Nominations Sought for Board of Trustees


Eligible members of the Maryland State Retirement and Pension System who wish to serve on the plan’s Board of Trustees may request nomination packets starting September 4 through December 4, 2020.

Eligible candidates will then vie for two Board seats in an election slated for spring 2021.

Each potential candidate must obtain the signatures and dates of birth of 150 persons who are eligible to vote in the election. Both active members and retirees of the applicable systems will be eligible to vote.

Signatures must appear on official nomination petitions. Nomination packets may be requested by email at Completed nomination forms must be received at the Maryland State Retirement Agency no later than January 29, 2021 by 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

Two members will be elected to the Board

The spring 2021 election will see voters choose an active Teachers’ Systems representative and an active Employees’ Systems representative to the Board. The two Board seats currently are held by Teachers’ Systems representative Douglas Prouty and Employees’ Systems representative Jamaal R. A. Craddock.

  • The seat for the Teachers’ Systems representative is open to actively employed members of the Teachers’ Retirement System or the Teachers’ Pension System.
  • The seat for the Employees’ Systems representative is open to actively employed members of the Correctional Officers’ Retirement System, the Employees’ Retirement System, the Employees’ Pension System, the Judges’ Retirement System, the Legislative Pension Plan, the Local Fire and Police System or the Law Enforcement Officers’ Pension System.

The successful candidates will serve a term in office from August 1, 2021 through July 31, 2025. For more information on the Board of Trustees, including member biographies, photos and committee assignments, click here.