County opens applications for Retirement Board seats

contra costa, retirement board, cccera, applicationContra Costa County Board of Supervisors is seeking individuals with a sound business background, experience in pension fund investment or administration, or in equity investments or banking, to serve on the Contra Costa County Employees’ Retirement Association Board of Retirement. To be considered, candidates must be County residents, must not be Retirement System members or retirees, and may not market any investment, consulting, or related service to the Contra Costa Retirement Board or any other 1937 Act Retirement Board.

Regular meetings of the Retirement Board are held the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month beginning at 9:00 a.m. and sometimes extending into the afternoon. There may also be additional meetings on special topics that arise from time to time. Members of the Retirement Board receive $100 per meeting up to a monthly maximum of $500, plus reimbursement for actual and necessary expenses. The new appointments will fill three seats (two permanent and one alternate) that will become vacant on June 30, 2011. Appointments will be made for a new three-year term beginning July 1, 2011 and concluding on June 30, 2014.

Application forms can be obtained from the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors by calling (925) 335-1900 or by visiting the County website at Applications should be returned to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, Room 106, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez, CA 94553, by 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 6, 2011. Further information about the Retirement Board can be obtained by calling Retirement CEO Marilyn Leedom at (925) 521-3960 or by visiting the website


  1. Ruben says

    But you could pretend to need training and get sent on all expenses paid vacations to Hawaii and other resorts!

    • Wendy Lack says

      Thanks, Ruben, but this ain’t my type of gig. Have you attended their meetings? zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz . . . .