Board Elections

2017 Election to the PERA Board of Trustees

On April 21, 2017, the PERA Election Committee met to verify the candidates for the 2017 PERA Board election.  The Committee’s report was accepted by the PERA Board on May 9, 2017.  One State position and one Municipal (non-county) position are up for election this year. 

State Position

The candidates for the State position are: 

  • Sally Galanter

  • Paula Fisher

  • Natalie Cordova

Information for each candidate is available through the Candidate Information link on this page.

Municipal Position

 The candidates for the Municipal position are:

  • John Melia

  • Christopher Daniel

Information for each candidate is available through the Candidate Information link on this page.

Ballots

Automated Election Services will mail out ballots to eligible members on August 11, 2017.  Ballots must be received by the Rio Rancho Post Office by noon on September 15, 2017 to be counted.  Ballots received after this date are invalid and will not count toward the election results.  Please make sure you vote early so your vote will count. 

Please note PERA retirees will not receive a ballot because there is no Retiree position up for election this year.                    

Please click on the following links for additional information: