Profile ElectedTerm: 01/01/16 - 12/31/19

Sharon Hendricks
Board Vice Chair, Community College Instructor

Sharon Hendricks, a communication studies instructor at Los Angeles City College for the past 15 years, was elected in 2011 to the California State Teachers’ Retirement Board where she currently leads as Vice-Chair. While on the board, she has advocated for the development of investment beliefs, transparency on investment fees, and managing environmental, social and governance risks like climate change, corporate board diversity and fair labor practices.

Sharon also serves faculty as Treasurer and Retirement Liaison for the 5,000 full and part-time faculty members of the Los Angeles College Faculty Guild, AFT 1521. She is active in the Community College Council of the California Federation of Teachers and serves on the working group for the Trustee Leadership Forum for Retirement Security at Harvard, the American Federation of Teachers Trustee Council and the California Trustee Network.  She recently co-founded Trustees United, a trustee led initiative focused on the investment risk of sexual harassment and misconduct in the workplace.

Sharon Hendricks serves on the following committees:

  • Chair - Appeals Committee
  • Chair - Benefits & Services Committee
  • V. Chair - Compensation Committee
  • Board Governance Committee
  • Investment Committee

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