Retirement Board Members

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Rick Fowler
President

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Appointed by the Board of Supervisors

Rick Fowler is the Chief Operating Officer at Kronick, Moskovitz, Tiedemann, & Girard.  Mr. Fowler joined the Board in May 2012.  His current term expires June 30, 2022.

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John B. Kelly
Vice President

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Appointed by the Board of Supervisors

John B. Kelly is an Investment Specialist and Certified Financial Planner with Massachusetts Mutual Investments, Inc. Mr. Kelly joined the Board in January 1998.  His current term expires December 31, 2021.

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Keith DeVore
Vice President

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Appointed by the Board of Supervisors

Keith DeVore retired from County service as Department of Water Resources Director.  Mr. DeVore joined the Board in July 2012. His current term expires June 30, 2021.

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Dave Comerchero
Trustee

Elected by the Miscellaneous Members

Dave Comerchero is the Employee Benefits Manager for Sacramento County.  Mr. Comerchero joined the Board in January 2020.  Mr. Comerchero’s current term expires December 31, 2022.

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James A. Diepenbrock
Trustee

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Appointed by the Board of Supervisors

James A. Diepenbrock is a Certified Investment Management Analyst with Citigroup Institutional Consulting.  Mr. Diepenbrock joined the Board in August 1997. His current term expires June 30, 2021.

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Diana Gin
Trustee

Diana Gin

Elected by the Miscellaneous Members

Diana Gin is a Human Resources Manager with the Department of Personnel Services.  Ms. Gin joined the Board in January 2019.  Ms. Gin’s current term expires December 31, 2021.

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Martha Hoover
Trustee

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Elected by the Retired Members

Martha Hoover was elected Retiree Trustee in October 2019.  Ms. Hoover’s current term expires December 31, 2022.

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Ben Lamera
Ex Officio

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Member mandated by law

Ben Lamera is the Sacramento County Director of Finance and he serves as the Ex Officio member of the Board. Mr. Lamera joined the Board in January 2016.

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Matthew Petersen
Safety Trustee

Matthew Petersen

Elected by the Safety Members

Matthew Petersen is a Captain in the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department.  Mr. Petersen joined the Board in January 2019.  Mr. Petersen’s current term expires December 31, 2021.

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Retirement Board Officers

At the Board’s first regular meeting held in July of each year, or as soon thereafter as possible, the Retirement Board elects its President and Vice President. Mr. Rick Fowler was elected as President and Mr. John Kelly and Mr. Keith DeVore were elected as Vice Presidents in August 2019.