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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
Peter Maurer (l)
TERM: State Representative
(6/30/15)
Suzanna Buriani-DeSantis
TERM: Retired County Representative (6/30/14)
Ronald Winthers
Gubernatorial Appointee
Susanne Culliton
Treasurer's Representative
Thomas Bruno*
TERM: State Representative (6/30/16)
Robert Kelly
(DAG - Legal Advisor)
Division of Law
William O'Brien
TERM: State Representative (6/30/14)
Benjamin “Max” Hurst
TERM: Municipal
(6/30/16)
Leon Flanagan**
TERM: Municipal (6/30/14)
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**
TERM: Retired Teacher - 12/31/16
Susanne Culliton
Treasurer's Representative

Edward G. McCarthy
TERM: Governor Appointment

Erland Nordstrom
TERM: Teacher - 12/31/14
James Joyner*
TERM: 12/31/15
(l) State Investment Council Representative
Paul C. Orihel (a)
TERM: 8/31/15
H. O'Neil Williams
TERM: Governor's Appointment
Robert Kelly
(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 *
TERM: Police Member (11/30/15)
Vacancy
TERM: Governor's Appointment
John Sierchio
TERM: Police Member (6/30/14)
Richard D. Loccke
TERM: Governor's Appointment
Michael Postorino***
Fire Member (6/30/14)
Marty Barrett (l)(a)
TERM: Retiree (12/31/16)
Frank Leake
TERM: Governor's Appointment
Wendy Jamison - Board Secretary - Division of Pensions and Benefits Susanne Culliton
Treasurer's Representative
Timothy Colacci
TERM: Fire Member (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
Major Patrick Callahan*
State Police Appointment 3/1/12
Susanne Culliton
Treasurer's Appointment
Wendy Jamison - Board Secretary - Division of Pensions and Benefits
Jeff Ignatowitz (DAG - Legal Advisor) Lisa Pointer - Assistant Board Secretary - Division of Pensions and Benefits

*Chairperson **Vice-chairperson
   


 
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