Council of Institutional Investors

Board of Directors

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

Chair: Theresa Whitmarsh
Executive Director
Washington State Investment Board
Member of CII board since 2013
Co-Chair: Dave Donlin
Assistant General Counsel
Target
Member of CII board since 2014
Treasurer: Dale Johnson
Investment Officer
Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association
Member of CII board since 2016
Co-Chair: Jennifer O'Dell
Assistant Director
LIUNA Staff and Affiliates Pension Fund
Member of CII board since 2014
Secretary: Vonda Brunsting
Director, Capital Stewardship Program
Service Employees International Union
Member of CII board since 2015
Co-Chair:Gregory Smith
Executive Director
Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association
Member of CII board since 2014, and 2008-2012

Non-Officer Board Members
Cambria Allen
Corporate Governance Director
UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust
Member of CII board since 2017
Mary Collins
Trustee
District of Columbia Retirement Board
Member of CII board since 2017, and 2003 to 2007
Trevor Gunderson
Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
General Mills
Member of CII board since 2014
Michael Garland
Assistant Comptroller for Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment, Office of the New York City Comptroller
New York City Pension Funds
Member of CII board since 2016
Matt Jacobs
General Counsel
California Public Employees' Retirement System
Member of CII board since 2017
John Keenan
Corporate Governance Analyst
AFSCME Employees Pension Plan
Member of CII board since 2016
Aeisha Mastagni
Portfolio Manager
California State Teachers’ Retirement System
Member of CII board since 2015
TerriJo Saarela
Director of Corporate Governance
State of Wisconsin Investment Board
Member of CII board since 2015
Ash Williams
Executive Director & CIO
Florida State Board of Administration
Member of CII board since 2016