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Retirement System Board of Trustees

The responsibility for the proper operation of the Retirement System and for making effective the provisions of Article V, Title 1 of the County Code is vested in an eleven-member Board of Trustees. The general administration of the Retirement System is vested in the Director of the Office of Budget and Finance.

Meetings

The Board meets once a month. Meetings are closed due to personal and privacy issues. Minutes are protected as they include names of Retirement System members and other personal information.

Members

As defined by §3-3-209 of the County Charter, the Board consists of two County Council appointees, one County Executive appointee, five ex-officio members, two trustees elected by the active membership and one trustee elected by the retired membership. The Ex-officio trustees serve by virtue of their position with Baltimore County.

MemberElected By
Chairman
Michael K. Day, Employee Representative

Elected by active membership
Four-year term expires November 30, 2024

Chief of Staff
Patrick Murray

 

County Executive Designee

Secretary
Edward P. Blades, Director of Budget and Finance

Ex-officio Trustee

Rhoda Benjamin, Director of Human Resources

Ex-officio Trustee

Melissa Hyatt, Chief of Police

Ex-officio Trustee

D'Andrea Walker, Acting Director of Public Works and Transportation

Ex-officio Trustee

William D. Patterson, Retiree Representative

Elected by retired membership
Four-year term expires November 30, 2024

David Rose, Employee RepresentativeElected by active membership
Four-year term expires November 30, 2024
Ed Crawford, County Council AppointeeAppointed by County Council
Four-year term expires June 30, 2023
Fred Hill, County Council AppointeeAppointed by County Council
Four-year term expires June 30, 2025
Vacant, County Executive AppointeeAppointed by County Executive
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