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Title:Teachers' Retirement System, Board of Trustees
Contact Name:Richard Ingram
Contact Title:Executive Director
Contact Comments:Tammy Green, Executive Assistant 217.814.2087
Function:The Board administers Teachers’ Retirement System that provides retirement annuities and other benefits for teachers and beneficiaries.
Term:4 years
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Party Affiliation:N/A
Qualifications:Residents and taxpayers in territory covered by system who are interested in public school welfare and experienced and competent in financial and business management – can be resident of Cook County, but not the City of Chicago
Composition:13 trustees: - 6 trustees appointed by the Governor, who are not members of the system, who shall not hold an elected state office; - 4 trustees who are active participants, who are teachers, elected by active participants who are teachers; and - 2 annuitant trustees elected by annuitants; - Superintendent of Education.
Chair:Superintendent of Education
Authority:40 ILCS 5/16‑163

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Ayala, Dr. CarmenStatutePresident, SuperintendentNone
Bailey, Mark7/14/20217/15/2013StatuteMember, TeacherCook
Belcoff, Norma7/13/20226/21/2019GovernorMemberMadison
Bruce, Devon7/14/20204/2/2019GovernorMemberLake
Hirshman, Andrew7/14/20197/15/2015StatuteMember, TeacherCook
Hunt, Matthew7/13/20226/21/2019GovernorMemberWill
Klickna, Cinda7/14/20192/20/2003StatuteVice PresidentSangamon
Mena, Maureen7/14/20224/2/2019GovernorMemberWill
Miller, David7/14/20208/9/2019GovernorMemberCook
Pearl, Laura7/14/20208/26/2016GovernorMemberDuPage
Peronto, Fred7/14/20217/15/2017StatuteMember, TeacherCook
Pfeiffer, Larry7/14/20217/15/2017StatuteMember, AnnuitantDuPage
Winter, Dan7/14/20197/15/2015StatuteMember, AnnuitantMacon