Board of Control

PEEHIP/TRS Board Meeting for 5/14/2020

These are draft transcripts of the May 14, 2020, TRS/PEEHIP 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.

Candidates Sought for Four TRS Board Positions

Candidates are being sought for four positions on the TRS Board of Control: Teacher Position No. 3, held by Charlene McCoy, Support Personnel Position No. 2, held by Russell Twilley, Principal Position, held by Jeff Cole, and Higher Education Position No. 2, held by Kelli Shomaker. Elected members will begin their three-year term of service on July 1, 2021. 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 8, 2020. Note: If you are retired, you may only run for a retired position.

TRS Nomination Packet

TRS Election Manual

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. John McMillan, Jr.,
State Treasurer

Ex Officio
Hon. John McMillan, Jr.,
State Treasurer

Ex Officio

Mr. Kelly Butler,
State Finance Director

Ex Officio
Mr. Kelly Butler,
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: 6/30/2022
Mr. John R. Whaley

Teacher Position, No. 2 & Vice Chair

Term Expires: 6/30/2022
Ms. Peggy Mobley

Retired Position, No. 1

Term Expires: 6/30/2022
Ms. Peggy Mobley

Retired Position, No. 1

Term Expires: 6/30/2022
Mr. Joe Ward

Retired Position, No. 2

Term Expires: 6/30/2020
Mr. Joe Ward

Retired Position, No. 2

Term Expires: 6/30/2020
Mr. Jeff Cole

Principal Position

Term Expires: 6/30/2021
Mr. Jeff Cole

Principal Position

Term Expires: 6/30/2021
Dr. Susan Williams Brown

Postsecondary Position

Term Expires: 6/30/2022
Dr. Susan Williams Brown

Postsecondary Position

Term Expires: 6/30/2022
Dr. Joseph G. Van Matre

Higher Education Position, No. 1

Term Expires: 6/30/2022
Dr. Joseph G. Van Matre

Higher Education Position, No. 1

Term Expires: 6/30/2022
Ms. Kelli D. Shomaker

Higher Education Position, No. 2

Term Expires: 6/30/2021
Ms. Kelli D. Shomaker

Higher Education Position, No. 2

Term Expires: 6/30/2021
Ms. Amy C. Crew

Teacher Position, No. 1

Term Expires: 6/30/2022
Ms. Amy C. Crew

Teacher Position, No. 1

Term Expires: 6/30/2022
Ms. Charlene McCoy

Teacher Position, No. 3

Term Expires: 6/30/2021
Ms. Charlene McCoy

Teacher Position, No. 3

Term Expires: 6/30/2021
Mrs. Susan Lockridge

Support Personnel Position, No. 1

Term Expires: 6/30/2022
Mrs. Susan Lockridge

Support Personnel Position, No. 1

Term Expires: 6/30/2022
Mr. Russell Twilley

Support Personnel Position, No. 2

Term Expires: 6/30/2021
Mr. Russell Twilley

Support Personnel Position, No. 2

Term Expires: 6/30/2021
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