The Board of Trustees is the governing body of the Employees’ Retirement System of the State of Hawaii, with certain areas of administrative control vested in the State Department of Budget and Finance.
Four of the eight members on the Board are elected by the membership: two general employees, a teacher and a retiree. Three members are citizens of the State, one of whom is an officer of a bank authorized to do business in the State or a person of similar experience, who are not employees and are appointed by the Governor. The State Director of Finance is an ex-officio member by statute.
The current members of the ERS Board of Trustees are:
|Board Member Elected||Date Term Began||Date Term Ends|
|Ms. Catherine Chan||January 2, 2016||January 1, 2022|
|Mr. Emmit Kane (Chair)||January 2, 2020||January 1, 2026|
|Ms. Genevieve Ley||January 2, 2018||January 1, 2024|
|Mr. Bennett Yap||January 2, 2020||January 1, 2026|
|Appointed Board Member||Date Term Began||Date Term Ends|
|Mr. Vincent Barfield||January 2, 2017||January 1, 2023|
|Mr. Lance Mizumoto||July 27, 2021||January 1, 2026|
|Ex Officio Board Member||Date Term Began||Date Term Ends|
|Mr. Craig Hirai||December 16, 2019||January 1, 2023|