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Snyder makes appointment to State Employees Retirement System Board

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Ronald Jones, of Haslett, to the State Employees Retirement System Board. 

The State Employees Retirement System Board provides oversight of the State Employees Retirement System Defined Benefit plan. 

“I thank Ronald for his willingness to serve on this important board,” Snyder said. 

Jones currently works for the Municipal Employees’ Retirement System of Michigan and serves as investment compliance counsel. He has more than 20 years of experience working in various capacities within state government, including roles at the former Department of Labor and Economic Growth and the Michigan Department of Treasury. Jones earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from Michigan State University and a degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. He will represent retiree members of the retirement system, replacing Douglas Drake. 

Jones will serve a three-year term expiring July 31, 2016, and his appointment is not subject to the advice and consent of the state Senate.