The board's responsibilities include setting employer contribution rates, determining investment asset allocations, providing actuarial valuations, and much more. However, the board does not have the authority to add, change, or delete benefits without the concurrence of the Legislature.

Henry Jones

Henry Jones

President, Retired Member Representative

Theresa Taylor

Theresa Taylor

Vice President, State Member Representative

Margaret Brown

Margaret Brown

All Member Representative

Rob Feckner

Rob Feckner

School Member Representative

Fiona Ma

Fiona Ma

Ex Officio Member, California State Treasurer

Lisa Middleton

Lisa Middleton

Governor Appointee, Local Government Elected Official

David Miller

David Miller

All Member Representative

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Stacie Olivares

Governor Appointee, Insurance Industry Representative

Eraina Ortega

Eraina Ortega

Ex Officio Member, California Department of Human Resources

Jason Perez

Jason Perez

Public Agency Member Representative

Mona Pasquil Rogers

Mona Pasquil Rogers

Ex Officio Member, State Personnel Board Representative

Ramon Rubalcava

Ramón Rubalcava

Public Representative, Appointed Jointly by the Senate Rules Committee and Speaker of the Assembly

Betty Yee

Betty Yee

Ex Officio Member, California State Controller

The Board is made up of:

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 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 Representative of the State Personnel Board

Board Member Designees

Eraina Ortega

  • Adria Jenkins-Jones
  • Michelle Mitchell

Fiona Ma

  • Genevieve Jopanda
  • Kasey O'Connor
  • Frank Ruffino
  • Matthew Saha

Betty Yee

  • Karen Greene-Ross
  • Lynn Paquin