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Sharon Hendricks

Position: Board Vice Chair, Community College Instructor
Term: 01/01/20 - 12/31/23
Appointing Authority: Elected
CalSTRS board member Sharon Hendricks wears glasses, blue blazer.
Sharon Hendricks

Sharon Hendricks, a communication studies faculty member at Los Angeles City College for the past 16 years, was elected in 2011 to the California State Teachers’ Retirement System board where she currently leads as Board Vice Chair. While on the board, she has advocated for the development of investment beliefs, transparency on investment fees, and sustainable investing principles focused on mitigating risks related to climate change and human capital management.

Sharon also serves on the board of the Principles for Responsible Investing (UNPRI) – a global organization focused on incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in investment decisions and active ownership. In addition, she serves on the working group for the Trustee Leadership Forum, part of the Initiative for Responsible Investment at Harvard Kennedy School, chairs the American Federation of Teachers Trustee Council and partners in convening the California Trustee Network.

Sharon Hendricks serves on the following committees:

  • Chair – Benefits & Services Committee
  • Vice Chair – Board Governance Committee
  • Investment Committee