Appointed Members of the Board of Retirement
Four members of the Board of Retirement are appointed by the Board of Supervisors. These members must be qualified electors of the County and cannot be connected with County government in any capacity.
Appointed Board members serve for a fixed term of three years. In general, the Board of Supervisors limits their appointees to twelve years of service.
Any vacancies up for appointment (along with applications) will be listed on the San Mateo County Board and Commissions page.
Elected Members of the Board of Retirement
Six members of the Board of Retirement are elected by the differing active and retiree SamCERA membership groups. The elections for the general, safety, safety alternate, retired, and retired alternate members are held in accordance with the Board’s regulations.
Elected Board members serve for a fixed term of three years. There is no limit in the number of terms an elected member can serve.
Any notices for election will be posted here and in accordance with the Board’s regulations.