Board of Trustees

Responsibility for the operation and administration of MOSERS is vested in an eleven-member board of trustees.

The MOSERS Board of Trustees is comprised of:

  • Two elected active members
  • One elected retiree member
  • Two House of Representatives-Appointed Members
  • Two Senate-Appointed Members
  • Two Governor-Appointed Members
  • The State Treasurer
  • The Commissioner of the Office of Administration

The Board is responsible for establishing and maintaining board policies, procedures, and objectives for the retirement system's operations. The day-to-day management of MOSERS is delegated to the executive director who is hired by the Board. The executive director acts as advisor to the Board on all matters pertaining to the system and employs the remaining staff needed to operate the system.


Board of Trustees Terms

Trustees elected by members serve a four-year term. The State Treasurer and the Commissioner of Administration serve as Trustees during their respective terms of office. The two members of the Missouri Senate and the two members of the Missouri House of Representatives are appointed by the Senate Pro Tem and Speaker of the House, respectively. These General Assembly members serve as Trustees until they resign, are no longer members of the General Assembly, or are replaced by new appointments. Trustees appointed by the Governor serve as Trustees until they resign or are replaced by new appointments.


Board Members

Wessing
Crystal Wessing Chairwoman
  • Elected by active membership
  • OA CARES Customer Service &
    Special Projects of Missouri -
    Office of Administration
  • California, MO
  • Board Member since Jan 2015
  • Current term expires Dec 2022
Metzger
Gary Metzger Vice Chairman
  • Appointed by the Governor
  • Retired, Missouri and Kansas Regional Chairman of
    Simmons Bank
  • Ozark, MO
  • Board member since July 2017
Black
Representative Rusty Black
  • Appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives
  • Member of the Missouri House of Representatives, District 7
  • Chillicothe, MO
  • Board member since Feb 2019
Findlay
Gary Findlay
  • Elected by retired membership
  • Retired, Executive Director
    of MOSERS
  • Jefferson City, MO
  • Board member since Jan 2019
  • Current term expires Dec 2022
Fitzpatrick
Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick
  • Ex-officio member
  • Missouri State Treasurer
  • Shell Knob, MO
  • Board member since June 2018
Jacobs
Jenny Jacobs
  • Elected by active membership
  • Chief Financial Officer, State Technical College of Missouri
  • Linn, MO
  • Board Member since June 2018
  • Current term expires Dec 2022
Keifer
Joe Keifer
  • Appointed by the Governor
  • Managing partner and co-founder of Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC
  • Ballwin, MO
  • Board member since July 2017
Steelman
Commissioner Sarah Steelman
  • Ex-officio member
  • Missouri Commissioner of Administration
  • Rolla, MO
  • Board Member since Jan 2017
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Wallingford
Senator Wayne Wallingford
  • Appointed by the President Pro Tem of the Senate
  • Member of the Missouri State Senate, District 27
  • Cape Girardeau, MO
  • Board member since May 2014
Walsh
Senator Gina Walsh
  • Appointed by the President Pro Tem of the Senate
  • Member of the Missouri State Senate, District 13
  • Bellefontaine Neighbors, MO
  • Board Member since Jan 2017
Wiemann
Representative John Wiemann
  • Appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives
  • Member of the Missouri House of Representatives, District 103
  • O'Fallon, MO
  • Board Member since Feb 2017