WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 11, 2018) – The trustees of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System yesterday elected Dana Dillon as board chair and Sharon Hendricks as vice chair for the 2018-19 term. The Teachers’ Retirement Board nominates and elects its chair and vice chair annually. The newly-elected officers assume their posts immediately. The chair and vice chair provide board leadership for the largest educator-only pension fund in the world.
WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 10, 2018) – The Teachers’ Retirement Board today adopted the results of the actuarial valuation for the CalSTRS Defined Benefit Program as of June 30, 2017, reflecting impacts from investment assumption changes while also noting continued progress toward the system’s long-term funding goals.
WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 9, 2018) – The California State Teachers’ Retirement System today unveiled a plan to prioritize engagement with makers and retailers of firearms that are illegal in California. The plan, approved unanimously by the Teachers’ Retirement Board, authorizes CalSTRS corporate governance staff to make firearms engagement activities a top priority by publicly engaging companies and potentially recommending that the board consider divestment if engagement efforts fail.
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 933,000 members.
Michael Sicilia, Public Affairs Strategist, 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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