Board of Control
Regular Election Information
Ballots for the TRS Board of Control regular election will be mailed by October 15, 2019, and must be returned to Election America no later than 4:00 p.m., November 21, 2019. This election is for Retired Position No. 2, currently held by Joe Ward. The term of office will begin July 1, 2020.
To be eligible to vote for the Retired No. 2 Position, you must be a former active member of the TRS and currently on the TRS retired payroll. 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 contact the Elections Coordinator at 334.517.7192 or 877.517.0020.
Eligible members will be able to vote by mail, phone, or the internet. Instructions will be included with the paper ballot. More information about the candidates can be found below after October 1.
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.
The TRS Board of Control Election closed on Wednesday, November 21, 2018. The following positions were up for election: 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.
The TRS Election Committee will meet to certify the election results on Monday, December 3. Complete election results will be posted to this page no later than Wednesday, December 5.