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. Stephen S. Aichele
Appointed April 29, 2014 by Governor Corbett

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

The Honorable Dan B. Frankel
Reappointed January 3, 2017 by Speaker Turzai, SERS member

The Honorable Robert W. Godshall
Reappointed January 3, 2017 by Speaker Turzai,, SERS member

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

The Honorable Charles T. McIlhinney, Jr.
Reappointed February 24, 2015 by President Pro Tempore Scarnati, SERS member

Mr. T. Terrance Reese, President, Overly Manufacturing
Appointed October 14, 2014 by Governor Corbett

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

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

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

SERS Board Policies

Policies are added as they are approved by the board.

 

SERS Board Meetings

The SERS board meets six times per year. Meetings begin at 9:30 a.m. and are open to the public.

2019 Meeting dates are:
February 27-28, 2019
April 23-24, 2019
June 13-14, 2019
July 30-31, 2019
September 24-25, 2019
December 3-4, 2019

 

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 the night before each board meeting and/or a press release the evening 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.

You can always find and download agendas, minutes, and press releases for the past two years here.

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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December 07, 2016

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