Retirement Systems

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703-279-8200 TTY 711
12015 Route 50 - Suite 350 - Fairfax, VA 22033
Jeff Weiler
Executive Director

Employees' Retirement System - Board of Trustees


Ten members serve on the Fairfax County Employees’ Retirement System Board of Trustees. Four of the members are citizens appointed by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. Three of the members are elected by Fairfax County Government employees, Fairfax County Public Schools employees, and Fairfax County retirees respectively. The Director of Human Resources, the Director of Finance, and the Chief Human Resources Officer for Fairfax County Public Schools serve as Ex Officio members.

The Chairman and Vice Chairman are elected each year by the members of the Board of Trustees, with the County's Director of Finance serving as Treasurer.

Citizens Appointed by the County Board of Supervisors

  •  Robert C. Carlson - Chairman
  •  Jon A. Miskell, Jr.
  •  Anthony Griffin
  •  Kevin North

Fairfax County Employee Elected Representative

  •  Ricky Brown

Fairfax County Public Schools Employee Elected Representative

  •  Daniel McGraw

Retiree Elected Representative

  •  John M. Yeatman - Vice Chairman

Ex-Officio Members

  • Catherine Spage, Fairfax County Human Resources Director
  • Christopher J. Pietsch, Fairfax County Finance Director - Treasurer
  • Terry Kellogg, Fairfax County Public Schools' Chief Human Resources Officer

Retirement Systems Staff

    Jeff Weiler, Executive Director

    Andrew Spellar, Chief Investment Officer

ERS Board Meetings

The Employees’ Retirement System Board of Trustees generally meets on the third Wednesday of each month (except August) at 3:30 pm. Among other things, at these meetings the Board:

  1. Reviews and approves the system's Investment Policy Statement, to include portfolio construction and allocation targets
  2. Reviews and monitors monthly, quarterly, and annual investment performance information; at the portfolio level, by major strategy, and by investment manager
  3. Receives and participates in presentations from the systems' investment managers
  4. Participates in and monitors manager due diligence activities
  5. Is presented with actuarial valuation data and assumptions on an annual basis, with in-depth actuarial reviews every 5 years
  6. Approves or disapproves all disability applications, based on staff reviews and recommendations
  7. Approves or disapproves all required disability follow-ups, based on staff reviews and recommendations

Board Meetings Calendar - All Systems

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