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Department of Employee Trust Funds
November 7, 2018

Board Election Update: Nomination Deadlines Extended

Deadlines for filing nomination papers for separate Teachers Retirement Board elections among Wisconsin Retirement System active teachers have been extended. There are now four seats available in two separate races to place the following members on the board:

  • Active teachers (employed by the Milwaukee Public School District only)
  • Active teachers (all school districts except Milwaukee Public School District)

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 this Board. Current member: Vacant. After the election is certified, the new board member will serve the remainder of the current five-year seat, which expires May 1, 2020. Download a nomination packet for this election. The deadline to return nomination materials is December 21, 2018.


TR Board – Teacher Member (3 seats available)
Any active WRS covered teacher (excluding those employed by the Milwaukee Public School District) is eligible to run for three seats on this Board. Due to the recent resignation of a public school teacher member, the call for nominations has been extended. Two of the available seats are for five-year terms that begin on May 1, 2019. The teacher filling the third seat will serve the remainder of the resigning board member’s term, which will expire May 1, 2021. The deadline to return nomination materials is November 30, 2018. If you already submitted nomination materials, please do not resubmit. Download a nomination packet for this election.


Important information about the nomination process:

  • Download the nomination packet you want using the links above or email your request to BoardElections@etf.wi.gov. You may also write to: ETF, Retirement Board Liaison, P.O. Box 7931, Madison, WI 53707-7931. Note: To ensure you receive the correct nomination packet, please specify which one you want.
For information on the WRS governing boards, including current board rosters, board member responsibilities, meeting schedules and agendas, visit our Governing Board webpages.

 

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