PSERS Board of Trustees

Composition - 9 members:

▪ 3 ex-officio members

   State Auditor
   State Treasurer
   Department of Administrative Services Commissioner
▪ 1 members appointed by the Governor

▪ 1 member elected by the other Trustees who has had at least 10 years experience in investments. This    trustee cannot be a current or former member of ERS. [OCGA 47-2-21]

▪ 2 members elected by the other Trustees who have had at least five years of ERS membership

▪ 2 members appointed by the governor

Four years. [OCGA 47-4-22]

Officers: Officers shall be the same as the officers of ERS. [Chair and Vice-Chair elected annually per ERS statute and Bylaws] [OCGA 47-2-21]

Meetings: Annual meeting on third Thursday in April at 11:00 A.M. at ERSGA office. [Bylaws] See the ERSGA calendar for meeting dates. View/print the latest Board Meeting Agenda and Secretary's Report.

Quorum: Five members in attendance are required by law. [OCGA 47-2-21 (f)]

Votes: Four votes are required for a decision of the Board. [OCGA 47-2-21 (f)]

Investment Committee: At least four members appointed by Chair, plus Executive Secretary who is a non-voting member. Three voting members are a quorum and three votes required. Committee elects its Chair. [Bylaws]


Steven N. McCoy Steven N. McCoy
Board Chair
Ex-officio member as State Treasurer
November 1, 2011 - Indefinite
Sid Johnson Sid Johnson
Board Vice Chair
Ex-officio member as Commissioner of the Department of Administrative Services
July 1, 2012 - Indefinite
Harold Reheis Harold Reheis
5 years of ERS membership; appointed by the trustees
Retired Member of ERS
May 27, 2008 - June 30, 2016
Frank F. Thach, Jr. Frank F. Thach, Jr.
5 years ERS membership; appointed by the trustees
Retired member of ERS
December 17, 2009 - June 30, 2014
Lonice Barrett Lonice Barrett
Appointed by the Governor
January 5, 2012 - June 30, 2015
Greg Griffin
Greg Griffin
Ex-officio member as State Auditor
July 1, 2012 - Indefinite
Eli P. Niepoky Eli P. Niepoky
10 years of investment experience; appointed by the trustees
February 20, 2014 – June 30, 2017
Samuel Kellett Samuel Kellett
Appointed by the Governor
Term ends June 30, 2008

J. Sammons Pearson J. Sammons Pearson
Appointed by the Governor
Term ends June 30, 2010


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