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: Ash Williams
Executive Director & CIO
State Board of Administration of Florida
Member of CII board since 2016
Member of CII executive committee 1994 to 1996
Co-Chair: Hope Mehlman
EVP, Corporate Secretary, Chief Governance Officer and Deputy General Counsel, Regions Financial
Member of CII board since 2018
Treasurer: Scott Zdrazil
Senior Investment Officer - Corporate Governance
Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association
Member of CII board since 2018
Co-Chair: John Keenan
Corporate Governance Analyst
AFSCME Employees Pension Plan
Member of CII board since 2016
Secretary: Cambria Allen-Ratzlaff
Corporate Governance Director
UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust
Member of CII board since 2017
Co-Chair: 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
 

Non-Officer Board Members

Ron Baker
Executive Director
Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association
Member of CII board since 2018
Patricia Brammer
Corporate Governance Officer
Ohio Public Employees' Retirement System
Member of CII board since 2019
Carolina de Onis
General Counsel
Teacher Retirement System of Texas
Member of CII board since 2020
Mary Francis
Corporate Secretary and Chief Governance Officer
Chevron
Member of CII board since 2018
Louis Malizia
Assistant Director of Capital Strategies
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Member of CII board since 2020
Thomas McIntyre
International Representative
International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers
Member of CII board since 2018
Simiso Nzima
Investment Director, Global Equity
California Public Employees' Retirement System 
Member of CII board since 2019
Jennifer Peet
Corporate Governance Director
Office of the Oregon Treasurer and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund
Member of CII board since 2018
Mitch Vogel
Trustee
Illinois State Universities Retirement System
Member of CII board since 2020