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ERS/JRF Boards of Control

The Employees’ Retirement Board of Control is composed of 13 members who are elected, appointed, or hold office ex officio. The members of the Board 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 and Chair, Honorable Kay Ivey, Governor
Ex Officio & Chair - Hon. Kay Ivey, Governor
 
Ex Officio, Honorable Young J. Boozer, III, State Treasurer Ex Officio - Hon. Young J.Boozer, III, State Treasurer  
Ex Officio, Mr. Kelly Butler, Interim State Finance Director
Ex Officio - Mr. Kelly Butler, Interim State Finance Director
 
Ex Officio and Vice Chair, Mrs. Jackie B. Graham, State Personnel Director
Ex Officio & Vice Chair- Mrs. Jackie B. Graham, State Personnel Director
 
Governor Appointee, Mr. Curtis E. Stewart
Governor Appointee - Mr. Curtis E. Stewart
 
Governor Appointee, Ms. Ellen Leonard
Governor Appointee - Ms. Ellen Leonard
 
Governor Appointee, Mr. John D. Free
Governor Appointee - Mr. John D. Free
 
Retiree State Employee Position, Mr. James H. Rowell Retired State Employee Position - Mr. James H. Rowell 9/30/2018
Retired Local Employee Position, Mr. James Fibbe Retired Local Employee Position - Mr. James Fibbe 9/30/2020
Active State Employee Position, No. 1, Mr. Stephen C. Walkley
Active State Employee Position, No. 1 - Mr. Stephen C. Walkley
9/30/2018
Active State Employee Position, No. 2, Mr. David Bollie
Active State Employee Position, No. 2 - Mr. David Bollie
9/30/2019
 
Active Local Employee Position, No. 1 - vacant
9/30/2018
Active Local Employee Position, No. 2, Mr. Ben Powell
Active Local Employee Position, No. 2 - Mr. Ben Powell
9/30/2019

ERS Board of Control Special Election 

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Due to the untimely death of winning candidate Steve Williams, there will be a special election to fill the Active Local Employee Position #1. The ERS Board of Control special election will begin Wednesday, August 15, and run through Friday, September 14. This election is only for Active Local Members of the Employees’ Retirement System. Email ballots will go out around 8:00 am, August 15, to eligible members who have chosen email as their preferred method of communication from the RSA. Paper ballots will be mailed Tuesday, August 14. Please give the paper ballots 7-10 days to arrive. Paper ballots will have instructions on how to vote online, by mail, or telephone. Sample ballots, candidate biographies, and candidate statements are available below.

ERS Election Manual

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