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The Retirement Systems of Alabama

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TRS/PEEHIP Board of Control

The Teachers' Retirement System and Public Education Employees' Health Insurance Plan Boards of Control are composed of 15 members who are elected or hold office ex officio. The members of the boards are the trustees of the retirement funds and are responsible for the management and administration of the retirement system.

  Board Members by Position Term Expires
Ex Officio - Dr. Ed Richardson, Interim Superintendent of Education  
Ex Officio - Hon. Young Boozer, State Treasurer  
Ex Officio - Hon. Clinton Carter, State Finance Director  
Superintendent Position & Chair - Mr. Luke Hallmark 6/30/2020
Teacher Position, No. 2 & Vice Chair - Mr. John R. Whaley 6/30/2019

Retired Position, No. 1 - Ms. Peggy Mobley

Retired Position, No. 2 - Mr. Joe Ward 6/30/2020
Principal Position - Mr. Richard "Dickie" Brown 6/30/2018
Postsecondary Position - Dr. Susan Williams Brown 6/30/2019
Higher Education Position, No. 1 - Dr. Joseph G. Van Matre 6/30/2019
Higher Education Position, No. 2 - Dr. Donald L. Large, Jr. 6/30/2018
Teacher Position, No. 1 - Dr. Cathy McNeal 6/30/2019
Teacher Position, No. 3 - Ms. Charlene McCoy 6/30/2018
Support Personnel Position, No. 1 - Mrs. Susan Lockridge 6/30/2019
Support Personnel Position, No. 2 - Mr. Russell Twilley 6/30/2018


Voting Information TRS Board Positions

Four positions on the TRS/PEEHIP Board of Control are currently up for election: Teacher Position No. 3, Support Personnel Position No. 2, Principal Position, and Higher Education Position No. 2. These positions are currently held by Charlene McCoy, Russell Twilley, Dickie Brown, and Don Large, respectfully. Read all the candidates’ bios below. Because Charlene McCoy was the only candidate for Teacher Position No. 3, she will retain her position on the Board.

Elected members will begin their three-year term of service on July 1, 2018. Voting for this election has ended. Results will be posted on this page after December 5, 2017.

Sample Ballots

Candidate Biographies

Candidate Statements

TRS Election Manual

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