WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California State Teachers’ Retirement System’s (CalSTRS) Corporate Governance 2014 Annual Report shows its engagement with small-cap companies yielded remarkable progress in the adoption of majority voting standards for the election of corporate directors.
The Corporate Governance 2014 Annual Report reflects four years of work with small-cap companies—those with a capitalization of $2 billion or less—to adopt the majority-vote standard. The standard requires directors to receive a majority of shareholder support to be elected to the board.
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 860,000 members.
Michael Sicilia, Media Relations Manager, CalSTRS, possesses more than 20 years of expertise in communications – from covering some of the nation’s largest news stories as an award-winning journalist to serving at the highest levels of California state government, most notably as Deputy Director for Communications under Governor Gray Davis.
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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