Texas Senate Confirms Keith Brainard to State Public Pension Oversight Agency

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  • On: 05/15/2019 09:50:27
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The Texas Senate has confirmed the reappointment of Keith Brainard to the State Pension Review Board. 

By Allen Jones, TEXPERS Communications Manager

Keith Brainard
Brainard is vice-chair of the agency, which reviews all state and local public retirement systems for actuarial soundness. His term expires in 2025. 

Gov. Greg Abbott's office announced on May 1 the reappointed of Brainard to the Pension Review Board. The appointment was subject to Senate confirmation.

Brainard is a research director for the National Association of State Retirement Administrators, a nonprofit with members representing more than two-thirds of the $5.2 trillion held in trust for nearly 15 million working and 10 million retired employees of state and local government in the United States. Brainard is a co-author of The Governmental Plans Answer Book, according to a NASRA staff biography. Through his work, he established databases of public pension statistics. He also is a recipient of the Award for Excellence in Government Finance from the Government Finance Officers Association. Also, according to the announcement of his reappointment, Brainard is a former city council member for the City of Georgetown, where he resides. 



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