Board of Administration

The CalPERS Board consists of 13 members who are elected, appointed, or hold office ex officio. The Board composition is mandated by law and cannot be changed unless approved by a majority of the registered voters in the State.

Six elected members:

  • Two elected by and from all CalPERS members
  • One elected by and from all active State members
  • One elected by and from all active CalPERS school members
  • One elected by and from all active CalPERS public agency members (employed by contracting public agencies)
  • One elected by and from the retired members of CalPERS

Three appointed members:

  • Two appointed by the Governor - an elected official of a local government and an official of a life insurer
  • One public representative appointed jointly by the Speaker of the Assembly and the Senate Rules Committee

Four ex officio members:

  • The State Treasurer
  • The State Controller
  • The Director of the California Department of Human Resources
  • A designee of the State Personnel Board

Select the links below to see Board member biographies.

Board Members

View biographies to learn more about the members of the Board.

Board Committees

Learn who serves on which Committee and what the Committees do.

Board & Committee Meetings

Find current and archived meeting notices, agendas, and videos.

Board Responsibilities

Get an overview of Board member responsibilities.

Board Governance & Policies

View the Board of Administration Governance Principles and Policies.

2015 Retired Member Election

Learn about the retired member election for the CalPERS Board of Administration.

Precedential Board Decisions, Administrative Appeals & Full Hearings

Precedential Board decisions are actions by the Board that interpret State law, regulations, or policies. You'll also find information on making administrative appeals and full Board hearings.

Dated: 05-15-2015