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The Council of Institutional Investors is governed by a volunteer board of directors who are deeply committed to good corporate governance and investor protection. The 15 directors represent public, union and corporate employee benefit funds across the country.

Board Officers  
Michael McCauley Chair: Michael McCauley
Senior Officer of Investment Programs & Governance
Florida State Board of Administration
Co-Chair: Dave Donlin
Assistant General Counsel
Carol Nolan Drake Treasurer: Gail Stone
Executive Director
Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System
Meredith Miller Co-Chair: Meredith Miller
Chief Corporate Governance Officer
UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust
John Abraham Secretary: John Abraham
Co-Director, Center for Workers’ Benefits and Capital Strategies Research and Strategic Initiatives Department
American Federation of Teachers
Theresa Whitmarsh Co-Chair: Theresa Whitmarsh
Executive Director
Washington State Investment Board
Non-Officer Board Members
Carol Nolan Drake Vonda Brunsting
Director, Capital Stewardship Program
Service Employees International Union
Carol Nolan Drake Carol Nolan Drake
Chief External Affairs Officer
Ohio Public Employees Retirement System
Trevor Gunderson
Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
General Mills
Carol Nolan Drake Aeisha Mastagni
Investment Officer
California State Teachers’ Retirement System
Gianna McCarthy
Director of Corporate Governance
New York State Common Retirement Fund
Jennifer O'Dell
Assistant Director
LIUNA Staff and Affiliates Pension Fund
TerriJo Saarela TerriJo Saarela
Director of Corporate Governance
State of Wisconsin Investment Board
Anne Simpson Anne Simpson
Senior Portfolio Manager
California Public Employees’ Retirement System
Gregory Smith
Executive Director
Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association