WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California State Teachers’ Retirement System is celebrating the appointment of its Chief Operating Investment Officer, Debra Smith, to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s Standing Advisory Group. Ms. Smith will represent the investors’ perspective and voice in the advisory group. Her three-year term runs through the end of 2019.
WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Consistent with its commitment to ensuring a financially sound retirement system, the California State Teachers’ Retirement Board today voted to adopt a new set of actuarial assumptions that reflect members’ increasing life expectancies and current economic trends. Today’s decisions were based on the multi-year CalSTRS Experience Analysis, commonly referred to as the experience study, spanning July 1, 2010, through June 30, 2015.
Krista Noonan has more than 20 years of experience in the public relations, communications and marketing industries. As the Director of Communications for the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), she is responsible for state, national and international strategic communications, media relations, internal communications and multi-media efforts. CalSTRS is the world’s largest educator-only pension and the second largest pension fund in the U.S., serving over 914,000 members.
Michelle Mussuto joined CalSTRS in 2008. She conducts research on public sector pensions including: pension reform, retirement security, ESG and public pension investments. Ms. Mussuto analyzes media content, formats and interest on issues related to CalSTRS. She is responsible for coordinating media interviews and requests for speaking engagements.
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