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Department of Employee Trust Funds
September 4, 2018

Governing Board Elections: Nominations Open for Annuitant, Educational Support and Teacher Seats

Are you interested in serving on a Wisconsin Retirement System governing board? There are several opportunities to serve on both the Teachers Retirement Board and the Employee Trust Funds Board. Details are below. Don’t delay! The deadline for turning in completed nomination papers is October 26.

ETF Board – Educational Support Personnel Member (1 seat available)
Any WRS covered educational support personnel employee employed by a Wisconsin technical college or a Wisconsin school district is eligible to run for this seat on the ETF Board. Download a nomination packet for this election.

ETF Board – Annuitant Member (1 seat available)
Any retired member of the WRS is eligible to run for this seat on the ETF Board. Download a nomination packet for this election.

TR Board – Teacher Member (2 seats available)
Any active WRS covered teacher (excluding those employed by the Milwaukee Public School District) is eligible to run for the two available seats on the TR Board. Download a nomination packet for this election.

TR Board – Milwaukee Public School Teacher Member (1 seat available)
Any active WRS covered teacher employed by the Milwaukee Public School District is eligible to run for this seat on the TR Board. Download a nomination packet for this election.

Important information about the nomination process:

  • Completed nomination materials must include signatures from at least 25 qualifying WRS members and be received by ETF by October 26.
  • Download the nomination packet you want, using the links above. You may also request nomination materials by sending an e-mail to BoardElections@etf.wi.gov  or write to: ETF, Retirement Board Liaison, P.O. Box 7931, Madison, WI 53707-7931. Note: To ensure you receive the correct packet of materials, please specify which election packet you want as ETF is conducting four elections and we want to ensure you receive the correct packet.
  • For information on the WRS governing boards, including current board rosters, board member responsibilities, meeting schedules and agendas, visit our Governing Board webpages.
  • For an insider’s perspective on the rewards of serving on the TR Board, see Board Chair Robin Starck's column, Our Teachers Retirement Board Needs You!
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