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: Scott Zdrazil
Senior Investment Officer
Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association
Member of CII board since 2018
Co-Chair: Margaret Foran
Chief Governance Officer, SVP and Corporate Secretary
Prudential Financial
Member of CII Board since 2020, previously on board from 2003-2007
Treasurer: Mansco Perry
Executive Director and CIO
Minnesota State Board of Investment 
Member of CII board since 2020
Co-Chair: Louis Malizia
Assistant Director of Capital Strategies
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Member of CII board since 2020
Secretary:Thomas McIntyre
International Representative
International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers
Member of CII board since 2018
Co-Chair: Aeisha Mastagni
Portfolio Manager
California State Teachers’ Retirement System
Member of CII Board since 2021, previously on board from 2016-2020

Non-Officer Board Members

Ron Baker
Executive Director
Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association
Member of CII board since 2018
Mary Francis
Corporate Secretary and Chief Governance Officer
Chevron
Member of CII board since 2018
Patti Gazda
Corporate Governance Officer
Ohio Public Employees' Retirement System
Member of CII board since 2019
Katy Hoffman
Chief of Staff, Investment Management Division
Teacher Retirement System of Texas
Member of CII board since 2021
Michael McCauley
Senior Officer
Florida State Board of Administration
Member of CII board since 2021
Simiso Nzima
Investment Director, Global Equity
California Public Employees' Retirement System 
Member of CII board since 2019
Elizabeth Parisian
Associate Director
American Federation of Teachers
Member of CII board since 2021
 
Tejal Patel
Corporate Governance Director
SEIU Affiliates’ Supplemental Retirement Savings Plan/SOC Investment Group
Member of CII board since 2021
 
Mitch Vogel
Trustee
State Universities Retirement System of Illinois
Member of CII board since 2020