NOTICE OF ELECTION FOR A SEAT ON THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE
EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF THE STATE OF HAWAI’I
An election will be conducted for one seat on the Board of Trustees of the Employees’ Retirement System of the State of Hawai’i (the Retirement System), pursuant to Section 88-24, Hawai’i Revised Statutes, and Chapter 6-24, Hawai’i Administrative Rules. The seat is for a general employee. The term for the seat is for six years, beginning January 2, 2024.
A general employee is any member of the Retirement System who is classified as a general employee. The term “general employee” includes police officers and firefighters but does not include teachers, educational officers, or faculty and instructors of the University of Hawai’i. A general employee organization is an organization classified as an employee organization under Section 89-2, Hawai’i Revised Statutes, comprised principally of members who are general employees.
Candidates for the general employee seat may be proposed by general employee organizations. Lists of proposed candidates submitted by general employee organizations should be submitted with the resume of the qualifications of each candidate. The resume of each candidate may not contain more than one hundred words, including the name of the candidate.
A general employee who has not been proposed as a candidate by a general employee organization, as applicable, may have his or her name placed on the ballot by submitting a petition complying with Section 6-24-3, Hawai’i Administrative Rules, to the Board of Trustees, together with a resume of the qualifications of the candidate. The resume may not contain more than one hundred words, including the name of the candidate.
DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS
Lists of candidates proposed by general employee organizations with resumes of the candidates, and the petition of any other candidate with the candidate’s resume, must be received by the Retirement System at its Honolulu office no later than 4:30 p.m. on June 14, 2023.
Copies of the election rules and the petition form may be obtained from the Employees’ Retirement System of the State of Hawai’i, 201 Merchant Street.
Suite 1400, Honolulu, Hawai’i 96813.