Two Other Board Members Were Unopposed
Jason Perez was declared the winner to represent active public agency members on the CalPERS Board of Administration.
Public agency members include members employed by cities, counties, and special districts. Public agency election results were officially certified by the California Secretary of State on November 13, 2018.
Two incumbents ran unopposed for two other board seats up for re-election: Theresa Taylor, the state member representative, and Rob Feckner, the school member representative. Their election was officially certified by the Secretary of State on June 8, 2018.
The official results indicate Perez received 9,208 votes, which represents 56.78 percent of the votes cast during the voting period of August 31 through October 1, 2018. His competitor, incumbent Priya Mathur, received 7,008 votes, or 43.22 percent.
Perez is a sergeant for the Corona Police Department and president of his police officer association. He has been a CalPERS member for more than 27 years and this will be his first term. Taylor is the principal compliance representative for the Franchise Tax Board. This will be her second term as the state board member. Feckner is a glazing specialist for the Napa Valley Unified School District. This will be his sixth term as the school board member.
All three newly elected board members will begin their new terms of office on January 16, 2019.
To learn more, visit our Board Elections page.