appointment
Keith Bennett**
Police Member
TERM: Police Member (6/30/18)
Richard D. Loccke
Governor's Appointment
Brady Middlesworth***
Fire Member
Term: 6/30/18
Marty Barrett (l)(a)
Retiree
TERM: 12/31/16
Frank Leake
Governor's Appointment
Wendy Jamison - Board Secretary - Division of Pensions and Benefits Susanne Culliton
Treasurer's Representative
Timothy Colacci*
Fire Member
TERM: 6/30/16
Lisa Pointer - Assistant Board Secretary - Division of Pensions and Benefits Vincent Foti
TERM: Governor's Appointment
Danielle Schimmel
(DAG - Legal Advisor)
Laurel Brennan
TERM: Governor's Appointment
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*Chairperson **1st Vice-chairperson (l) State Investment Council Representative
  ***2nd Vice-chairperson (a) Actuarial Selection Committee Representative



STATE POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM
BOARD OF TRUSTEES

SPRS Board Election Information

Five Member Board: 2 members appointed by Superintendent of State Police; 2 Governor's Appointments; 1 Treasurer's Appointment
vacant
TERM: Governor's Appointment
John K. Sayers
TERM: Governor's Appointment
Lt. Paulette Knutowicz**
State Police Appointment 8/1/13
Lt. Colonel Patrick Callahan*
State Police Appointment 3/1/12
Susanne Culliton
Treasurer's Appointment
Wendy Jamison - Board Secretary - Division of Pensions and Benefits
Joseph Dorfler (DAG - Legal Advisor) Lisa Pointer - Assistant Board Secretary - Division of Pensions and Benefits

*Chairperson **Vice-chairperson
   


 
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