2017 Board of Trustees Election Results
LASERS is pleased to announce the results of the 2017 Board of Trustees election.
Four Trustees were elected to serve four-year terms on the LASERS governing Board. Almost 11,000 active and retiree members voted by mail, telephone, and Internet in this year’s election. Election results were certified by the Board of Trustees at its November 16 meeting.
The three active member incumbents were re-elected: Beverly Hodges, Undersecretary of the Department of Natural Resources; Janice Lansing, Chief Financial Officer of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority; and Lori Pierce, State Treasury Investment Officer with the Department of the Treasury.
Barbara M. McManus, retired from the Office of Family Support, Department of Social Services, was elected by our retirees. She had previously served as a Trustee on the LASERS Board.
The 13-member policy-making Board has fiduciary oversight over LASERS. Members include six elected by active members, three elected by retired members, and four ex officio members including the State Treasurer, member of the House Committee on Retirement appointed by the Speaker of the House, the Chair of the Senate Committee on Retirement, and the Commissioner of Administration.
Congratulations to our newly elected Trustees. The new Board Members will be sworn in prior to the January 25, 2018 regular meeting. The next Board of Trustees election will be in 2019.