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
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
Elected Board members serve for a fixed term of three years.
There is no limit in the number of terms an elected member can
Any current notices for election will be posted here and in
accordance with the Board’s regulations.