About SERS

State Employees' Retirement Board

The Pennsylvania State Employees' Retirement Code entrusts the authority and responsibility of running SERS to an 11-member board that meets eight times per year.

Board Structure 

Five members are appointed by the Governor, one of whom must be a SERS retiree or eligible to receive payments from a SERS retirement plan. Two members are appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Pennsylvania Senate and two members are appointed by the Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. The independently elected Pennsylvania Treasurer and the Governor-appointed Secretary of Banking and Securities serve as ex-officio members of the SERS board during their terms of office. In addition, at least five board members must be actively contributing toward a SERS retirement benefit and at least two board members must have at least 10 years of service with a SERS-participating employer. The Governor selects the chairman of the board from among its members.

SERS board members adhere to an ethical conduct policy and annually file statements of financial interest with the Pennsylvania Ethics Commission.

Current Board Members

Mr. David R. Fillman, Chairman
Reappointed May 10, 2016 by Governor Wolf

Mr. Glenn E. Becker
Reappointed May 10, 2016 by Governor Wolf

The Honorable John M DiSanto
Appointed February 4, 2019 by President Pro Tempore Scarnati, SERS member

The Honorable Dan B. Frankel
Reappointed January 15, 2019 by Speaker Turzai, SERS member

The Honorable Vincent J. Hughes
Reappointed January 3, 2017 by President Pro Tempore Scarnati, SERS member

Gregory K Jordan, Former Executive Director Senate Appropriation Committee
Appointed October 3, 2019 by Governor Wolf

Mary A. Soderberg, Retired Member and Former State Budget Secretary
Appointed June 7, 2016 by Governor Wolf

Gregory C. Thall
Appointed June 18, 2019 by Governor Wolf

The Honorable Michael G. Tobash
Appointed January 15, 2019 by Speaker Turzai, SERS member

Joseph M. Torsella
Inaugurated Pennsylvania Treasurer Janurary 17, 2017, ex-officio

Robin L. Wiessmann
Secretary of Banking and Securities, ex-officio

SERS Board Meetings

The SERS board meets six times per year and the meetings are open to the public.

2019 Meeting dates are:
February 25-26, 2020
April 21-22, 2020
June 9-10, 2020
July 28-29, 2020
September 29-30, 2020
December 1-2, 2020
Meetings take place at:
State Employees' Retirement System
30 North Third Street | 5th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101 


We'd be happy to e-mail you an agenda before each board meeting and/or a press release after each board meeting concludes. Just sign up!

Minutes from each board meeting are reviewed, adjusted if necessary, and approved at the following meeting. Once approved, minutes become public information.

Meeting agendas, minutes and press releases are available below. To view board action approved by date, see the list of SERS Board Resolutions..

 

December 4, 2019

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September 25, 2019

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August 20, 2019

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June 13, 2019

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February 28, 2019

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December 05, 2018

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December 3, 2019

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September 24, 2019

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July 30, 2019

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June 13, 2019

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April 23, 2019

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March 15, 2019

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February 27, 2019

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February 11, 2019

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November 19, 2018

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July 30, 2019

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February 27, 2019

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December 3, 2019

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September 24, 2019

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July 31, 2019

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June 14, 2019

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April 24, 2019

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March 15, 2019

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February 27, 2019

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February 11, 2019

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December 3, 2019

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October 16, 2019

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September 24, 2019

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July 30, 2019

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July 15, 2019 (Special)

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June 13, 2019

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April 23, 2019

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March 15, 2019

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February 27, 2019

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February 19, 2019

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February 11, 2019

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July 30, 2019

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April 23, 2019

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February 27, 2019

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December 4, 2019

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October 16, 2019

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September 24, 2019

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July 31, 2019

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June 14, 2019

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May 29, 2019

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April 24, 2019

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March 15, 2019

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February 28, 2019

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January 29, 2019 (Special)

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No Action Taken

December 05, 2018

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November 19, 2018

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October 24, 2018

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September 12, 2018

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July 25, 2018

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June 13, 2018

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April 25, 2018

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April 06, 2018

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January 31, 2018

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December 06, 2017

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November 01, 2017

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September 13, 2017

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July 26, 2017

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June 14, 2017

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April 26, 2017

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March 08, 2017

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January 25, 2017

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SERS Board Resolutions

2019 Board Resolutions