Trustee Education Committee
The Trustee Education Committee is a Standing Committee as specified in the NCTR Constitution. Its purpose is to provide the President, the Executive Committee, and the Executive Director with advice and counsel in the development and implementation of initiatives and programs targeted to trustees of NCTR member systems. Traditionally, all committee members are trustees.
Duties and Responsibilities
Working with the President, the Executive Committee, and the Executive Director, the Trustee Education Committee is responsible for assisting in the planning of the Trustees’ programs at the Annual Conference of NCTR. Similarly, the Committee is responsible for assisting in developing the curriculum for the annual Trustee Workshop, usually held mid-summer. The Committee is also responsible for carrying out any actions assigned to it in NCTR’s Strategic Plan.
In addition to his or her general duties, the Chairperson of the Committee shall be responsible for reporting to the President and Executive Committee all matters of concern to Trustees, as determined by the Committee.
The Chairperson shall give a brief report of the Committee’s activities and accomplishments at the Annual Conference Business Meeting.
Trustee Education Committee 2017
Yvonne Heath, Chair; Trustee, PSRS/PEERS of Missouri
Clare Barnett, Trustee, Connecticut TRB
Mary Broderick, Trustee, Minnesota TRA
Joanne Collins, Trustee, PSRS of Kansas City, MO
Scott Dubbs, Trustee, Montana TRS
Don Erikson, Trustee, Omaha SERS
Paul Farfaglia, Trustee, New York STRS
Greg Gibson, Trustee, Texas TRS
Sheila Goodwin, Trustee, St. Louis PSRS
Amy Grant, Trustee, Colorado PERA
Nancy Hammerer, Trustee, ERFC–Fairfax County, Virginia
Gayle Harbo, Trustee, Alaska TRS
Donn Jones, Trustee, Omaha SERS
Harry Keiley, Trustee, CalSTRS
Susan Lemmo, Trustee, Pennsylvania PSERS
William Murray, Trustee, Connecticut TRB
Robin Nichols, Trustee, Arkansas TRS
Mel Olson, Trustee, North Dakota RIO
Lance Purdy, Trustee, Omaha SERS
Garth Shanklin, Trustee, Wyoming RS
Charles Shelton, Trustee, St. Louis PSRS
Marti Zins, Trustee, Minnesota TRA
Susan Brown, NCTR Executive Committee Liaison
Note: Pursuant to the NCTR Constitution, the President and President-Elect shall be ex-officio members of all committees.