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.

Dr. Eric Mackey,
State Superintendent of Education

Ex Officio
Dr. Eric Mackey,
State Superintendent of Education

Ex Officio

Hon. Young Boozer,
State Treasurer

Ex Officio
Hon. Young Boozer,
State Treasurer

Ex Officio

Mr. Bill Poole,
State Finance Director

Ex Officio
Mr. Bill Poole,
State Finance Director

Ex Officio

Mr. Luke Hallmark

Superintendent Position & Chair

Term Expires: 6/30/2023
Mr. Luke Hallmark

Superintendent Position & Chair

Term Expires: 6/30/2023
Mr. John R. Whaley

Teacher Position, No. 2 & Vice Chair

Term Expires: 6/30/2025
Mr. John R. Whaley

Teacher Position, No. 2 & Vice Chair

Term Expires: 6/30/2025
Ms. Peggy Mobley

Retired Position, No. 1

Term Expires: 6/30/2025
Ms. Peggy Mobley

Retired Position, No. 1

Term Expires: 6/30/2025
Ms. Anita Gibson

Retired Position, No. 2

Term Expires: 6/30/2023
Ms. Anita Gibson

Retired Position, No. 2

Term Expires: 6/30/2023
Mr. Thomas E. Jones

Principal Position

Term Expires: 6/30/2024
Mr. Thomas E. Jones

Principal Position

Term Expires: 6/30/2024
Dr. Susan Williams Brown

Postsecondary Position

Term Expires: 6/30/2025
Dr. Susan Williams Brown

Postsecondary Position

Term Expires: 6/30/2025
Dr. William A. Walsh

Higher Education Position, No. 1

Term Expires: 6/30/2025
Dr. William A. Walsh

Higher Education Position, No. 1

Term Expires: 6/30/2025
Ms. Kelli D. Shomaker

Higher Education Position, No. 2

Term Expires: 6/30/2024
Ms. Kelli D. Shomaker

Higher Education Position, No. 2

Term Expires: 6/30/2024
Ms. Amanda Miller

Teacher Position, No. 1

Term Expires: 6/30/2025
Ms. Amanda Miller

Teacher Position, No. 1

Term Expires: 6/30/2025
Ms. Mary Beth Tate

Teacher Position, No. 3

Term Expires: 6/30/2024
Ms. Mary Beth Tate

Teacher Position, No. 3

Term Expires: 6/30/2024
Mrs. Susan Lockridge

Support Personnel Position, No. 1

Term Expires: 6/30/2025
Mrs. Susan Lockridge

Support Personnel Position, No. 1

Term Expires: 6/30/2025
Ms. Amy Knight Fowler

Support Personnel Position, No. 2

Term Expires: 6/30/2024
Ms. Amy Knight Fowler

Support Personnel Position, No. 2

Term Expires: 6/30/2024

Make Your Vote Count!

Ballots for the Teachers’ Retirement System (TRS) Board of Control regular election were mailed on January 3, 2023, and must be returned to YesElections no later than 4:00 p.m., February 15, 2023. This election is for the Retired Position No. 2 held by Anita Gibson. The elected member will begin their three-year term of service on July 1, 2023.

Elected members to the TRS/PEEHIP Board will only be elected by members from the same category of the retirement system. To be eligible to vote for the Retired Position No. 2, you must be a former active member of the TRS and on the TRS retirement payroll.

Eligible members can vote by mail, phone, or the internet. Instructions will be included with the paper ballot. Sample ballots, candidate biographies, and a description of the duties of the Board of Control are available below.

By submitting your vote, you are confirming that you are eligible to vote for the position based on your classification. If your classification is incorrect, please get in touch with the Elections Coordinator at 334.517.7192 or 877.517.0020.

TRS Board Duties: Click Here
Sample Ballot: Click Here
Candidate Biographies: Click Here
How to vote:
  • Online at rsavotes.com
  • By phone at 877.230.5598. You will need your Election Code and Voting PIN (available on the paper ballot).
  • By mail. Instructions are included on the paper ballot.
For More Information: TRS Election Manual

The TRS/PEEHIP Boards of Control typically meet quarterly each year. For dates and times of future public meetings, visit the Alabama Open Meetings Act site.

Meetings are streamed live at rsalive.org. Archived videos of all RSA Board of Control meetings are available on our Vimeo site.

The transcripts below are draft transcripts of the PEEHIP/TRS meetings. These transcripts are subject to review and revision by the TRS/PEEHIP Board and have not yet been approved by the Board. These draft transcripts shall serve as the Summary of the Meeting as required by the Governor’s March 18, 2020 Proclamation relating to the Open Meetings Act.


PEEHIP/TRS BOARD MEETINGS FOR 12/6/2022

PEEHIP/TRS BOARD MEETINGS FOR 9/13/2022

PEEHIP/TRS BOARD MEETINGS FOR 6/8/2022

PEEHIP/TRS BOARD MEETINGS FOR 3/8/2022

PEEHIP/TRS BOARD MEETINGS FOR 12/7/2021

PEEHIP/TRS BOARD MEETINGS FOR 9/13/2021

RSA-1 BOARD MEETING FOR 8/17/2021

PEEHIP BOARD MEETING FOR 6/25/2021

PEEHIP/TRS BOARD MEETINGS FOR 6/1/2021

PEEHIP BOARD MEETING FOR 4/20/2021

PEEHIP/TRS BOARD MEETINGS FOR 3/2/2021

PEEHIP/TRS BOARD MEETINGS FOR 12/8/2020

PEEHIP/TRS BOARD MEETINGS FOR 9/15/2020

PEEHIP/TRS BOARD MEETING FOR 5/14/2020

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