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Gov. Rick Snyder makes appointment to Public School Employees' Retirement System Board

Thursday, April 2, 2015

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Timothy Raymer, of Grand Rapids, to the Michigan Public School Employees’ Retirement System Board.

The board is responsible for general oversight of retirement, survivor and disability benefits to employees in public school districts, intermediate school districts, and certain community colleges and universities.

“Timothy is an experienced professional and I look forward to the work he will do to provide retirement options for public school employees,” Snyder said.

Raymer is an adjunct professor for the school of finance at Grand Valley State University, and is owner of Raymer Consulting LLC. He recently retired as the assistant superintendent for finance and operations for Forest Hills Public Schools. He is a member of the Association of School Business Officials International, Michigan School Business Officials, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Government Finance Officers Association, and the National Association of Business Economists. Raymer is a certified public accountant and earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Western Michigan University and a master’s degree in business administration and accounting from Grand Valley State University. He represents members who retired from a finance or operations management position and a member of the largest organization of retirees and replaces Charles Thomas.

Raymer will serve a four-year term expiring March 30, 2019. His appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.