Teachers' Retirement System Board of Trustees
Board and Commission Details
Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer
The Board administers Teachers’ Retirement System that provides retirement annuities and other benefits for teachers and beneficiaries.
Residents and taxpayers in territory covered by system who are interested in public school welfare and experienced and competent in financial and business management – can be resident of Cook County, but not the City of Chicago
15 trustees: - 7 trustees appointed by the Governor, who are not members of the system, who shall not hold an elected state office; - 5 trustees who are active participants, who are teachers, elected by active participants who are teachers; and - 2 annuitant trustees elected by annuitants; - Superintendent of Education.
Appointed by the Governor from among the trustees
40 ILCS 5/16‑163
|Name||Member Expiration||Member Since||Affiliation||Appointed By||Position||Title||County|
|Hirshman, Andrew||07/14/2023||07/15/2015||Statute||Member, Teacher||Cook|
|Pfeiffer, Larry||07/14/2021||07/15/2017||Statute||Member, Annuitant||Macoupin|
|Peronto, Fred||07/14/2021||07/15/2017||Statute||Member, Teacher||DuPage|
|Byas, Marsha||07/14/2023||07/15/2019||Statute||Vice President||Williamson|
|Strand, Doug||07/14/2023||07/15/2019||Statute||Member, Annuitant||Rock Island|
|Anderson, Beth||07/14/2023||07/15/2020||Statute||Member, Teacher||Iroquois|