STRS Ohio is governed by a Retirement Board consisting of five elected contributing teacher members, two elected retired teacher members, an investment expert appointed by the governor, an investment expert appointed jointly by the speaker of the House and the Senate president, an investment expert designated by the treasurer of state, and the superintendent of public instruction or his designated investment expert.
Dale Price, Chair
Contributing member since 2010. Toledo Public Schools, Lucas County. Term extends through Aug. 31, 2024.
Carol Correthers, Vice Chair
Contributing member since 2009. Lorain City Schools, Lorain County. Term extends through Aug. 31, 2025.
G. Brent Bishop
Appointed by the governor of the state in 2023. Term extends through Sept. 27, 2024.
Contributing member since 2023. Berea City Schools, Cuyahoga County. Term extends through Aug. 31, 2027.
Alison Lanza Falls
Appointed by the treasurer of state. Term extends through Feb. 9, 2027.
Rudy H. Fichtenbaum
Retired teacher member since 2021. Term extends through Aug. 31, 2025.
Contributing member since 2022. Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center, Muskingum County. Term extends through Aug. 31, 2026.
Appointed jointly by the speaker of the House and the Senate president in 2020. Term extends through Nov. 4, 2024.
Retired teacher member since 2022. Term extends through Aug. 31, 2026.
Contributing member since 2022. Cincinnati Federation of Teachers, Hamilton County. Term extends through Aug. 31, 2026.
J. Christopher Woolard
Interim superintendent of public instruction. Ex officio member of the board since appointed to office in 2023.
While STRS Ohio is legally separate from and fiscally independent of state and local governments, it operates under the guidelines of Chapter 3307 of the Ohio Revised Code (R.C.) as enacted by the Ohio General Assembly and the related Administrative Code Rules.
Contributing members are elected to a four-year term by members of the retirement system. Retired teacher members are elected to a four-year term by retirees receiving benefits from STRS Ohio. View Board Policies for more information.
Board members serve without compensation other than actual, necessary expenses.
Members of the Retirement Board may be reached via email or by mail at 275 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43215-3771. Your email message should not contain confidential information.