George Wood is the Board Chair of the Alameda County Employees’ Retirement Association (ACERA) and the Chair for the CEO Evaluation and CEO Succession Committees. He is a member of the Investment Committee.
Mr. Wood was born in Oakland, California in 1960, and grew up in Orinda. He attended local public schools, and was active in sports, playing soccer in both high school and part of college.
Henry Levy is the 1st Vice-Chair of the Board of Retirement and the Chair of the Audit Committee. He is the Vice-Chair of the Budget and Governance Committees and is a member of the Actuarial, By-Laws, CEO Evaluation, CEO Succession, Investment and Operations Committees.
Henry C. Levy (Hank) is honored to join the ACERA Board as a Trustee, based on his appointment to the positon of Alameda County Treasurer-Tax Collector by the Board of Supervisors in April, 2017. Hank is dedicated to his responsibility to all County retirees and employees. In addition to his job as tax collector and overseeing the County’s pool of investments, Hank is also the plan administrator/fiduciary for the County’s deferred compensation plan, which has over 5,000 participants and $650 million of assets.
Elizabeth Rogers is the 2nd Vice-Chair of the Board of Retirement and the Chair of the Governance and Investment Committees. Ms. Rogers is Vice-Chair of the Actuarial Committee. She is a member of the Audit, By-Laws, CEO Evaluation, CEO Succession, Investment and Retirees Committees.
Ms. Rogers is a Deputy Public Defender with the Alameda County Public Defender’s Office.
Dale E. Amaral, a Commander in the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office, was elected to the position of Safety Members Representative on the ACERA Board of Retirement in January 2005. Mr. Amaral is the Chair of the Board of Retirement’s Actuarial and By-Laws Committees and the Vice-Chair of the Operations and Retirees Committees. He is a member of the Audit, Budget, CEO Succession and Investment Committees.
Ms. Basgal was first appointed by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors to the ACERA Board of Retirement in 2003. She is the Chair of the Board of Retirement’s Budget and Operations Committees. She is a member of the Actuarial, CEO Succession, Governance and Investment Committees.
Supervisor Keith Carson serves as a member of Alameda County Board of Supervisors representing the Fifth District of Alameda County on a platform dedicated to inclusive and accessible government. The Fifth District include the cities of Albany, Berkeley, Emeryville, Piedmont and large portions of Oakland, namely the West Oakland, North Oakland, Rockridge, and Montclair neighborhoods, and portions of the Dimond, Bella Vista, and San Antonio districts. Supervisor Carson works to bring together people who have a wealth of talent and creative resources to address our shared problems within numerous areas, including access to health care, ending poverty, crime, homelessness, improving business retention, and addressing the scarcity of jobs in our communities.
Liz Koppenhaver is Chair of the Board of Retirement’s Retirees Committee. She is the Vice-Chair of the CEO Evaluation and By-Laws Committees. She is a member of the Actuarial, Budget, Governance and Investment Committees. In 1998, Ms. Koppenhaver became the first woman to serve as Safety Trustee on the Board of the Alameda County Employees’ Retirement Association and one of the few female safety trustees in any of the ’37 Act counties. She served in this capacity for seven years.
Darryl L. Walker, Sr. is serving his 5th three year term on ACERA’s Board after being elected as its inaugural Alternate Safety Board Trustee. In this capacity, Mr. Walker votes in the absence of other elected members, participates on all committees, and is a member of the Investment Committee. This ensures elected member Board representation at all times. In May of 2008, Mr. Walker was elected to the SACRS (State Association of California Retirement Systems) Board of Directors where he was elected to serve as Secretary and Vice-President. Mr. Walker currently serves on the Advisory Council for NASP (National Association of Securities Professionals.