2020 Board Election

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This fall, IMRF will hold elections for two Employee Trustees, one Executive Trustee and one Annuitant Trustee. Interested candidates can learn more about the terms, procedures, and qualifications for each of the open positions.


The most efficient ways to submit your nomination are through Secure Message in Member Access or attached to an email sent to IMRF at IMRFTrusteeElection@imrf.org. Member Access submissions will only be accepted for the account holder. Nominating petitions will be accepted in the IMRF office in Oak Brook between August 1, 2020, and September 15, 2020. Petitions received after 4:30 PM on September 15, 2020 will not be accepted.

Election for Employee Trustee

In November, IMRF members will elect two Employee Trustees, each for a five-year term. The five-year terms of office will run from January 1, 2021, through December 31, 2025.

You can run for Employee Trustee if you are:

The materials you'll need to run for Employee Trustee include:

To learn more about running for Employee Trustee, click here.

If there are only two candidates for these seats, the election will not be held, and the Board will confirm those candidates as Trustees at its December meeting.

Election for Executive Trustee

In November, IMRF employers will elect one Executive Trustee for a five-year term. The five-year term of office will run from January 1, 2021, through December 31, 2025.

You can run for Executive Trustee if you are:

The materials you'll need to run for Executive Trustee include:

To learn more about running for Executive Trustee, click here.

If there is only one candidate for this seat, the election will not be held, and the Board will confirm that candidate as Trustee at its December meeting.

Election for Annuitant Trustee

In November, IMRF annuitants (individuals receiving an IMRF pension) will elect one Annuitant Trustee for a five-year term. The five-year term of office will run from January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2025.

You can run for Annuitant Trustee if you are an IMRF annuitant receiving an IMRF annuity (pension) in January 2021.

The materials you'll need to run for Annuitant Trustee include:

To learn more about running for Annuitant Trustee, click here.

If there is only one candidate for this seat, the election will not be held, and the Board will confirm that candidate as Trustee at its December meeting.