2013 CalPERS Election
Michael Bilbrey wins CalPERS Board Election
Michael Bilbrey and Joseph (JJ) Jelincic are the preliminary winners to fill two Member-At-Large seats on the Board of Administration for the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) according to unofficial results released today by the Pension Fund. Formal certification of the results must be made by California's Secretary of State. The unofficial results indicate Association President Bilbrey was re-elected to his CalPERS seat by more than 66.3 percent of the valid votes cast.
CSEA staff and members logged 1366 volunteer shifts at nearly 3 hours each during the campaign, completing nearly 400,000 phone calls. "Thank you all for your incredible support," Bilbrey said. "This was a victory for all of us, and I look forward to continuing to be your voice on the CalPERS Board of Administration.”
Both Jelincic and Bilbrey will serve four-year terms that begin on January 16, 2014.Bilbrey was first elected to the board in 2011 and currently serves as the Chair of the Performance, Compensation & Talent Management Committee. He also serves on CalPERS Investment, Pension & Health Benefits, Board Governance and Risk & Audit Committees. Jelincic was first elected to the CalPERS Board in 2010 and currently serves as the Chair of the Board's Risk & Audit Committee. He also serves on CalPERS Investment, Pension & Health Benefits and Board Governance Committees.
The 13-member CalPERS Board of Administration sets policy and oversees the administration of retirement and health benefits on behalf of more than 3,000 California public employers and their employees and retirees. The Board also oversees administration of the Pension Fund's investments. Under the California Constitution, the CalPERS Board has exclusive authority to administer the CalPERS pension fund.
Member-At-Large Board Election Raw Vote Results (PDF, 12 KB)
CalPERS Board of Administration