September 28, 2022

Communications & Stakeholder Relations
Contact: Colin Steiner, Information Officer
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. – All voted ballots will be tabulated on Thursday, September 29, for the open retiree seat on the CalPERS Board of Administration.

Public viewing of the electronic tabulation process will take place at 9:00 a.m. at the Embassy Suites, John A. Sutter Boardroom, 100 Capitol Mall, Sacramento CA 95814.

The election is for one vacant seat on the CalPERS Board of Administration.

Nominees for the position are Tim Behrens, a program director retired from the Department of Developmental Services, Yvonne Walker, a legal secretary retired from the Department of Justice, and Randall Cheek, a deputy director of legislative and external affairs retired from the California State Lottery.

Should no candidate receive more than 50% of the votes, a runoff election between the two candidates with the most votes will be scheduled to begin in November.

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.

About CalPERS

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 2 million members in the CalPERS retirement system and administers benefits for more than 1.5 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 $448 billion. For more information, visit