Board Elections

2019 Election to the PERA Board of Trustees

On January 8, 2019, the PERA Board adopted a resolution calling for nominations for one state member position, one county member position and one retired member position. Each position has a four-year term to begin January 1, 2020.

PERA Board members are fiduciaries to the various PERA funds and must prudently administer the retirement systems for the sole and exclusive benefit of PERA members, retirees and beneficiaries.

If you are a retired member or a vested state or county member and would like to request nominating petitions, please contact Automated Election Services (1-800-833-5568 ext. 6534).

Please click on the following links for additional information, including candidate qualifications:

INVITATION TO APPLY FOR APPOINTMENT TO FILL PERA BOARD COUNTY MEMBER VACANCY

On March 28, 2019, the PERA Board adopted Resolution No. 19-07, declaring a vacancy for a County member position on the Board. The vacancy resulted from the retirement of County Board member James Maxon. The PERA Board is seeking applicants to fill this vacancy for the remainder of the term, which expires on December 31, 2019. Therefore, the appointment will be for less than one year. The person appointed to this position may seek election to the position in the 2019 Board election.

PERA Board members are fiduciaries to the various PERA funds and must prudently administer these retirement systems for the sole and exclusive benefit of PERA members, retirees and beneficiaries.

If you are a vested county member and would like to apply, send an original signed letter of interest with your qualifications to: Patricia Winter, Executive Assistant to the Executive Director, Public Employees Retirement Association, 33 Plaza La Prensa, Santa Fe, NM 87507. To be considered, the original letter must be received at PERA’s Santa Fe office by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 26, 2019.

Finalists will be invited to interview with the Board at a Board meeting on Thursday, May 30, 2019. If you have any questions about the appointment or the Board, please contact Ms. Winter at (505) 476-9305 or via email at PatriciaB.Winter@state.nm.us.