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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. Eric Mackey, State Superintendent of Education Ex Officio - Dr. Eric Mackey, State Superintendent of Education  
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  
Superintendent Position and Chair, Mr. Luke Hallmark Superintendent Position & Chair - Mr. Luke Hallmark 6/30/2020
Teacher Position, No. 2 and Vice Chair, Mr. John R. Whaley Teacher Position, No. 2 & Vice Chair - Mr. John R. Whaley 6/30/2019
Retired Position, No. 1, Ms. Peggy Mobley  

Retired Position, No. 1 - Ms. Peggy Mobley

Retired Position, No. 2, Mr. Joe Ward Retired Position, No. 2 - Mr. Joe Ward 6/30/2020
Principal Position, Mr. Richard Principal Position - Mr. Richard "Dickie" Brown 6/30/2021
Postsecondary Position, Dr. Susan Williams Brown Postsecondary Position - Dr. Susan Williams Brown 6/30/2019
Higher Education Position, No. 1, Dr. Joseph G. Van Matre Higher Education Position, No. 1 - Dr. Joseph G. Van Matre 6/30/2019
Higher Education Position, No. 2, Ms. Kelli D. Shomaker Higher Education Position, No. 2 - Ms. Kelli D. Shomaker 6/30/2021
Teacher Position, No. 1, Dr. Cathy McNeal Teacher Position, No. 1 - Dr. Cathy McNeal 6/30/2019
Teacher Position, No. 3, Ms. Charlene McCoy Teacher Position, No. 3 - Ms. Charlene McCoy 6/30/2021
Support Personnel Position, No. 1, Mrs. Susan Lockridge Support Personnel Position, No. 1 - Mrs. Susan Lockridge 6/30/2019
Support Personnel Position, No. 2, Mr. Russell Twilley Support Personnel Position, No. 2 - Mr. Russell Twilley 6/30/2021


TRS Board of Control Election Information

Candidates are being sought for six positions on the TRS Board of Control: Teacher Position No. 1, Teacher Position No. 2, Support Personnel Position No. 1, Retired Position No. 1, Postsecondary Position, and Higher Education Position No. 1. Elected members will begin their three-year term of service on July 1, 2019. Teacher Position No. 1 is currently held by Cathy McNeal; Teacher Position No. 2 by Ricky Whaley; Support Personnel Position No. 1 by Susan Lockridge; Retired Position No. 1 by Peggy Mobley; Postsecondary Position by Susan Williams Brown; and Higher Education Position No. 2 by Joseph Van Matre. The election will take place this October. Nomination packets are available below or by contacting the Elections Coordinator at 334.517.7192 or 877.517.0020. The completed packet must be returned to the TRS office no later than 4:00 p.m., September 7, 2018. 

Nomination documents for active positions

Nomination documents for retired positions

TRS Election Manual

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