Trustee Elections in Spring 2013


Elections will be conducted in Spring 2013 for two seats on the Board of Trustees of the Maryland State Retirement and Pension System. A Teachers’ Systems representative and an Employees’ Systems representative will be chosen in the election. These two board seats are currently held by Teachers’ Systems representative Kenneth B. Haines and Employees’ Systems representative Sheila Hill, whose terms expire in July 2013. Although these two board seats are open only to active members, both active members and retirees of the respective systems will be eligible to vote.

Teachers’ Systems candidates must be active members of the Teachers’ Retirement or Pension Systems. Employees’ Systems candidates must be active members of the Correctional Officers’ Retirement System, Employees’ Retirement or Pension Systems, Judges’ Retirement System, Legislative Pension Plan, Local Fire and Police System or Law Enforcement Officers’ Pension System.

Each potential candidate also must obtain the signatures and dates of birth, on official nomination petitions, of 500 persons who are eligible to vote in the election.

Potential candidates may request a nomination packet from October 15, 2012 through January 18, 2013 by calling Charles So at 410-625-5608 or toll-free at 1-800-492-5909. Completed nomination forms must be received at the Retirement Agency no later than March 15, 2013 by 4:30 p.m. local time.

The two successful candidates will serve terms in office from August 1, 2013 through July 31, 2017. For more information on the Board of Trustees, including member biographies, photos and committee assignments, please click here.