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Department of Employee Trust Funds
September 9, 2014

Nominations Sought for Board Seats

The process to elect members to the Employee Trust Funds Board and the Teachers Retirement Board has begun. Details are as follows:

Board  Seat
ETF Board Educational Support Personnel Member (current seat holder: Kimberly Hall)
ETF Board  Annuitant Member (current seat holder: William Ford)
TR Board  Milwaukee Public Schools Teacher Member (current seat holder: Michael Langyel)

ETF Board

  • Any actively employed Wisconsin Retirement System covered educational support employee of a technical college district or school district may compete for the ETF Board-Educational Support Personnel Member seat. The four-year term begins May 1, 2015.
  • Any retired WRS member may compete for the ETF Board-WRS Annuitant Member seat. The four-year term begins May 1, 2015.

TR Board

  • Any current teacher employed by the Milwaukee Public School District may compete for the TR Board-Active Teacher Member seat. The five-year term begins May 1, 2015.

You may download the nomination materials here:

Or you may request a nomination packet by writing to: ETF, Retirement Board Liaison, P.O. Box 7931, Madison, WI 53707-7931; or send an e-mail to

If you contact us in writing, please specify the seat you are interested in to ensure the correct nomination packet is sent to you.  Completed nomination materials must be received by ETF by 4:30 p.m. on November 3, 2014. 

New in 2015: ETF will conduct future board elections electronically, via telephone and/or Internet. This change will not affect the nomination process. Watch for candidate information and voting instructions in January.

For information on the WRS governing boards, including current board rosters, board member responsibilities, meeting schedules and agendas, visit ETF's Board webpages.

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