May 20, 2014

External Affairs Branch
(916) 795-3991
Robert Udall Glazier, Deputy Executive Officer
Brad Pacheco, Chief, Office of Public Affairs
Contact: Amy Morgan, Information Officer

Random drawing June 5 will determine ballot order

SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) is conducting two elections this fall for the State and public agency representative seats on the CalPERS Board of Administration. Current terms for both positions end in January 2015. The election for the school board member representative seat will not be conducted because the incumbent, Rob Feckner, was unopposed.

The candidates for the State member position are:

  • David Miller
  • Iqbal S. Badwalz
  • Theresa L. Taylor

The candidates for the public agency member position are:

  • Eleyne (Leyne) Milstein
  • Priya Sara Mathur (incumbent)

Candidates for the State member position are elected by, and represent, all active members working for the State of California. Candidates for the public agency member position are elected by, and represent, all active public agency members in the workforce. CalPERS State and public agency members active as of July 1, 2014, are eligible to vote. Ballots will be mailed to eligible voters on August 29, 2014. Ballots must be received by CalPERS no later than September 29, 2014, to be counted.

A public random drawing will determine the order of names on the ballot.

2014 State, School and Public Agency Board Elections Random Drawing
Date Time Location
Jun 5 9:00 a.m. CalPERS Headquarters
Lincoln Plaza North
400 Q Street, Room 1160
Sacramento, CA 95811

CalPERS is the largest public pension fund in the U.S., with more than $291 billion in assets. CalPERS administers health and retirement benefits on behalf of 3,090 public school, local agency and State employers. There are more than 1.7 million members in the CalPERS retirement system and more than 1.3 million in its health plans. For more information about CalPERS, visit