Board Committee Assignments
2023 COAERS Board of Trustees Committee Assignments
Audit & Risk Committee
The purpose of the Audit & Risk Committee is to assist the Board of Trustees in fulfilling its fiduciary responsibility for the financial reporting process, engagement with external audit firms, organizational risk management, organization's processes for monitoring compliance with laws and regulations, and audit & risk committee management and reporting responsibilities.
Mike Benson, Committee Chair
Benefits & Services Committee
The purpose of the Benefits and Services Committee is to review, research, and make recommendations to the Board of Trustees concerning Plan provision interpretation and amendments, review and recommend action on the System’s annual actuarial valuation report, review the actuarial experience of the System, and review and recommend the System’s actuarial assumptions and methodologies. The Committee also reviews and makes recommendations for Plan revisions, reviews issues in preparation for upcoming legislation, and considers and recommends forfeiture or alternative payments of death benefit disbursements.
Diana Thomas, Committee Chair
The purpose of the Investment Committee is to assist the Board of Trustees in fulfilling its fiduciary responsibility for investing the assets of the System. The Committee is responsible for formulating the overall investment policies of the System and establishing investment guidelines in furtherance of those policies, subject to approval by the Board of Trustees. The Committee monitors the management of the portfolio to determine whether performance objectives are being met over time and makes recommendations for changes to the Board of Trustees.
Yuejiao Liu, Committee Chair
Governance and HR Committee
Brad Sinclair, Committee Chair
Kelly Crook, Committee Chair
The purpose of the Policy Committee is to consider and recommend Board adoption of policies regarding Board governance; Committee roles and authority; procedures; personnel; and other general policy issues.
Yuejiao Liu,Committee Chair
Board Member Mailing Address
6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 320
Austin, TX 78731