County opens recruitment for position on Retirement Board

VENTURA, Calif. – The County of Ventura has begun the recruiting process for one public seat on the board of directors for the Ventura County Employees’ Retirement Association (VCERA). The association is responsible for providing retirement, death and disability benefits to its members and their beneficiaries.

The open position is for one of the four seats designated for public members. To be eligible for the position, an applicant must be a registered voter, meaning:

  • United States citizen
  • Resident of Ventura County
  • 18 years of age, or older
  • Not found mentally incompetent by a court of law
  • Not currently on parole

Applicants must not be connected with the County in any capacity. To be competitively considered for the position, candidates should have knowledge, skills, and abilities in institutional investment and pension fund administration.

VCERA board members are responsible for overseeing the governance of the association; investments and funding; benefits administration; operations; financial, actuarial and accounting functions; human resources; communications; employee appointments; and monitoring and reporting. The appointment to the board is for a three-year term. Board members can be compensated up to $500 per month to attend meetings and will receive compensation for approved expenses.

Persons interested in being considered for the position should submit a résumé detailing their experience and qualifications along with a cover letter detailing why they would like to serve on the Board of Retirement. Résumés should be sent to:

County of Ventura

800 S. Victoria Ave. L1940

Ventura, CA 93009

Attn: Maggie Han

Qualified candidates will be invited to participate in an in-person interview. The deadline for submissions is October 15, 2019 at 5 p.m.

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