Board Members

Current Board Members

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Robert Stein, Chair

Retired teacher member since 2009. Term extends through Aug. 31, 2017.

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Mark Hill, Vice Chair

Contributing member since 2010. Worthington City Schools, Franklin County. Term extends through Aug. 31, 2018.

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Carol Correthers

Contributing member since 2009. Lorain City Schools, Lorain County. Term extends through Aug. 31, 2017.

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Taiyia L. Hayden

Contributing member since 2006. Columbus City Schools, Franklin County. Term extends through Aug. 31, 2019.

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James McGreevy

Retired Teacher Since 2009. Term extends through Aug. 31, 2017.

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Tim Myers

Contributing Member Since 2008. Elida Local Schools, Allen County. Term extends through Aug. 31, 2020.

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Dale Price

Contributing Member Since 2010. Toledo Public Schools, Lucas County. Term extends through Aug. 31, 2018.

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Paolo DeMaria

Superintendent of Public Instruction. Ex officio member of the board since appointed to office in 2016.

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Craig C. Brooks

Appointed jointly by the Speaker of the House and the Senate President in 2008. Term extends through Nov. 4, 2020.

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Yoel Mayerfeld

Appointed by the treasurer of state in 2012. Term extends through Jan. 7, 2018.

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Wade Steen

Appointed by the Governor of the state in 2016. Term extends through Sept. 27, 2020.

About the Retirement Board

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.

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.

Board members serve without compensation other than actual, necessary expenses.

Members of the Retirement Board may be reached via email at [email protected] or by mail at 275 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43215-3771. Your electronic message should not contain confidential information as [email protected] is not a secure email address.

Senior Staff

Internally, STRS Ohio is managed by an executive director, three deputy executive directors and seven senior staff members, and employs about 575 associates.

Michael J. Nehf Executive Director
John D. Morrow Deputy Executive Director — Investments and Chief Investments Officer
Gary M. Russell Deputy Executive Director — Member Benefits and Chief Benefits Officer
Paul M. Snyder Deputy Executive Director — Finance and Chief Financial Officer
Marla E. Bump Director, Governmental Relations
Rhonda L. Hare Retirement Board Liaison
Andrew J. Marfurt Director, Human Resource Services
William J. Neville General Counsel
David Tackett Chief Audit Executive, Internal Audit
Gregory A. Taylor Chief Information Officer
Nicholas J. Treneff Director, Communication Services