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CalPERS elects new chair and vice chair of investment committee

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Opalesque Industry Update - Henry Jones has been named Chair and Bill Slaton Vice Chair of the California Public Employees' Retirement System's investment committee.

Jones was first elected to the CalPERS in 2007 by retired CalPERS members. He was re-elected to terms beginning in 2012 and 2016, and also serves as vice president of the Board. Jones is a retired chief financial officer of the Los Angeles Unified School District. He currently serves as a personnel commissioner for the Los Angeles Community College District, and is a board member of the Robert Toigo Foundation and the Pacific Pension & Investment Institute.

Slaton was appointed to the CalPERS Board in 2012, and again in 2015 by Gov. Jerry Brown, to represent local government. Since 2003, Slaton has served on the Sacramento Municipal Utility District board of directors, three terms as its president and one term as vice president. He also serves on the Policy Makers Council of the American Public Power Association.

Other Investment Committee members are Michael Bilbrey, John Chiang, Richard Costigan, Rob Feckner, Richard Gillihan, Dana Hollinger, JJ Jelincic, Ron Lind, Priya Mathur, Theresa Taylor, and Betty Yee.

Elected Board members generally serve four-year terms that begin January 16 the year after their election and end January 15. CalPERS' total fund market value currently stands at approximately $312 billion.

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