Purpose of the Board of Trustees
The general administration and responsibility for the proper operation of the System is vested in the Board of Trustees. The Board consists of six members: State Treasurer, Governor's delegate, Commissioner of Department of Financial Regulation, Commissioner of Department of Education, two members elected by active members of the System and one retired teacher elected by the board of directors of Association of Retired Teachers of Vermont. The Chair is elected by the Board and acts as executive officer of the Board.
Members of the Board
Jon Harris, Chair, Active Member Representative, July, 2019
Justin Norris, Active Member Representative, July, 2021
Joe Mackey, VRTA Representative, July, 2020
Linda Deliduka, VRTA Alternate Representative, July, 2020
Perry Lessing, Active Member Alternate Representative, July, 2021
Elizabeth Pearce, State Treasurer, Ex-Officio
Dan Raddock, Representative of Dept of Financial Regulation, Ex-Officio
Debora Price, Representative of Dept of Education, Ex-Officio
Other Board Participants
Michael Clasen, Deputy Treasurer
Laurie Lanphear, Director of Retirement
Matthew Considine, Director of Investments
Kathie Kretzer, Secretary to the Board
Open to the Public
Board of Trustees meetings are open to the public. Interested parties are welcome to attend at any time. In-house meetings are typically held on the 4th floor of 109 State Street, Montpelier. Any administrative appeal or other claim should be addressed to the Board in writing for action at its next meeting. The Board generally meets once a month.
Future Board Meeting Dates
Dates are subject to change. Please refer to "Meeting Notices" for agendas and actual dates of meetings. For future meeting dates, view the board meeting calendar for 2017.
Meeting Notices, Agendas and Minutes
Please note that finalized meeting minutes will be posted once they have been approved by the Board.