Current Board Members
Contributing member since 2009. Lorain City Schools, Lorain County. Term extends through Aug. 31, 2025.
Contributing member since 2010. Toledo Public Schools, Lucas County. Term extends through Aug. 31, 2024.
Retired teacher member since 2021. Term extends through Aug. 31, 2025.
Contributing member since 2022. Zanesville City Schools, 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 2019. Portsmouth City Schools, Scioto County. Term extends through Aug. 31, 2023.
Appointed by the treasurer of state in 2022. Term extends through Jan. 8, 2026.
Contributing member since 2022. Cincinnati Federation of Teachers, Hamilton County. Term extends through Aug. 31, 2026.
Interim superintendent of public instruction. Ex officio member of the board since appointed to office in 2021.
Appointed by the governor of the state in 2016. Term extends through Sept. 27, 2024.
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.
Internally, STRS Ohio is managed by an executive director, three deputy executive directors and seven senior staff members, and employs about 530 associates.