Votes for CalPERS Board Election Counted on Thursday
October 2, 2018
Communications & Stakeholder Relations
Contact: Jeanie Esajian, Information Officer
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. – All voted ballots will be tabulated on Thursday, October 4, for the public agency member election for a seat on the CalPERS Board of Administration.
Public viewing of the electronic tabulation process will take place at 9:00 a.m., at 4225 Executive Square in La Jolla, California.
Jason Perez, a sergeant for the Corona Police Department, and Priya Mathur, principal financial analyst for the Bay Area Rapid Transit District, are the two candidates. Mathur is the incumbent and Perez the challenger.
The 13-member CalPERS Board of Administration sets policy for retirement and health benefits on behalf of California public employers, and their active and retired employees. The Board also oversees asset allocation of the pension fund's investments. Under the California Constitution, the CalPERS Board has exclusive authority to administer the CalPERS Fund.
For more than eight decades, CalPERS has built retirement and health security for state, school, and public agency members who invest their lifework in public service. Our pension fund serves more than 1.9 million members in the CalPERS retirement system and administers benefits for more than 1.4 million members and their families in our health program, making us the largest defined-benefit public pension in the U.S. CalPERS' total fund market value currently stands at approximately $360 billion. For more information, visit www.calpers.ca.gov.