This committee reviews investment transactions, the investment performance of both internal and external managers, and establishes investment policy and strategy.

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Meeting Agenda for June 14, 2021

Open Session

9:15 a.m.
Or upon adjournment or Recess of the Board Closed Session – Whichever is later

  1. Item
    1. Call to Order and Roll Call (PDF)
    2. Approval of the June 14, 2021 Investment Committee Timed Agenda (PDF)
    3. Executive Report — Interim Chief Investment Officer Briefing (This item will be presented verbally at the meeting.)Dan Bienvenue
    4. Action Consent ItemDan Bienvenue
      1. Approval of the March 15, 2021 Investment Committee Open Session Meeting Minutes (PDF)
    5. Information Consent ItemsDan Bienvenue
      1. Annual Calendar Review (PDF)
      2. Draft Agenda for the Next Investment Committee Meeting (PDF)
      3. Quarterly Update – Performance and Risk (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      4. Quarterly Update – Investment Controls (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      5. Disclosure of Placement Agent Fees and Material Violations (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
        2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
        3. Attachment 3 (PDF)
        4. Attachment 4 (PDF)
        5. Attachment 5 (PDF)
        6. Attachment 6 (PDF)
    6. Action Item – Policy & Delegation
      1. Long-Term Care Investment Policy Update (PDF)Christine Reese
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
        2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
    7. Information Items – Total Fund
      1. Current Market Environment (PDF)Kareem Raymond, Goldman Sachs
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      2. Total Fund and Affiliate Fund Policy Updates (PDF)Arnie Phillips, Christine Gogan, Michael Krimm
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
        2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
        3. Attachment 3 (PDF)
        4. Attachment 4 (PDF)
      3. Sustainable Investment Five Year Strategy Plan Progress Report (PDF)Anne Simpson
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
    8. Summary of Committee Direction (Verbal Report)Dan Bienvenue
    9. Public Comment

Closed Session

Upon Adjournment or Recess of Open Session (Government Code sections 11126(a)(1), (c)(16) and (e))

  1. Item
    1. Call to Order and Roll Call
    2. Action Consent ItemDan Bienvenue
      1. Approval of the March 15, 2021 Investment Committee Closed Session Meeting Minutes
    3. Information Consent ItemsDan Bienvenue
      1. Closed Session Activity Reports
        1. Status of Action Items Not Yet Reported
        2. Items Completed Under Delegated Authority
        3. Investment Proposal Status Reports
      2. Disclosure of Placement Agent Fees
    4. Information Agenda Items – External Manager and Investment Decision Updates
      1. Private EquityGreg Ruiz
      2. Real AssetsSarah Corr
      3. Global EquityArnie Phillips
      4. Global Fixed IncomeArnie Phillips
      5. OpportunisticJean Hsu
      6. Trust Level Portfolio ManagementSterling Gunn
      7. Sustainable InvestmentsAnne Simpson
      8. Research and Strategy GroupSterling Gunn
    5. Interim Chief Investment Officer – Personnel, Employment and Performance
    6. Information Agenda Item – Investment Strategy Session with the Board's Independent Consultants


  1. Items designated for Information are appropriate for Committee Action if the Committee wishes to take action. Any Agenda Item from a properly noticed Committee meeting may be considered by the Board at a subsequent Board meeting.
  2. The hour designated as the earliest starting time for this meeting is not intended to communicate the expected duration (or ending time) of the preceding meeting.
  3. Public comment may be taken on agenda items in accordance with applicable law. There is a three-minute limitation on each public comment, unless otherwise directed by the Presiding Officer. (Cal. Code Regs. tit. 2, § 552.1.) Members of the public may provide public comment via telephone by calling (800) 259-4105.
  4. In accordance with Executive Orders N-29-20, N-33-20, and the stay-at-home orders and social distancing measures put in place throughout California, Board members will participate via videoconference.


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